True or False: You Can Predict Your Baby's Gender by How You Carry the Pregnancy
Evidence for the Health Claim
Evidence Against the Health Claim
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Choosing your baby's sex: The folk wisdom, BabyCenter.com website. Available at: http://www.babycenter.com/refcap/preconception/gettingpregnant/7061.html . Updated July 2006. Accessed November 5, 2008.
Fetal sexing by ultrasound in the second trimester: maternal preference and professional ability. Ultrasound Obstet Gunecol . 1996;8:318-321.
Perry DF, DiPietro J, Costigan K. Are women carrying “basketballs” really having boys? Testing pregnancy folklore. Birth . 1999;26:172-177.
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