Pregnancy

He or She? Old Wives Tales

One of the most exciting things about pregnancy is finding out if you’re having a handsome baby boy or a sweet baby girl! While this is all in fun, it can be entertaining to guess and speculate what you’re having before you find out the official result! Here are my answers – we will see tomorrow if they’re right 😉

 

Old Wives Tale: Heart Rate | 
If the baby’s heart rate is above 140 bpm, it is said that the baby will be a girl. If it is under 140 bpm, then it will be a boy.

Prediction outcome: GIRL

 



Old Wives Tale: Carrying high or low | According to legend, if you’re carrying high you’re pregnant with a girl and if you’re carrying low you’re having a boy.

Prediction: BOY



 

Old Wives Tale: Wedding Ring Test
 | Using a string, hang your wedding ring over your pregnant belly. You are having a boy if the ring swings back and forth like a pendulum and it’s a girl if it swings in a circle.

Prediction:

 GIRL

 

Old Wives Tale: Acne | 
If you have acne while pregnant, it’s a girl. If your face is clear or your normal skin as pre-pregnancy you’re having a boy.

Prediction: BOY

 



Old Wives Tale: Cravings
 | Some believe that if you are craving salty or sour foods while pregnant, you can count on having a boy. If you crave sweets you are having a little girl.

Prediction: BOY



 

Old Wives Tale: Legs | If you gain weight in your legs you’re expecting a boy. If your legs stay in shape and lean, it’s a girl.

Prediction: BOY

 

Old Wives Tale: Chinese Gender Chart
 | It is based on how old the mother is at conception and the month that she conceived.

Prediction: BOY

 

Old Wives Tale: The Mayan Chart | Legend says that the Mayans determines a baby’s sex by looking at the mother’s age at conception and the year of conception. If both are even or both are odd, it’s a girl. If one is even and the other is odd, it’s a boy.

Prediction: BOY

 



Old Wives Tale:  Mom’s Beauty |  It is said that the girl “steals” the mother’s beauty. If you feel that you’re glowing then it is said you are having a baby boy.

Prediction: BOY

 

Old Wives Tale: Dream of Sex of Baby
 | If you have dreams that you are having a boy, you will have a girl. If you dream about having a girl, it will be a boy.

Prediction: IN

CONCLUSIVE (no dreams!)

 

Old Wives Tale: Clumsiness | It is said that if you are clumsier than usual during pregnancy it is a boy. If not, it’s a girl.

Prediction: BOY



 

Old Wives Tale: Side You Most Rest On | 
If a pregnant woman prefers to lay on her left side, she’s having a boy. If she prefers resting on her right side, she’s having a girl.

Prediction: GIRL

 


Old Wives Tale: Mother’s Intuition

Prediction: BOY

 

Old Wives Tale: Morning Sickness | 
If you had a smooth pregnancy with no morning sickness, it’s a boy. If you were sick or felt really nauseous during your pregnancy, count on a girl.

Prediction: GIRL



 

Old Wives Tale: Protein | 
When a pregnant woman craves meat and cheese, count on a boy.

Prediction: GIRL

 

Old Wives Tale: Feet
 | Are your feet colder now that you are pregnant? If so, you just might be having a boy. If your feet have stayed the same before pregnancy and during, you’re having a little girl.

Prediction: BOY

 

Old Wives Tale: Headaches | 
If you are having headaches, you might be carrying a boy.

Prediction: BOY

 

Old Wives Tale: Baby Names | 
It is said that when you can only think of specific names for a boy or a girl, you are expecting that gender.

Prediction: GIRL

 

Old Wives Tale: Urine
 | What color is your pee? If it is bright yellow, you will have a little girl. If your urine is a dull yellow  you’re likely expecting a boy.

Prediction: BOY

 

Old Wives Tale: Gender Eye Vain | Pull down your bottom eyelid and look for a “V” or a “Y” shaped vein. if the vein is in your left eye – it’s a girl, in your right eye – it’s a boy.

Prediction: GIRL

 

Old Wives Tale: Baking Soda Test | Take two tablespoons of baking soda and mix it with your urine. If the solution fizzes you are having a boy. If it remains flat you are expecting a girl.

Prediction: BOY

 

Old Wives Tale: Body Hair | If your body hair is growing thick and fast, you’re said to be having a boy. If your hair growth has remained normal, you’re having a girl.

Prediction: BOY

 

Old Wives Tale: Nail Growth | Are your nails growing faster, thicker and stronger? If yes you may be having a boy. If they are breaking easier than normal it’s a girl.

Prediction: BOY

 

TOTAL GIRL: 7

TOTAL BOY: 15

TOTAL INCONCLUSIVE: 1


Stay tuned this weekend for the big reveal! I cannot wait to share the news!

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