Is It a Boy or a Girl? Three Old Wives’ Tales That May Reveal the Truth

Too early for a sonogram to tell you the sex of your unborn child? Trying to hold out and keep that envelope sealed until your due date? Even if you're committed to keeping your child's gender a secret right up until delivery, there are some small cheats you can use that might tell you the truth. We can't vouch for the accuracy of these old wives' tales, but plenty of women will report that these unique methods revealed their child's gender long before they glanced at a sonogram. Maybe so, maybe not – decide for yourself.

1. High versus low. Urban myths abound claiming that carrying high up in your belly means your baby will be a girl, and carrying low down in your pelvis means your little one will be a bouncing baby boy.

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