Pregnancy Boy or Girl Are You Having a Girl or Boy? Do old wives tales really know best? By Robin Elise Weiss, PhD Updated August 18, 2017 Share Pin Email More in Pregnancy Boy or Girl Are You Pregnant Pregnancy Week by Week Labor Basics Pregnant Body Fetal Development Prenatal Care Childbirth and Labor Induction of Labor Complications Baby Names Pregnancy Tests Cesarean Section Feeding Your Baby Getting Pregnant Baby Products View All 1. How are you carrying your baby? We Are Sisu/Stocksy United High Low Correct Wrong 2. Which do you crave? carotur/iStock Sweet Salty Correct Wrong 3. My baby's heart rate is: Photo © Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images Above 140 beats per minute Below 139 beats per minute Correct Wrong 4. The color of my urine is: Photo © Image Source Bright Yellow Dull Yellow Correct Wrong 5. Which direction does your pillow face: Photo © Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images South North Correct Wrong 6. Was the month of your conception: Photo © Image Source/Getty Images Odd Even Correct Wrong 7. Are your feet: Photo © uccia_photography/Getty Images Colder than before pregnancy Not colder than before pregnancy Correct Wrong 8. Does the hair on your legs grow: Photo © Peathegee Inc/Getty Images The same as before pregnancy. Faster Correct Wrong 9. Do you eat the heel of a loaf of bread? Photo © Adam Galt/Getty Images No way! Love it! Correct Wrong 10. Has your breast development been dramatic in pregnancy? Vasileios Economou/Getty Images Not really. Yes! Correct Wrong Are You Having a Girl or Boy? You got: You are having a girl! Daniela Solomon/Getty Images Well sugar and spice and everything nice! The old wives tales have spoken and collectively - the girl signs and symptoms win and declare that you are expecting a baby girl! You might have a lot of thoughts that occur when you start imagining yourself as the parent of a baby girl. You might see lots of pink, frilly things, dresses, and dances, but you might also see your favorite books and stories, sports leagues, science fair, and more. No matter what you imagine when it comes to raising a girl - it's a delightful path. Are you ready to have a daughter? While this is just for fun, there are people who swear by the results and have lots of babies they've guessed correctly. That doesn't mean that there isn't room for errors and many families choose to have this answer verified in later pregnancy by ultrasound or other methods. THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment. Share Your Results Share Pin Tweet Are You Having a Girl or Boy? You got: You're having a boy! Kevin Liu/Getty Images Snails and puppy dog tails aside, the old wives have decided that a baby boy is in your future! All of the symptoms say that a boy is sure to grace your life. Based on the answers and symptoms you're experiencing, a baby boy is what you're carrying according to this folklore. What does this mean? Some people think about all things masculine and hard core - lots of sports themes, and blue may fill your mind. You may also see a baby boy as your chance to pass on your inner geek, lots of great books to read, and science to do. Now you'll have plenty of time to sit back and think about the parent you'll be as you wait for your due date. Some say there is a lot of history and science behind these questions and answers, while others are just here for the fun. Most people confirm this result later in pregnancy with an ultrasound. The good news is that this isn't like fishing, you get to keep whatever you "catch." Are you ready for mud pies and bow ties? THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment. Share Your Results Share Pin Tweet Up Next Up Next Article 125 Unisex Baby Names Up Next Article Comparing Boy and Girl Ultrasound Pictures: What're the Differences? Up Next Article Girl or Boy: What does the Ancient Chinese Chart say? Up Next Article Take this Quiz: Is Your Baby a Girl or a Boy?