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question about the heartbeat

when you were pregnant and heard the heartbeat if it was lower was it a boy? was it a girl if it was higher?


Asked by jennifer588 at 10:52 AM on Jun. 27, 2010 in Pregnancy

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Answers (9)
  • My daughter's HR was always 160.

    I don't know what I'm having this time, but the HR has been slower... between 120 and 150 lol.

    Answer by Ati_13 at 11:58 AM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • Nope. We tried all kinds of gender predictions, just for fun. We tried the wedding band over the belly and all that. None of them were right.

    Answer by renea20 at 10:55 AM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • Old wives tale! I believed it too :( My son's heartbeat was always in the 160's, but mostly stayed at 160. This one's heartbeat was 180, then 173, and now it's been 160 for the past couple visits....just found out it's a girl!! Sooo both my baby's heartrates were the same and I have a boy and now a girl.

    Answer by mamie2shoes at 10:56 AM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • No, I've never heard that old wives tale before, sorry:)

    Answer by shanlaree at 10:56 AM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • If I am not mistaken I think a girl has the higher heartrate.... Congrats on your new arrival..

    Answer by mistym31 at 10:57 AM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • No....both were up and down the whole time.

    Answer by CAGirl4 at 11:08 AM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • The wives tale says boys are slower girls are faster, and although I'm sure it's been disproven hundreds of times, it was right with my daughter. Her heart beat never read below 155.

    Answer by Pudge_Pie20 at 11:30 AM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • No - mine were always pretty much the same and I have 3 boys, 1 girl and am expecting a girl in 2 weeks. Her heartbeat at my last appointment was in the 130s.

    Answer by missanc at 12:47 PM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • It was true for me. My girls heartrates were always 150 and above and my little man was always 150 or below!
    My sisters say it wasn't true for them though.

    Answer by WillDoDa at 4:44 PM on Jun. 27, 2010