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A Boy or a Girl?!

While still pregnant, many motherstry to guess their child's sex. This presents anexcellent topic to dwell upon while waiting for your child to comeout and meet you in person. It is fun and serves to express your loveand caring about your baby. Also, it helps themother imagine what her baby will look like as it is a crucial clue.All in all, it is a very interesting and joyful procedure.

However, numerous mothers claim thatthey have “felt” if their child was to be a boy or a girl at thevery start of their pregnancies. Moreover, these women tend tosuccessfully guess sexes of other women's babies. There are numerousfactors and approaches which can help a woman to know her child's sex.If you are interested in which ones those are, read on.

What Science Has to Offer

First of all, the ultrasound has proven tobe the most popular way of deducing your child's sex. Therefore, itis practiced by many. Depending on the capabilities of the doctor andthe type of the machine itself, in the optimal situations one iscapable of knowing his or her child's sex after less then two monthsof pregnancy. In addition to this approach, there is a genetic testing,which can alternatively be used for sex recognition.

Additional tests which are not meantspecifically for determining the sex of the baby, but may be used forthese purposes as well are chronic villus sampling and amniocenteses.The first test involves checking for any genetic abnormalities whileat the same time getting to know its sex. The later, however, is farmore risky as it involves stabbing a needle into the abdominal areaand taking samples of amniotic fluid.

Unorthodox, Exotic Ways

Tradition and tales of the old suggestseveral methods of telling which sex will the baby have. Firstly,there is a theory that, if a mother craves for sweets while pregnant,she will surely give birth to a girl. On the other hand, if shecraves for sour, salty and bitter foods, a son is bound to be born.

Another interesting approach relies onthe height of a pregnant woman's stomach. Namely, if her baby ishigh – it will be a girl. Therefore, a baby carried lower in thestomach is supposedly going to be a boy. Also, heart rate is said toplay a role too, more than 140 beats per minute meaning a girl is tobe born while everything under this predicts a boy.

Finally, there are more ways, proven ornot, which can help one satisfies his or her desire for knowing theawaited baby's gender. However, these above may keep future moms anddads occupied enough.

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