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165 Heart bit rate. Is it boy or girl?
Hi,
Today I had first ultrasound and doctor’s appointment. Also I am 12 weeks today. My baby was very active and heart bit rate was 165. Do you have idea about that? It’s going to be a girl? I heard girl’s heart bit rate always faster than boy. Any comments would be much appreciated.


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Sue
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208686 tn?1293034103
Hi Sue.. Congrats on the first ultrasound! And for making it to the second trimester! YAY!!

You know. I used to believe that myth too because my daughters (18 years ago) was 160 + and my sons was always -150. Well.. Brayden's heartrate started out at 168 and has been up and down since. It has nothing to do with the sex.
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359142 tn?1321124523
Old wives tale with some documented accuracy 140 below is a boy 160 and above girl and who knows if its in between.

It was right with both of my kids...son was 135 and girl was 165.
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317019 tn?1327343013
i used to think the heart rates would help too...but i learned through my last preg that they are wrong...if fact everything that tried to help predict the gender was wrong

i know when im able to get preg again i wont be finding out the gender...it truly be a blessing and surprise

try to stay patient and wait for your u/s to let you know the sex of the baby
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296076 tn?1371338074
it is wrong so much.... everything you do will be 50/50 might as well just flip a coin...  mine was always under 140 and it is a girl
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171867 tn?1271047748
yep..just a tale no truth to it ! my lil guy was 168 at 7 weeks and is a boy!.....it would be nice it it true to give us some idea but its not
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97615 tn?1212682189
agreed, my daughter who is going to be 18 was a secret.  the drs said by the hb it is going to be a boy though.  thank god we didnt buy all blue stuff, she def is all girl.  :)  
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Both my children were above 160 and as high as 172 all the time. I have to healthy boys. We also miscarried at 11 weeks but I can't remember the heartrate for that pregnancy. Now I'm pregnant with #4 and the heartrate was 162 at 7w5d.
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178590 tn?1294180367
Well to be honest it doesn't mean a darn thing  I'm having a boy and a girl and their heart rates were 165 and 168.....so either way
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