(Closed) Mother's Intuition

posted 5 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: Were you right about your first instinct?
    Yes! I had what I thought I was going to have. : (15 votes)
    35 %
    Nope! I was wrong. : (22 votes)
    51 %
    I didn't have any significant feeling either way : (6 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
    6826 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Nope I was wrong, I thought for sure I was having a girl, I so had this feeling.  Yep I had a boy instead… so I don’t buy into you know what you are having.

    Post # 4
    2638 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2006

    Up until, like, the day before the ultrasound I was sure I was having a girl. It’s what I imagined myself having first and in my dreams, my baby was always a girl.

    LOL. NOPE.

    Post # 5
    4583 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Darling Husband and I always pictured having a boy first and DH’s family was convinced of this as well. Mother-In-Law even gave us baby boy outfits when we first announced the pregnancy.

    However, my initial gut feeling was girl. As we got closer to our anatomy scan, I wasn’t sure one way or the other, but it turned out LO is a girl.

    ETA: baby hasn’t been born yet and we haven’t had another ultrasound since so you never know…


    Post # 6
    2402 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I was convinced we were having a boy from the beginning. Everyone else thought we were having a girl, except for a couple people.

    I started to get confused a couple weeks or so before my ultrasound thinking it could be a girl, because I only had dreams of having a girl and because of everyone telling me it was a girl.

    Turns out I should have trusted my instincts – we’re going to have a baby boy! 🙂

    Post # 7
    5479 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    We decided not to find out what we’re having, partly because I believed I’d have some sort of gut feeling.  Nope- nada.  I have zero intuition.  I have no idea what we’re having!  I hope to find out verrrrrry soon though…I’ll be 39 weeks tomorrow and I’m ever more uncomfortable!  Any day now would be fantastic, and it’s partly because I am sooo curious about whether we have a son or daughter.

    Post # 9
    9627 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2012


    Post # 10
    9075 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    The heart rate told my mother that my brother was a girl, he was a boy. She was told that I was twins… I’m not. 😉

    Post # 11
    4275 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    Well…I sort of wanted a boy. Everyone was convinced that we would have a boy but I had a strong feeling it was a girl. I had a dream while pregnant that my baby was a girl with dark hair and blue eyes. When we did the 3D gender scan, I told my husband that it was a girl. Sure enough, the tech saw the three lines and confirmed it.


    My baby has blue eyes and was born with a head of dark hair. However, that hair has now lightened considerably.  


    Post # 12
    1572 posts
    Bumble bee

    Both of us thought girl from the start, and the anatomy scan said girl, too!

    Hopefully it was correct, because we have LOTS of girl stuff now!

    Post # 13
    478 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    @DaneLady:  so excited for you to find out! I was team green but thought I was having a girl – nope! My son was born March 10. The minute my husband said “it’s a boy” was the best!

    Post # 14
    10367 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    It’s a 50:50 shot. People have a pretty good shot at being right (and feeling like “mother’s instinct” is justified/correct) and a pretty good shot at being wrong.

    Post # 15
    2289 posts
    Buzzing bee

    For my first daughter i was right….only because i had a dream about her..and she looks exactly like she did in my dream. my second daughter i was wrong..i seriously thought i was having a boy…obviously i was wrong i:-)…my mothers intuition is pretty strong now…i get these horrible feelings.like in the pit of my stomach and im usually right.

    Post # 16
    1297 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Nope, completely wrong! I was convinced it was a boy..and what a shocker at our 22 week scan when we were told girl!

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