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    HB determine gender?
    melb1121 posted:
    has anybody heard anything regarding high vs. low HB determining the gender?.....and if so which is which thanks!
    Melenie(27) DH(27) DD1(3) DD2(2)...BFP 3/25/12....EDD 12/4/12 green team!!
    WantAnother2012 responded:
    I have heard that the higher hearbeat refers to a girl- the lower refers to a boy? Also they have done studies and proved that this in fact is just considered an old wives tale- bummer- wish it was factual!
    Shakanson responded:
    Well, they say that a higher heart beat is supposed to be a girl, and a lower hear beat is supposed to be a boy, but I wouldn't count on it being accurate. My baby's heart beat has been on the lower side, and our ultrasound showed a girl, and my mom was told my sister would be a boy because she had such a low heart rate. It's fun to guess though
    Sasha (22), DH (21), EDD 10/25/2012
    DixieBrandon responded:
    Actually they have done studies and they have found that most of the time a baby with a higher HB is a girl due to certain hormones a girl produces. It is not always true in all cases, but they say there is a difference. My 3 girls were all between 145-160bpm and I am now 23w3d with my first baby boy and last baby. His is always 125-130bpm. So mine is correct with that. Not saying all babies are, but in the studies roughly 67% of the time the HB can tell. Its not huge, but there is somewhat of a difference. Good luck!
    melb1121 replied to DixieBrandon's response:
    thanks for all the responses
    Melenie(27) DH(27) DD1(3) DD2(2)...BFP 3/25/12....EDD 12/4/12 green team!!

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