PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH

9 Pregnancy Myths That Might Surprise You - Myth 2

By Temma Ehrenfeld  @temmaehrenfeld
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November 09, 2017

Claim #2: The shape of your belly indicates whether you’re carrying a boy or girl.

 

Response: There are a myriad of so-called signs of the sex of your baby. In fact, “the only way to identify gender before birth is through an ultrasound,” says Kate Connors, a spokeswoman for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). “Anything else is truly an old wives’ tale.” Don’t trust over-the-counter tests, either.

 

 

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Updated:  

November 09, 2017

Reviewed By:  

Janet O’Dell, RN