Wives Tales of Determining a Baby's Gender

Fetal Heart Beats 1 of 11

Rumor has it that if your baby has consistently faster heart beats of 140 beats per minute or more, you are having a girl. Some swear by predicting gender in this manner. Others argue it is a 50/50 shot either way, so you are bound to hear some people argue over this one. In actuality, fetal heart tones tend to vary depending on the time of day and the baby's stress level.