Baking soda gender test: How to reveal the gender of your unborn baby with baking soda!

Babies, baking soda gender test

by Kayleigh Dray |
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Want to know if you’re pregnant with a boy or girl? Well the baking sode gender test could help. Here’s everything you need to know...

From the moment you see those two little lines on that pregnancy test, you start imagining who your baby will grow up to be.

And, for many parents-to-be, there’s an insatiable urge to find out whether you’re expecting a baby boy or a baby girl.

And while your doctor won’t be able to confirm whether you're having a pink or a blue one until your 20-week ultrasound scan - groan - there are other ways to find out the gender or your baby much much sooner!

Baking soda gender test
Baking soda isn't just for, er, baking! (Credit: Getty) ©Getty

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Plenty of people have their own theories when it comes to predicting the gender of an unborn baby - from the lustrousness of your hair to how you’re carrying your bump.

And, now, there’s the baking soda gender test… which apparently employs some science to help you figure out whether your little bundle of joy will be a boy or a girl.

Here's how it works...

The Baking Soda Gender Test: How to use baking soda to predict if your baby is a boy or girl

Baby boy and girl, baking soda gender test
Finding out the gender of your baby is VERY exciting! (Credit: Getty) ©Getty

Let’s break that down into easy steps, shall we?

Baking soda gender test: what you will need

  • 2 tablespoons of baking soda

  • An old glass tumbler

  • Some of your urine (ideally from your morning wee!)

Baking soda gender test: method

  • Pop the baking soda in the glass

  • Add some of your urine

  • Wait… and watch what happens next!

baby boy and girl, dummies, baking soda test
The baking soda reacts differently for a boy or girl (Credit: Getty) ©Getty

Baking soda gender test for a boy

  • If the soda fizzes, then you’re having a boy

Baking soda gender test for a girl

  • If there’s no reaction, you’re having a girl

Baking soda gender test: the science behind it

Apparently the gender of your unborn baby changes some of your hormones, which may then change the acid content in your urine.

Pregnant, baking soda gender test
Some people can't wait to find out the gender of their baby (Credit: Getty) ©Getty

Baking soda gender test: does it work?

Well... it depends who you ask.

Some people will swear by this test as the only way to find out for sure whether you’re having a baby boy or girl, others claim it doesn’t work whatsoever.

We reckon that this test, just like all home remedy baby gender tests, is nothing more than a bit of fun. If you really want to know what you’re expecting, it’s probably best to wait until your official ultrasound scan at 20 weeks.

Baking soda gender test video

Want to see the baking soda gender test in action? Then check out this fun video by Youtuber Jessica Skube...

Check out these other traditional ways to predict your baby’s gender here.

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