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Wives' Tales About Gender Predictions

Do You Know the Old Wives' Tales About Gender?

Moms-to-be are an impatient breed, especially when it comes to knowing their babies' genders. As they wait for ultrasounds, family and friends may share some old wives' tell to help determine what color to paint the nursery. How many of these methods have you heard of? Take our quiz to see if you are a master of gender myths.

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At your last OB appointment, your baby's heart rate was 150 BPM. According to the wives' tale, you'll be having a . . .

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You're carrying your bump low, so you'll be having a . . .

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You have wicked morning sickness. Some might say you're having a . . .

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You crave lemon gelato! You must be having a . . .

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Your face seems to have gotten rounder and fuller. Chances are you're having a . . .

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During pregnancy, you notice your right breast is larger than the left. That means you're having a . . .

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Your husband has packed on the pounds during your pregnancy. His weight gain could indicate you're having a . . .

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You've noticed a few pimples pop up on your face. These zits mean you're having a . . .

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This is a fun trick. You hold a necklace over your baby bump, and the pendant swings back and forth. Looks like you're having a . . .

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Brrrr. Despite the warm weather, you feel colder than ever. It's possible you're having a . . .

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oliveoyle625 oliveoyle625 7 years
All the wives tales and tests pointed to us having a boy, but we found out we are having a girl. Had a pretty good pregnancy, no morning sickness, food aversions, just a little bit of nausea and heartburn.
jenni5 jenni5 7 years
I carried low the 2nd time and had a boy but then it was my 2nd time. Everything was already stretched out. But than had horrible nausea with him too. I guess these are more for fun than anything else.
kty kty 7 years
6/7 but that's because while pregnant i read a lot of the old wives tales and they came true for me...i had a boy
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