(Closed) For Fun.. Gender Old Wives Tales

posted 5 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@MrsSawyer:  sounds like its a boy for me(:

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Sleep Position
Pay attention to which way you lay down in bed tonight. If you prefer sleeping on your left side, you’ll have a boy. Right side? You’re pregnant with a girl. 

GIRL

Upset Stomach
Little girls aren’t always sweet. Extreme nausea means you are having a daughter. 

GIRL

Soft or Dry Hands
If your hands are dry during pregnancy, you are having a boy; soft—expect a girl. 

GIRL

Food Cravings
Your favorite pregnancy foods may tell you what sex the baby is. If you’re craving citrus while pregnant, you’re having a girl. 

GIRL

Adult Acne
If altering hormones makes your skin break out, expect a girl. 

GIRL

Graceful or Clumsy Pregnancy
If you feel as though you’re gliding through they day, you’ll have a girl. Stumbling? It’s a boy. 

GIRL

Face Weight Gain
If your face gets fuller, it means you’re having a girl. 

GIRL

Sugar and Spice Food Cravings
Craving salt during pregnancy? Potato chips, pretzels, and popcorn means a boy is on the way. Need a little something sweet? Ice cream, chocolate, and candy means you’re having a girl.

GIRL

Mood Changes
If you’re experiencing pregnant mood swings, expect a baby girl to arrive soon. 

GIRL

High or Low Pregnant Belly
If you’re carrying the baby low on your stomach, expect a boy. If it’s high, you’re having a girl. 

GIRL

Baby Weight
If you’re carrying the baby in front, it’s a boy. Is the baby weight spaced all around your middle? It’s a girl. 

GIRL

Pendulum Test
Dangle a chain with a charm over your palm. It swings back and forth: boy. In a circle: girl. 

GIRL

Model Your Hands
“Show me your hands.” If you would hold your hands palms up, it’s a girl. Down? You’re having a boy. 

BOY

Toddler Advice
Get baby advice from a nephew or from a friend’s little boy. If a toddler boy shows interest in your belly, you’ll have a girl. If he ignores you, it’s a boy. 

GIRL

Key to Pregnancy
If you pick up a key by the round end, you’re having a boy. If you pick it up by the long end? A girl. 

NO IDEA

Even and Odd Numbers
If your age and year of conception are both even or odd, it’s girl. One even and one odd means a boy. 

GIRL

Baby’s Heartbeat
If the baby’s heart beats more than 150 times per minute, you’re pregnant with a girl. Less than 150, it’s a boy. 

GIRL

Dream Meanings
If you dream about having a girl while pregnant, you will wind up having a boy and vice versa. 

I HAVEN’T HAD ANY ABOUT GENDER

Breast Size
If your right breast is larger than the left while pregnant, you are having a girl. If the left is larger, it’s a baby boy.

NO IDEA

TOTAL: 15 GIRL, 1 BOY  – HOPE IT’S TRUE!  

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

Sleep Position
Pay attention to which way you lay down in bed tonight. If you prefer sleeping on your left side, you’ll have a boy. Right side? You’re pregnant with a girl. 

GIRL

Upset Stomach
Little girls aren’t always sweet. Extreme nausea means you are having a daughter. 

GIRL

Soft or Dry Hands
If your hands are dry during pregnancy, you are having a boy; soft—expect a girl. 

GIRL

Food Cravings
Your favorite pregnancy foods may tell you what sex the baby is. If you’re craving citrus while pregnant, you’re having a girl. 

BOY

Adult Acne
If altering hormones makes your skin break out, expect a girl. 

BOY

Graceful or Clumsy Pregnancy
If you feel as though you’re gliding through they day, you’ll have a girl. Stumbling? It’s a boy. 

GIRL

Face Weight Gain
If your face gets fuller, it means you’re having a girl. 

BOY

Sugar and Spice Food Cravings
Craving salt during pregnancy? Potato chips, pretzels, and popcorn means a boy is on the way. Need a little something sweet? Ice cream, chocolate, and candy means you’re having a girl.

GIRL

Mood Changes
If you’re experiencing pregnant mood swings, expect a baby girl to arrive soon. 

BOY

High or Low Pregnant Belly
If you’re carrying the baby low on your stomach, expect a boy. If it’s high, you’re having a girl. 

BOY

Baby Weight
If you’re carrying the baby in front, it’s a boy. Is the baby weight spaced all around your middle? It’s a girl. 

BOY

Pendulum Test
Dangle a chain with a charm over your palm. It swings back and forth: boy. In a circle: girl. 

GIRL

Model Your Hands
“Show me your hands.” If you would hold your hands palms up, it’s a girl. Down? You’re having a boy. 

GIRL

Toddler Advice
Get baby advice from a nephew or from a friend’s little boy. If a toddler boy shows interest in your belly, you’ll have a girl. If he ignores you, it’s a boy. 

(didn’t do this)

Key to Pregnancy
If you pick up a key by the round end, you’re having a boy. If you pick it up by the long end? A girl. 

BOY

Even and Odd Numbers
If your age and year of conception are both even or odd, it’s girl. One even and one odd means a boy. 

BOY

Baby’s Heartbeat
If the baby’s heart beats more than 150 times per minute, you’re pregnant with a girl. Less than 150, it’s a boy. 

GIRL

Dream Meanings
If you dream about having a girl while pregnant, you will wind up having a boy and vice versa. 

GIRL

Breast Size
If your right breast is larger than the left while pregnant, you are having a girl. If the left is larger, it’s a baby boy.

GIRL


10 FOR GIRL; 8 FOR BOY. I’m due to have a girl in less than 3 weeks 🙂

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Sleep Position
Pay attention to which way you lay down in bed tonight. If you prefer sleeping on your left side, you’ll have a boy. Right side? You’re pregnant with a girl. 

BOY

Upset Stomach
Little girls aren’t always sweet. Extreme nausea means you are having a daughter. 

GIRL

Soft or Dry Hands
If your hands are dry during pregnancy, you are having a boy; soft—expect a girl. 

GIRL

Food Cravings
Your favorite pregnancy foods may tell you what sex the baby is. If you’re craving citrus while pregnant, you’re having a girl. 

BOY

Adult Acne
If altering hormones makes your skin break out, expect a girl. 

GIRL

Graceful or Clumsy Pregnancy
If you feel as though you’re gliding through they day, you’ll have a girl. Stumbling? It’s a boy. 

GIRL

Face Weight Gain
If your face gets fuller, it means you’re having a girl. 

GIRL

Sugar and Spice Food Cravings
Craving salt during pregnancy? Potato chips, pretzels, and popcorn means a boy is on the way. Need a little something sweet? Ice cream, chocolate, and candy means you’re having a girl.

BOY

Mood Changes
If you’re experiencing pregnant mood swings, expect a baby girl to arrive soon. 

GIRL

High or Low Pregnant Belly
If you’re carrying the baby low on your stomach, expect a boy. If it’s high, you’re having a girl. 

GIRL

Baby Weight
If you’re carrying the baby in front, it’s a boy. Is the baby weight spaced all around your middle? It’s a girl. 

GIRL

Pendulum Test
Dangle a chain with a charm over your palm. It swings back and forth: boy. In a circle: girl. 

GIRL

Model Your Hands
“Show me your hands.” If you would hold your hands palms up, it’s a girl. Down? You’re having a boy. 

BOY

Toddler Advice
Get baby advice from a nephew or from a friend’s little boy. If a toddler boy shows interest in your belly, you’ll have a girl. If he ignores you, it’s a boy. 

GIRL

Key to Pregnancy
If you pick up a key by the round end, you’re having a boy. If you pick it up by the long end? A girl. 

GIRL

Even and Odd Numbers
If your age and year of conception are both even or odd, it’s girl. One even and one odd means a boy. 

GIRL

Baby’s Heartbeat
If the baby’s heart beats more than 150 times per minute, you’re pregnant with a girl. Less than 150, it’s a boy. 

GIRL

Dream Meanings
If you dream about having a girl while pregnant, you will wind up having a boy and vice versa. 

BOY

Breast Size
If your right breast is larger than the left while pregnant, you are having a girl. If the left is larger, it’s a baby boy.

GIRL

 

14 girl and 5 boy.

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I’m surprised more Bee’s haven’t posted on here. 

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I’m only 8 weeks so this may change as I progress.

Sleep Position
Pay attention to which way you lay down in bed tonight. If you prefer sleeping on your left side, you’ll have a boy. Right side? You’re pregnant with a girl. 

BOY

Upset Stomach
Little girls aren’t always sweet. Extreme nausea means you are having a daughter. 

BOY

Soft or Dry Hands
If your hands are dry during pregnancy, you are having a boy; soft—expect a girl. 

BOY

Food Cravings
Your favorite pregnancy foods may tell you what sex the baby is. If you’re craving citrus while pregnant, you’re having a girl. 

GIRL

Adult Acne
If altering hormones makes your skin break out, expect a girl. 

GIRL

Graceful or Clumsy Pregnancy
If you feel as though you’re gliding through they day, you’ll have a girl. Stumbling? It’s a boy. 

BOY

Face Weight Gain
If your face gets fuller, it means you’re having a girl. 

GIRL

Sugar and Spice Food Cravings
Craving salt during pregnancy? Potato chips, pretzels, and popcorn means a boy is on the way. Need a little something sweet? Ice cream, chocolate, and candy means you’re having a girl.

GIRL

Mood Changes
If you’re experiencing pregnant mood swings, expect a baby girl to arrive soon. 

GIRL

High or Low Pregnant Belly
If you’re carrying the baby low on your stomach, expect a boy. If it’s high, you’re having a girl. 

DON’T KNOW YET

Baby Weight
If you’re carrying the baby in front, it’s a boy. Is the baby weight spaced all around your middle? It’s a girl. 

DON’T KNOW YET

Pendulum Test
Dangle a chain with a charm over your palm. It swings back and forth: boy. In a circle: girl. 

BOY

Model Your Hands
“Show me your hands.” If you would hold your hands palms up, it’s a girl. Down? You’re having a boy. 

GIRL

Toddler Advice
Get baby advice from a nephew or from a friend’s little boy. If a toddler boy shows interest in your belly, you’ll have a girl. If he ignores you, it’s a boy. 

BOY

Key to Pregnancy
If you pick up a key by the round end, you’re having a boy. If you pick it up by the long end? A girl. 

BOY

Even and Odd Numbers
If your age and year of conception are both even or odd, it’s girl. One even and one odd means a boy. 

GIRL

Baby’s Heartbeat
If the baby’s heart beats more than 150 times per minute, you’re pregnant with a girl. Less than 150, it’s a boy. 

DON’T KNOW YET

Dream Meanings
If you dream about having a girl while pregnant, you will wind up having a boy and vice versa. 

BOY

Breast Size
If your right breast is larger than the left while pregnant, you are having a girl. If the left is larger, it’s a baby boy.

BOY


BOY=9 GIRL =7 and DON’T KNOW = 3

That was fun! I’ll be excited to see what changes as I progress.

Post # 10
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572 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Sleep Position
Pay attention to which way you lay down in bed tonight. If you prefer sleeping on your left side, you’ll have a boy. Right side? You’re pregnant with a girl.

GIRL

Upset Stomach
Little girls aren’t always sweet. Extreme nausea means you are having a daughter.

GIRL (well, sort of. from weeks 6-12.5)

Soft or Dry Hands
If your hands are dry during pregnancy, you are having a boy; soft—expect a girl.

BOY

Food Cravings
Your favorite pregnancy foods may tell you what sex the baby is. If you’re craving citrus while pregnant, you’re having a girl.

GIRL

Adult Acne
If altering hormones makes your skin break out, expect a girl.

BOY

Graceful or Clumsy Pregnancy
If you feel as though you’re gliding through they day, you’ll have a girl. Stumbling? It’s a boy.

BOY ( I have always been clumsy)

Face Weight Gain
If your face gets fuller, it means you’re having a girl.

BOY

Sugar and Spice Food Cravings
Craving salt during pregnancy? Potato chips, pretzels, and popcorn means a boy is on the way. Need a little something sweet? Ice cream, chocolate, and candy means you’re having a girl.

GIRL

Mood Changes
If you’re experiencing pregnant mood swings, expect a baby girl to arrive soon.

GIRL

High or Low Pregnant Belly
If you’re carrying the baby low on your stomach, expect a boy. If it’s high, you’re having a girl.

BOY

Baby Weight
If you’re carrying the baby in front, it’s a boy. Is the baby weight spaced all around your middle? It’s a girl.

GIRL

Pendulum Test
Dangle a chain with a charm over your palm. It swings back and forth: boy. In a circle: girl.

BOY

Model Your Hands
“Show me your hands.” If you would hold your hands palms up, it’s a girl. Down? You’re having a boy.

GIRL

Toddler Advice
Get baby advice from a nephew or from a friend’s little boy. If a toddler boy shows interest in your belly, you’ll have a girl. If he ignores you, it’s a boy.

BOY

Key to Pregnancy
If you pick up a key by the round end, you’re having a boy. If you pick it up by the long end? A girl.

GIRL

Even and Odd Numbers
If your age and year of conception are both even or odd, it’s girl. One even and one odd means a boy.

GIRL

Baby’s Heartbeat
If the baby’s heart beats more than 150 times per minute, you’re pregnant with a girl. Less than 150, it’s a boy.

GIRL

Dream Meanings
If you dream about having a girl while pregnant, you will wind up having a boy and vice versa.

GIRL

Breast Size
If your right breast is larger than the left while pregnant, you are having a girl. If the left is larger, it’s a baby boy.

BOY

 

11 for Girl, 8 for Boy. Won’t know for a few weeks though. 🙂

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Sleep Position
Pay attention to which way you lay down in bed tonight. If you prefer sleeping on your left side, you’ll have a boy. Right side? You’re pregnant with a girl. 

GIRL

Upset Stomach
Little girls aren’t always sweet. Extreme nausea means you are having a daughter. 

BOY

Soft or Dry Hands
If your hands are dry during pregnancy, you are having a boy; soft—expect a girl. 

BOY

Food Cravings
Your favorite pregnancy foods may tell you what sex the baby is. If you’re craving citrus while pregnant, you’re having a girl. 

BOY

Adult Acne
If altering hormones makes your skin break out, expect a girl. 

BOY

Graceful or Clumsy Pregnancy
If you feel as though you’re gliding through they day, you’ll have a girl. Stumbling? It’s a boy. 

BOY

Face Weight Gain
If your face gets fuller, it means you’re having a girl. 

BOY

Sugar and Spice Food Cravings
Craving salt during pregnancy? Potato chips, pretzels, and popcorn means a boy is on the way. Need a little something sweet? Ice cream, chocolate, and candy means you’re having a girl.

BOY

Mood Changes
If you’re experiencing pregnant mood swings, expect a baby girl to arrive soon. 

BOY

High or Low Pregnant Belly
If you’re carrying the baby low on your stomach, expect a boy. If it’s high, you’re having a girl. 

BOY

Baby Weight
If you’re carrying the baby in front, it’s a boy. Is the baby weight spaced all around your middle? It’s a girl. 

BOY

Pendulum Test
Dangle a chain with a charm over your palm. It swings back and forth: boy. In a circle: girl. 

DIDN’T TRY

Model Your Hands
“Show me your hands.” If you would hold your hands palms up, it’s a girl. Down? You’re having a boy. 

BOY

Toddler Advice
Get baby advice from a nephew or from a friend’s little boy. If a toddler boy shows interest in your belly, you’ll have a girl. If he ignores you, it’s a boy. 

BOY

Key to Pregnancy
If you pick up a key by the round end, you’re having a boy. If you pick it up by the long end? A girl. 

BOY

Even and Odd Numbers
If your age and year of conception are both even or odd, it’s girl. One even and one odd means a boy. 

BOY

Baby’s Heartbeat
If the baby’s heart beats more than 150 times per minute, you’re pregnant with a girl. Less than 150, it’s a boy. 

BOY

Dream Meanings
If you dream about having a girl while pregnant, you will wind up having a boy and vice versa. 

? Haven’t had a dream where the gender was known, just dreaming about baby stuff lol

Breast Size
If your right breast is larger than the left while pregnant, you are having a girl. If the left is larger, it’s a baby boy.

BOY

I’d say these are pretty accurate, having a boy!  The only one that said girl isn’t exactly correct, I like to sleep on my right because I can stick my foot out of the blanket if I’m laying on my right side lol

Post # 12
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4276 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I did some of these while pregnant… just for fun… I had a girl…

Boy: 8 Girl: 8

Post # 13
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820 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Okay I want to play too 🙂

Sleep Position
Pay attention to which way you lay down in bed tonight. If you prefer sleeping on your left side, you’ll have a boy. Right side? You’re pregnant with a girl. 

Boy ( I prefer my left, but often end up on my right)

Upset Stomach
Little girls aren’t always sweet. Extreme nausea means you are having a daughter. 

BOY

Soft or Dry Hands
If your hands are dry during pregnancy, you are having a boy; soft—expect a girl. 

BOY

Food Cravings
Your favorite pregnancy foods may tell you what sex the baby is. If you’re craving citrus while pregnant, you’re having a girl. 

Boy

Adult Acne
If altering hormones makes your skin break out, expect a girl. 

BOY

Graceful or Clumsy Pregnancy
If you feel as though you’re gliding through they day, you’ll have a girl. Stumbling? It’s a boy. 

BOY

Face Weight Gain
If your face gets fuller, it means you’re having a girl. 

BOY

Sugar and Spice Food Cravings
Craving salt during pregnancy? Potato chips, pretzels, and popcorn means a boy is on the way. Need a little something sweet? Ice cream, chocolate, and candy means you’re having a girl.

BOY

Mood Changes
If you’re experiencing pregnant mood swings, expect a baby girl to arrive soon. 

BOY

High or Low Pregnant Belly
If you’re carrying the baby low on your stomach, expect a boy. If it’s high, you’re having a girl. 

BOY

Baby Weight
If you’re carrying the baby in front, it’s a boy. Is the baby weight spaced all around your middle? It’s a girl. 

BOY

Pendulum Test
Dangle a chain with a charm over your palm. It swings back and forth: boy. In a circle: girl. 

BOY

Model Your Hands
“Show me your hands.” If you would hold your hands palms up, it’s a girl. Down? You’re having a boy. 

BOY

Toddler Advice
Get baby advice from a nephew or from a friend’s little boy. If a toddler boy shows interest in your belly, you’ll have a girl. If he ignores you, it’s a boy. 

N/A

Key to Pregnancy
If you pick up a key by the round end, you’re having a boy. If you pick it up by the long end? A girl. 

BOY

Even and Odd Numbers
If your age and year of conception are both even or odd, it’s girl. One even and one odd means a boy. 

BOY

Baby’s Heartbeat
If the baby’s heart beats more than 150 times per minute, you’re pregnant with a girl. Less than 150, it’s a boy. 

Don’t remember

Dream Meanings
If you dream about having a girl while pregnant, you will wind up having a boy and vice versa. 

Only one dream so far and it was of a girl so BOY

Breast Size
If your right breast is larger than the left while pregnant, you are having a girl. If the left is larger, it’s a baby boy.

BOY

TOTAL: 17 BOY, two not applicable…Guess we will find out in June lol


 
 

Post # 14
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1572 posts
Bumble bee

Sounds fun 🙂

Sleep PositionPay attention to which way you lay down in bed tonight. If you prefer sleeping on your left side, you’ll have a boy. Right side? You’re pregnant with a girl. 

GIRL for the most part

Upset StomachLittle girls aren’t always sweet. Extreme nausea means you are having a daughter. 

GIRL – at least for the first 15 weeks.

Soft or Dry HandsIf your hands are dry during pregnancy, you are having a boy; soft—expect a girl. 

BOY

Food CravingsYour favorite pregnancy foods may tell you what sex the baby is. If you’re craving citrus while pregnant, you’re having a girl. 

GIRL – I’ve been all over clementines and mandarin oranges 🙂

Adult AcneIf altering hormones makes your skin break out, expect a girl. 

GIRL – only breaking out on my chest and shoulders, though! My face actually looks  better!

Graceful or Clumsy PregnancyIf you feel as though you’re gliding through they day, you’ll have a girl. Stumbling? It’s a boy. 

BOY

Face Weight GainIf your face gets fuller, it means you’re having a girl. 

BOY

Sugar and Spice Food CravingsCraving salt during pregnancy? Potato chips, pretzels, and popcorn means a boy is on the way. Need a little something sweet? Ice cream, chocolate, and candy means you’re having a girl.

BOTH – I don’t really have set cravings, but depending on the day I will want salty or sweet or even sour.

Mood ChangesIf you’re experiencing pregnant mood swings, expect a baby girl to arrive soon. 

GIRL

High or Low Pregnant BellyIf you’re carrying the baby low on your stomach, expect a boy. If it’s high, you’re having a girl. 

BOTH? – It started out lower, then went high, and is now kindof low again, haha

Baby WeightIf you’re carrying the baby in front, it’s a boy. Is the baby weight spaced all around your middle? It’s a girl. 

BOY

Pendulum TestDangle a chain with a charm over your palm. It swings back and forth: boy. In a circle: girl. 

GIRL

Model Your Hands“Show me your hands.” If you would hold your hands palms up, it’s a girl. Down? You’re having a boy. 

GIRL

Toddler AdviceGet baby advice from a nephew or from a friend’s little boy. If a toddler boy shows interest in your belly, you’ll have a girl. If he ignores you, it’s a boy. 

BOY

Key to PregnancyIf you pick up a key by the round end, you’re having a boy. If you pick it up by the long end? A girl. 

GIRL

Even and Odd NumbersIf your age and year of conception are both even or odd, it’s girl. One even and one odd means a boy. 

GIRL

Baby’s HeartbeatIf the baby’s heart beats more than 150 times per minute, you’re pregnant with a girl. Less than 150, it’s a boy. 

GIRL & BOY – mine varied. Before 20 weeks, it was usually over 150, but since then, it has been under.

Dream MeaningsIf you dream about having a girl while pregnant, you will wind up having a boy and vice versa. 

GIRL & BOY – I had dreams of girls at first, and then started having boy dreams right before my anatomy scan!

Breast SizeIf your right breast is larger than the left while pregnant, you are having a girl. If the left is larger, it’s a baby boy.

GIRL &BOY – Lol they look about even!

TOTAL: GIRL=9 ; BOY=5 ; TIE=5  Haha this was interesting. I’m due with a girl in June, by the way 🙂

Post # 15
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818 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

We will hopefully find out what we are having today as long as baby cooperates so will update when we find out.

Post # 16
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818 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Well the 15 girls and 1 boy = a boy for me! Confirmed yesterday by u/s. So I have to give the myths a big fat no working for me lol

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