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Can we tell what gender Harry and Meghan’s baby will be by the shape of her bump?

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:

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.

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

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Matt Ryan

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.

Jonathan Harston
Jonathan Harston

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?