The Mother's Abdomen Indicates the Sex of the Baby
Even today many people believe that the way a pregnant woman carries her baby can predict the child's sex. If the mother's tummy is more pronounced at the top, the belief goes, the child will be a girl, whereas if the mother is "carrying low" it will be a boy. Actually, though, there is no connection between the mother's belly shape and the child's gender. It's the individual structure of the mother's body that determines the shape of her abdomen during pregnancy, not the child's sex.