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Daily Diary: The Gender Guessing Game

I went to the doctor yesterday and was told something by my OBGYN. Of course, we are a little early in the game to absolutely know for sure – and if I’m being honest – we haven’t even done the sonogram yet that would put all this speculation to an end.

But she said… based on the heartbeat… that this baby is a … BOY. Apparently a heartbeat rate of 156 qualifies as a boy. Again – just a guess.

Funny thing is I think it’s a boy too. But here’s the thing. I’ve been wrong BOTH TIMES with my guesses. I thought Natalie was a boy and Liam a girl. So, I have absolutely no faith in my opinion. LOL

Bill thinks it’s a girl ONLY because I think it’s a boy.

Either way, as long as it’s healthy – I will be happy. But this waiting… it’s killing me. I have a sonogram next week during my 16 week checkup. Perhaps we will be able to get a sneak peek then. Otherwise, one more month to go before my 20 week. All very exciting!

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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of LadyAndTheBlog.com. She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.

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  1. I am just about 11 weeks and I’ve been reading about this on some baby forums, apparently girls have a higher heart rate because baby girls have a higher metabolism? My last ultrasound was at 8 weeks and it was 173. I’ve also decided I’m not going to find out the sex but it’s fun to speculate.

  2. Didn’t know you were pregnant, congrats!! (Yes, I’m a bad follower lately…). Might this be why the flu hit you so hard during SheCon??

  3. Didn’t you see a psychic that said you would have another kid? Or am I completely confusing this with something else?

  4. I’m so excited to find out what you are having too – I think I can hardly wait until your 16 week or officially the 20 week Ultra Sound to find out. Funny on heart beat I always heard over 150 was girl…. I do remember Kyle’s being lower and Kenzie’s being higher though. Now I want to go check my baby books to see what they were. xo

  5. How exciting! Congrats to you and your family! It’s been a busy summer and I was catching up today and saw the “pregnant post’ and immediately thought: “Vera’s having a boy!” That came from just looking at how you were carrying the baby. Wishing you an easy pregnancy and a healthy baby … will stay tuned for sex :-

  6. I’m 23 weeks pregnant with a boy and his heart rate has been in the 150’s and lower. Congrats on another baby!

  7. WOW Congrats!!! I haven’t been here in a while, I didn’t know you were pregnant!! Congratulations!! I am happy for you guys 🙂

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