One of the most exciting times in the lives of parents is when they’re expecting a child. So much speculation flies around about whether it’s going to be a girl or a boy. Doctors can tell the gender of an unborn child during an ultrasound. But you’d be surprised to find ways of guessing the gender of your child even without an ultrasound to tell you. For one, there’s the Chinese gender prediction test. There are many other “signs” that signal toward a particular gender of your child.
FeedFond has collected 18 signs that show if you’re having a boy or a girl. Read on to find out more.
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With the ever-growing size of your body during pregnancy, it’s natural to be a bit clumsy. However, if you’re clumsier than normal, chances are you’re having a boy.
#17 Breast size
At different stages of the pregnancy, you’ll notice how the size of your breasts changes. If your right breast is bigger than the left, you are probably having a boy. It’s a girl if it’s the other way around.
#16 Nipple color
The color of your nipples indicates the gender of your unborn child. The darker the color, chances are you’re having a boy. If the color remains unchanged throughout pregnancy, you may have a girl.
#15 Sleeping position
Sleeping on the right side means you’re having a boy and sleeping on the left side is a sign that it’s a girl.
If you have bad bouts of a headache, a boy is on the way. No headaches mean it’s a girl.
#13 Dad’s weight
If the dad gains weight, it may be a girl and if he remains slim, it’s a boy.
#12 Carrying high or low
If your belly is low, it’s likely you’re carrying a boy. If your belly is high, then it’s probably a girl.
#11 Food cravings
Salty food cravings indicate a boy, while sweet food cravings mean it’s likely to be a girl.
#10 Foot swelling
If your feet stay the same size and don’t swell, it’s a girl. Boys can add half a size to your foot.
#9 Foot temperature
If your feet feel cold, it’s a boy. If the temperature doesn’t change, it’s a girl.
#8 Weight gain distribution
If you gain weight all over the body, then it’s a girl and if all your weight gain is concentrated in your belly, then a boy is on its way.
#7 Body hair
Body hair that grows fast and thick indicates a boy, while no changes in body hair indicate it’s a girl.
#6 Hair texture
Glossy, thick hair indicates you’re having a boy, while limp, dull hair signals the arrival of a girl.
#5 The baking soda test
Mix two tablespoons of baking soda with your urine. If it fizzes, it’s a boy. Otherwise, it’s a girl.
#4 Linea nigra
Linea nigra is a straight line some women get down their belly. If the line stops below the belly button, it’s a girl. If the linea nigra continues above the belly button, then it’s a boy.
#3 The “Glow”
Only a baby boy can give you a pregnancy glow.
Carrying a girl might give you acne, while if you don’t break out, chances are that it’s a boy.
#1 Skin changes
If your skin becomes oily, it’s a girl. If your skin remains dry, then it’s a boy.
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