I'm having a boy and the line from my pubic area to my belly button is pretty noticeable and then I have a VERY faint line running from the top of my belly button up. So I guess it's true for me...but I hear it's not THAT accurate.
Old wives tale. I had a girl and it was very faint and went from the top of my stomach all the way down. Like JoyRenee said its just about your genetics and hormones supposedly everyone gets the line but the darker your complexion the more noticeable it is.
I know this post is old but just wanted to say thanks for the input on this, I have no idea what I am having but with my last 2 pregnancies I had linea negra from my pubic area to my belly button and both were boys. Now with this pregnancy I am almost 31 weeks and have not developed the line yet, so was curious why not this time yet.
I read about the line on web and it says that women with darker skin tone will most likely develope the line and it will be visible. Women with light skin not as much. i also read that the line shows because of the progesterone levels being higher. It can also mean defficiency in folic acid. I really don't think it has anything to do with the gender of the baby, but who knows. Maybe hormone levels are different depending what you're carrying and that could affect the line. Have fun guessing and enjoy the rest of your pregnancy!
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