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    Default Heart rate and gender; Myth?

    lower heart rate for boys, higher for girls?

    Anyone care to share their experiences?

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    Was right with both of mine and I have one of each,

    Any indications for you?

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    all my boys had high heart rates...

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    DD consistently had a lower heart rate than DS. I'm not convinced. Lol. If only Old Wives Tales were true!

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    186 @ 9 weeks for my boy

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    My son's heartrate was 149 at 6+2 weeks, then throughout my pregnancy it was 155-170. So it wasn't true for him.

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    My DS was always above 150+ & now I am pregnant with a girl it's always been under 150+

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    My dd sat at 160 and ds at 140, so it was right for us

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    Pregnant with boy/girl twins and the heart rates are pretty much the same as each other every time we look. So would appear to be myth.

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    When they do the Doppler thing they tell me "it certainly beats like a boy." All I know is the first heart beat I heard was 141 which I was told indicated boy. Pretty sure the girls were 160/180 or something.


 

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