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High Heart Beat + Sweet Cravings = GIRL?!

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4 years ago
Hey ya'll!!! Mkay, I know that these are "wives tales"... but, wanted to see what ya'lls experience was. I am 11 weeks exactly and went 2 days ago to the doctor and heard the heart beat the first time.. It was 164 bpm and I have been craving everything sweet like : watermelon, Peterbrook's chocolate covered popcorn, strawberries w cool whip, cupcakes, and cotton candy explosion icecream!!! I haven't had any cravings for "REAL FOOD" and have been turned off to my favorite foods lol.. So, everyone is telling me that I am having a GIRL bc girls have higher beats (over 140) and boys tend to have lower ones (under 140) and the fact that I have been wanting sweet stuff.. Any one else???

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4 years ago
My daughter always had a heart reat under 140, and I craved salt. I'm supposed to be having a girl again, and same heart beat! The only 100% way of knowing, is waiting for it to come out. I had a US at 31 weeks, and the tech told me %100 girl, and I'm not blind, I saw a butterfly, but still, until she comes out, I'll still be unsure!
4 years ago
My boys have all (3) had higher heart rates.  I've craved everything from sweet one day to salty the next to absolutely nothing sounds good at all the next.  I've carried high, carried low, carried in the middle.  All 3 the same sex - BOY!  Don't go by wives tales - they are usually wrong.
4 years ago
I'm extremely high with this pregnancy and was high with my 2nd and both were boys!  Everyone said oh it must be a girl because my stomach is up under my boobs and it's very clearly a boy!  So I don't think you can go by that either.  Sorry :(
4 years ago
When I first her by baby's heart beat, it was high and I only crave sweets so unfortunately you cannot go by that.
4 years ago
I have noticed with my girls that their heartbeat was high like that and my boy was lower. However this time around its a girl and her heartbeat is a little lower than I thought it would be. I only craved sweets with my son and it turned out that I had gestational diabetes. I have heard the one about the girls stealing your beauty like flowerpetal mentioned but I think I got a little accne with each one including my son. Nothing is exact. I was just try to go by what you think and wait until the ultra sound. You only have about 5-9 weeks to wait (I know it seems like forever). Good luck sweetie :)
4 years ago
all wives tale..they say with a girl u break out and gain alot of weight..guess what im not broken out(only for a few weeks in the beginnig)and i only gained 8pds and in 6 1/2 months..you really cant be sure till the ultrasound and even then they say its not 100%
4 years ago
i H0NESTLY SAY THAT .. Y0U WiLL NEVER KN0W UNTiL THEY TELL Y0U BECUS i AM HAViNG A GiRL & EVERY0NE TH0UGHT iT WAS G0iNG T0 BE A B0Y : i HAVE N0T BEEN SiCK , HER HEARTBEAT HAS BEEN 140 , 160 , & 180 . S0, Y0U JUST HAVE T0 WAiT & SEE & BELiEVE ME i KN0W THE WAiT SEEMS LiKE F0REVER BECUS MY WAiT SURE DiD !
4 years ago
When I was pregnant with my son, his heartbeat was 171 and I craved sweet things.

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