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July 2nd, 2012, 08:48 AM
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Do you guys think that the gender prediction tests you take over the counter actually work? Have any of you ever taken one? If you have was it correct? I am interested in maybe trying one this time.
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July 2nd, 2012, 09:49 AM
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I haven't tried one and the reviews I've read about them, and they don't seem to be reliable anymore than 50 percent or so of the time, but I do think gender predictors are always fun to try!
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July 2nd, 2012, 02:35 PM
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I didnt try one last time but was thinking it might be fun this go round. I also dont believe they can predict more than 50% of the time but I think its fun to see if they are right.
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July 2nd, 2012, 03:06 PM
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I think its just a 50 50 shot, all in good fun i figure
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July 2nd, 2012, 03:38 PM
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I have never used it!! But I think this pregnancy will be fun to try it.. I find out what the baby is around 12 weeks tho.. soo not that long away
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July 2nd, 2012, 05:31 PM
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12 weeks! I wish...we cant find out till 22weeks here and we have to pay to find out at that point.
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July 2nd, 2012, 05:52 PM
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I tried it last time and it was WRONG! I tried to be careful when I used it and it said Boy for sure. I actually cried my eyes out (not that I wouldn't love a boy, of course) but I was so hoping for a girl for my daughter to have a sister relatively close in age.

Then at my ultrasound I found out it was a Girl!!! It was so exciting.

I told the u/s technician about the gender prediction test and they were shocked it was such a rip-off and that it cost me 30 bucks! The annoying thing is that if you read the insert (at least on the one I used) it really made it out like it was based on serious studies and was pretty reliable if you do it right. So I was really careful when I used it, but it was dead wrong. I didn't go buy boy things or anything, but it really gets you thinking it is probably a boy (or whatever) so I say don't waste your money. You might as well just ask people what gender they think it is.
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July 2nd, 2012, 06:07 PM
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Ya! I found out with both boys at 12 weeks.... Of course they say its 75 percent or 90 ha just to save there butts I get us every appointment tho so its awsome u can make sure I think 14ish weeks its pretty defin what it is.. id die if I had to wait that long and y do u have to pay for it?? Where do u live?? That's crazy!!
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July 2nd, 2012, 07:40 PM
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Lurking from the May DDC. I tried the test and it said girl. I found out at 16 weeks that I was having a BOY! Lots of people in my DDC tried them and it was about 50/50 on being right. It was fun to try but don't put any stock into the results.

The one I tried said it was right 85% of the time. LOL. I don't know where they came up with the numbers but it was way less than that in my DDC.
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July 3rd, 2012, 10:26 AM
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I tried one with my last pregnancy, it said girl. But I had a boy. LOL. They are always fun to take.
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July 3rd, 2012, 11:56 AM
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I don't think they predict anything, but I think they'd be so fun to try. I'll probably get one, just for the fun of it. Can't hurt anything!
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