Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Old Wive Tale - Mayan Style!

Old Wives Tale:  Mayan Tale

There are soooo many old wives tales related to pregnancy it' is somewhat ridiculous. I'll be honest, I don't read too much into them. Heck, there's a 50/50 chance they are right. LOL.  However, it's unbelievable to me how many Mommas out there do believe in this stuff. I'm not judging, just shocked. I have complete strangers tell me - Oh you're having a girl because your tummy is high. Or, you're having a boy because your skin is clear. Hahaha. It's hilarious. I love playing along...I'll be honest.
Well here is one I bet none of you have heard? Or maybe I was the only one... The Mayans have their own old wives tale. Shocker!! The Mayan tale adds the mothers age at conception and the year of conception.  If the result is a even number then mom is having a girl.  If the result is an odd number then a boy is on the way!  According to this, we are having a girl.
Looks like we will find out in 4 1/2 months....!!!
Did any of these tales work for you? Do you have any more good ones for me??!!


Carlos Ponce-Melendez said...

It's a girl beacuse your writing is nicer (Just kidding).

Crazy Rita said...

I'd say 50/50 the Mayans are correct.

Josie said...

When I was pregnant with my daughter, her father (who is from Guerrero) had me doing all sorts of things. I thread a hair through a ring and held it above my stomach. If it moved in a circle, girl, if it moved back and forth, boy. My mom had to put a fork under one couch cushion and a spoon under the other when I wasn't looking. If I sat on the cushion with the spoon, girl, and if I sat on the cushion with the fork, boy. Those are just the two that I remember, but I know there were more. They ALL came out girl, and that's what I had. However, I've tried them now with my second baby and they've come out with mixed results, and I'm having a girl.

Gringation Cancun said...

Too funny! I'd always heard that if you're carrying high it's a boy. If you're carrying low and have a flat butt, it's a girl haha

ElleCancun said...

Carlos - Haha - That could be true, LOL. Guess we'll find out...!!

Rita - I think they were on to something, no?

Josie - I have heard of the string on the wedding band and see what happens. For my friend, it always lead to a boy...She had a girl. LOL. OUCH about the fork under the cushion, hahaha.
Congrats on having another girl on the way!!!

Laura - Really, if you're carrying high it's a boy? I've only heard high means girl!! LOL!! I hadn't heard of the flat butt one ever!! Hahaha - Mine is definitely not flat... Oh geez!! Hahaha!!