Nothing can compare with the joy and excitement of knowing your baby’s gender, especially if it’s your first time to have one.
Many would be parents ere so anxious to find out of their baby's gender, that they couldn't wait for the right time to have an ultrasound and resort to various methods just to satisfy their curiosity.
There are several pregnancy beliefs surfacing everywhere and it's up to you now whether you believe it or not.
#1 Morning Sickness
Women with multiple children claimed that they feel much sicker when they are pregnant with a girl than with a boy. This may be true because research tends to support this claim as well. Several studies have found that women who had extreme morning sickness were more likely to be pregnant with girls.
#2 Watermelon or Basketball?
Does your belly look like a watermelon or a basketball? Watermelon means you’re going to have a girl, while basketball means you’re more likely having a boy.
#3 Your Baby’s Heart Rate
They say that babies who have heart rate of under 140 beats per minute, are boys and those with more than 140 beats per minute are girls. Since at 10 weeks, you could already hear your baby's heartbeat using a medical device, you'll be able to come up with your own belief.
#4 Ribs or Bladder?
If it feels like the baby is kicking your ribs, you’re more likely having a girl but if the kicking is lower and near your bladder, it means that you might be having a boy.
#5 Any Cravings In Particular
If you're craving with sugary sweets right now, you could have a little girl in your belly. On the other hand, if you’re snacking on salty or spicy foods, you may have a little prince growing inside of you.
#6 How Much Have Your Bust Grown?
If your chest have grown and don’t seem to be your own anymore, you could be having a daughter. If you haven’t noticed a dramatic change, it may mean you’re having a boy.
#7 Are You Glowing or Quite The Opposite?
If you have shiny, healthy, fast growing hair and nails, you could be pregnant with a boy. If you’re glowing and your skin looks great, this could mean you’re having a boy as well. However, if your hair looks dull, and your face looks a teenager’s with break outs galore, you may be pregnant with a girl.
#8 Wedding Ring Test
Tie a wedding ring to a thread. Then, lie down somewhere comfortable and have someone hold the thread over your belly. If the ring swings in a circle, that means you are going to have a girl. If it swings back and forth you are having a boy.
Whether these beliefs are likely to be true or not, there's nothing wrong to expect. Just don't be disappointed when the result of your ultrasound areives, because boy or girl, that little creature is still a blessing.