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Chinese Pregnancy Calendar

This chart is an ancient Chinese secret and can be used to predict the sex of an unborn child some believe. The chart was buried in a tomb near Beijing for 700 years.

To figure out your child's sex, simply find the mothers age along the top row, and the month of conception down the left-hand column.

See what it says about your pregnancy! Compare it to your ultrasound, and see what it comes up with!

According to studies the Chinese Birth Chart has been 97% effective in predicting a baby's sex! Have some fun and see what the Chinese Pregnancy Calendar tells you!

Maternal Age
Month 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45
January F M F M F M M F M F M F M M M F M M F M F M F M F M M F
February M F M F M M F M F M F M F F F M F M M F M F M F M F M M
March F M F F M F M M M F M F F M M M M F M M F M F M F M F M
April M F M F F M M F F M F F F F F M F M F M M M M F M F M F
May M F M F M M F F F F F M F F F F F F M F M M F M F M M F
June M M M F F F M M M F F M F F F F F F F M F F M F M F M F
July M M M F F M M F F M M M F F F F F F F F M F M M F M F M
August M M M F M F F M M M M M F F F M F M F M F M F M M F M F
September M M M F F M F M F M M M F F F F F F M F M F M F M M F M
October M M F F F M F M F M M F F F F F F F M M F M F M F M M F
November M F M F F M F M F F F F M F F F M M M F M F M F M M F M
December M F M F F F F M F M F F M M M M M M M M F F F M F M F F

The story behind the Chinese calendar

One of the most exciting things about being pregnant is finding out what gender your baby is. Whether you ask your ultra sound technician to give the secret away or if you decide to wait until your eventual meeting, the moment that you learn if you're having a son or a daughter is very special. In the meantime, a lot of women and their partners pass the time amusing themselves with online quizzes or tests to help determine their baby's sex. Most of these are based on old wives tales such as how particular cravings or weight gain can determine gender. Obviously these test are almost always incorrect. However, one of these amusements is eerily accurate and has been used by many couples throughout centuries: the Chinese Gender Prediction Calendar.

Discovered in a royal tomb near Peking, the calendar was inscribed on a tablet that is dated as being over seven hundred years old. This means that centuries of women and their husbands relied on it to give them some sort of idea what to expect on the delivery date. By finding the woman's age plus nine months and then following the column to the month of conception, you can easily determine what gender your child will be. In many cultures there has always been a lot of pressure throughout history to have a first-born son in order to secure an heir. This can leads one to wonder how many couples through the years have chosen the right month and copulated intently in order to get a boy. There is a very good chance that this was the reason for the development of this calendar in the first place! Of course, there is no need to secure property in the same way these days and many couples are simply overjoyed to welcome their child into the world no matter what gender it is.

The original calendar is on display at the institute of science in Peking and many curious tourists visit it daily. Its popularity on the Internet seems to grow daily and a quick search will reveal many different versions. No doubt this popularity is due to the fact that many excited couples simply can't wait to pick out clothes and toys for their new arrival. Although many people believe that the calendar is ninety-nine percent accurate, it's not by any means scientifically sound and while enjoying its novelty, you should refrain from taking it too seriously.


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