Pregnancy Week 14: Old Wives' Tales

It is a very popular myth in Indian culture that the appearance of the linea nigra (the dark line running down your abdomen) signifies a male offspring. However, as the line seems to appear in most women due to hormonal changes, this myth has been modified over the years.

The current myth is that a straight smooth line signifies a female offspring and a curvy line signifies a male offspring. No scientific evidence for either though!



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I wish I knew this before

I dint really understand this

I yet dint get the line

If there are twins then

I got the straight line

From which month line is showing?

I wish I knew this before

This is exactly what I was looking for.

U wrote wrong exact myth is straight line means baby boy nd curve line means baby girl

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