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7 Gender-Predicting Old Wives' Tales You May Actually Believe

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"So are you having a boy or a girl?"

Every pregnant woman gets asked this question several times a day if she goes out into public with her baby belly, and glowing skin. Even if you're choosing not to find out the gender of your baby before they arrive to the world, it's fun to guess!

That's why we've put together a list of old wives' tales that are said to predict your baby's gender. Remember, these are just for fun- there's no actual science to back any of them up.

Morning Sickness

When you get up in the morning do you need to make a quick dash for the bathroom? They say that moms who feel nauseated during the first trimester are expecting a girl. And if you're craving everything? Well, it just means you're pregnant!

Salty or Sweet Cravings

Can't get enough brownies and ice cream mom? Then you're having a sweet little girl. If it's salt and spice that's satisfying your cravings, you can expect a boy.

The Wedding Ring Test

A neat way to see which way your rings will swing. Tie your wedding ring onto a thread and hold it over mom's belly. If it swings in a circular motion, you're having a girl. If it swings back and forth like a pendulum, it's a boy.

Continue to the next page to find out how your baby's heart can indicate gender and other clues your body is giving you.

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