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[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Can we tell what gender Harry and Meghan’s baby will be by the shape of her bump?[/perfectpullquote]

Part of our ever popular series of Questions In The Press We Can Answer. This being a pretty clear proof of Betteridge’s Law.

The clue being in the subhead:

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]You may be able to determine the gender of a baby by looking at the shape of a baby bump according to an old wives’ tale, says midwife Amanda Bude.[/perfectpullquote]

“Old wives’ tale” being an English euphemism for “nonsense”.

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Jonathan Harston
Jonathan Harston
5 years ago

For the simple reason that a person’s gender is how they interact with other people, and HTF can you tell how a pre-birth baby interacts with other people?

Matt Ryan
Matt Ryan
5 years ago

Misogynist – how dare you suggest that an old wives’ tale is nonsense. The name tells you that it’s from the more capable sex/identity/gender.

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