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What the Old Wives' Tales Say About Whether You'll Have a Boy or a Girl

Are you having a boy or a girl? These old wives' tales are a fun (but not scientific!) way to guess the sex of your baby.
Pregnant couple Old Wives' Tales

Old wives' tales are little more than super-circulated rumors. Never proven to be true, they're sayings and adages that generations of women have passed down to one another regarding family health ("Eating carrots improves your vision"), safe parenting ("Wait an hour after eating before swimming"), and -- most popularly -- pregnancy. Whether you're trying to guess your own baby's gender or looking for shower games for a friend, read on for the top ways women have guessed: boy or girl?