Association between Fetus Gender and Some Physiological and Morphological Characteristics of Pregnant Women

Dr. Rajaa A. Hussein/ Dr. Huda A. Salih/ ShaimaaJaleel

Abstract


ABSTRACT:
Objectives: Effect of some physiological and morphological characteristics of pregnant women (such as ABO blood groups, first baby movement, food craving, behaviors, abdomen shape, nipple color and face appearance) to determine baby gender have been investigated.
Methods: Total (766) pregnant women (visit primary health care centers and medical clinics at Al-Najaf city from the period of april 2015- april 2016) using special questionnaire. SPSS .ver.21 statistical software for window was used to analyze data.
Results:The results of the present study show that the percentage of the male sex was (50.91%) whereas about (49.086%) for female sex represented a normal sex ratio was 104-100. The results indicate that a significant association between first baby movement, food craving as well as nipple color of pregnant with baby gender, while there is no significant correlation between the othercharacteristics and baby sex ( blood groups, behaviors, abdomen shape and face appearance).
Conclusions: some characteristics of pregnant mothers may be used in determination of baby gender.
Recommendations: studies are needed to make a comprehensive assessment of the correlation between other characteristics and baby sex.
Key words:gender,ABO blood groups, first baby movement, food craving, behaviors, abdomen shape, nipple color, face appearance, relationship.


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