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Old wives tales... Do you have any? Which are legit which are bogus?

Anonymous
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So I don't have any but read on here the other day about peeing on baking soda to determine if your preg w/ a boy or a girl? Please share your old wives tales and details on how to properly execute them! I'm preg I wanna try some of these I just don't know any!
Posted by Anonymous on Aug. 21, 2013 at 7:10 AM
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ButterMeUp
by Butters on Aug. 21, 2013 at 7:15 AM
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Old wives tales:
-Only whores use tampons.
-No man will buy the cow if he's had the milk for free.

New wives tales:
-Beastfeeding somehow makes children smarter and provides life long health benefits.
-Only co sleeping, baby wearing, nurse my kid until it's 20 mothers love and context with their children.

Can someone say BULLSHIT?
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Aug. 21, 2013 at 7:17 AM
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Being born under the veil comes with a gift.
B1Bomber
by Ruby Member on Aug. 21, 2013 at 7:32 AM
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Carry high = boy, carry low = girl (or vice versa, can't remember)

Bad heartburn = baby born with tons of hair

Rubbing lotion/oil/butter into your tummy will prevent stretch marks (yeah right).

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Aug. 21, 2013 at 7:55 AM
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Breastfeeding does have long term health benefits for mom and baby. Obviously you don't read much.

Quoting ButterMeUp:

Old wives tales:

-Only whores use tampons.

-No man will buy the cow if he's had the milk for free.



New wives tales:

-Beastfeeding somehow makes children smarter and provides life long health benefits.

-Only co sleeping, baby wearing, nurse my kid until it's 20 mothers love and context with their children.



Can someone say BULLSHIT?
ButterMeUp
by Butters on Aug. 21, 2013 at 7:59 AM
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There is little to no proof of that breastfeeding has much to do with life long health.

Apparently your just another little sheep.


Quoting Anonymous:

Breastfeeding does have long term health benefits for mom and baby. Obviously you don't read much.



Quoting ButterMeUp:

Old wives tales:


-Only whores use tampons.


-No man will buy the cow if he's had the milk for free.





New wives tales:


-Beastfeeding somehow makes children smarter and provides life long health benefits.


-Only co sleeping, baby wearing, nurse my kid until it's 20 mothers love and context with their children.





Can someone say BULLSHIT?
RoxStetz
by on Aug. 21, 2013 at 8:00 AM
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Don't tell anyone you are pg until after the 3rd month, its bad luck.

Tie you wedding band to a string and have someone hold it over your baby bump. It it circles its a boy, swings back and forth its a girl.
aiyess
by Gold Member on Aug. 21, 2013 at 8:02 AM
What if you're not married?


Quoting RoxStetz:

Don't tell anyone you are pg until after the 3rd month, its bad luck.



Tie you wedding band to a string and have someone hold it over your baby bump. It it circles its a boy, swings back and forth its a girl.

fairyjester
by on Aug. 21, 2013 at 8:02 AM
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hey now that second on is  PROVEN  to have a 50% chance of being accurate

Quoting RoxStetz:

Don't tell anyone you are pg until after the 3rd month, its bad luck.

Tie you wedding band to a string and have someone hold it over your baby bump. It it circles its a boy, swings back and forth its a girl.


OneAllergicMama
by Platinum Member on Aug. 21, 2013 at 8:03 AM

There is a wives tail about mixing urine and Drano to figure out the sex.

RoxStetz
by on Aug. 21, 2013 at 8:05 AM
Lol!! Ikr?


I guess any ring would do, I heard this years ago from my great grandma.


Quoting fairyjester:

hey now that second on is  PROVEN  to have a 50% chance of being accurate

Quoting RoxStetz:

Don't tell anyone you are pg until after the 3rd month, its bad luck.



Tie you wedding band to a string and have someone hold it over your baby bump. It it circles its a boy, swings back and forth its a girl.


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