The Truth Behind Second Trimester Myths

By now, you’re at least in your 13th week – and the myths just keep on comin’

Bump position determines baby’s sex


Not so. There’s absolutely know way of knowing whether you’re having a boy or girl from outside the womb. But you’ve got a 50% chance of guessing correctly, so have a go anyway!


Heart rate determines baby’s sex



‘They’ also say a foetus with a slow heart rate means a boy’s on his way and a fast heart rate means it’s a girl. Not true. Generally, your unborn child’s heart rate is between 110 and 160 beats per minute. However, there are no studies showing a correlation between heart rate and sex.


Secret Saviours' Anti Stretch Mark Pack determines baby’s sex



That's a myth. But what isn't is that it can reduce your chances of developing stretch marks by 70%! Consisting of a supportive band to help prevent stretch marks, a soothing Day Gel to be applied first to help keep the band in place, and moisturising Night Cream, the pack offers everything you need to protect your bump.