Fun Myths About Predicting the Gender of Your Baby

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 | Comments Off on Fun Myths About Predicting the Gender of Your Baby

Can You Predict Your Baby's Gender Using Old Wives Tales? Fun Myths Predicting GenderGirl or boy, You’ll bring much joy! – Author Unknown

 

How many times have well-meaning family members, friends, and even strangers started the conversation of your baby’s gender during your pregnancy? I guess it’s only natural for others to be curious. Fun myths about predicting the gender of your baby have been around for generations. Old wives tales have been passed down that promise to predict gender to a T. This week Baby’s Own Room decided to share some of the fun myths.  

Here are some fun myths that have been used to predict a baby’s gender. Let’s see how many of these you’ve heard. Warning: If you are relying on these myths alone, we strongly suggest that you go with a gender neutral baby bedding, just in case! 🙂

Here are some fun myths that have been used to predict a baby's gender. Let's see how many of these you've heard.

Your baby is most likely a boy if: 

  • You are carrying your baby low.
  • Your food cravings tend to be on the salty side.
  • Baby’s heart beat is slower, below 140 beats per minute.
  • Okay this one’s a visual and my favorite! You tie your wedding ring to a string, hang it over your belly and it moves around in circles.
  • You’re more prone to headaches during the pregnancy.

 

Here are some fun myths that have been used to predict a baby's gender. Let's see how many of these you've heard.

Your baby is most likely a girl if: 

  • You are more moody than usual.
  • Your food cravings tend to be on the sweet side. (Think sugar and spice and everything nice)
  • You’re carrying the baby high and really round.
  • Okay get out the string and wedding ring again. This time when you hang it over your belly it should swing from side to side if baby is a girl.
  • You suffered morning sickness pretty bad in the first 12 weeks.

 

Of course there are more scientific ways to determine the gender of your baby if you must know. But, for today we’re just chatting about the old wives tales passed down. Have any more to share with us? Did you successfully predict any of your babies using some of these fun myths? Baby’s Own Room would love to hear from you.

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