Kelsey Robertson Dec 22, share If you're pregnant and you want to know the sex of your unborn baby, an ultrasound at weeks along can usually give you the information you crave, but five months is a long time to wait for some. Fortunately, for the impatient souls among us, there are some ways to predict with about 50 percent accuracy the sex of your baby. There are too many old wives tales out there to include all of them, but here are six methods with the highest success rates: Then watch how it swings.
If it swings from side-to-side like a pendulum, then you are most likely carrying a baby boy. If it swings in a circular motion then you are probably expecting a baby girl. Read 10 things men need to know after their wife becomes a mommy 2. Morning sickness If you are extremely ill during the first few months of your pregnancy, chances are you are having a little girl.
Expectant mothers will have morning sickness while pregnant with boys too, of course, but extreme sickness early on is an indicator that it is time for you to stock up on the pink clothes. How are you carrying the baby A photo posted by Hair tutorials and inspopics? Salty cravings indicate a little boy is growing inside you. Advertisement Report this ad 5. Heart rate This old wives tale says that the baby's heart rate can indicate the sex of the baby.
A heart rate over beats per minute BPM is predicted to be a girl while a baby with a heart rate slower than BPM, will most likely be a boy. Read 's most beautifully unique baby names 6. Breakouts A photo posted by ryan elizabeth the. But it's not all bad; those pesky breakouts mean a girl could be making her way into your future.
These tests may just be variations of old wives tales passed down for centuries, or they may be a glance into your future. Whatever they are, plenty of moms-to-be claim success in predicting their baby's sex with all six of these methods. If you want to be percent positive, then you have to wait until your bundle of joy is born. In the meantime, you can distract yourself with these methods and who knows, maybe they will predict your future.
Kelsey is a student studying to broaden her horizons through the written word. She loves the outdoors, family, car washes and punny witticisms.