Tag: gender


Can You Tell Your Baby’s Sex from Early Scan Pictures?

Nine months of pregnancy can get pretty tedious; it’s no wonder that mums-to-be can become rather obsessive with gender guessing games to keep themselves occupied. But can you ever really predict your baby’s sex before the big 20 week scan? Dr Geetha Venkat, Director of the Harley Street Fertility Clinic separates fact from old wives’ predictions: […]

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Gender Stereotyping is Affecting Children from as Young as Three Months Old, says Study

There’ll forever be the debate over whether human beings are products of the environment, shaped by experiences, or rather innately driven by a predetermined constellation of preferences, irrespective of external forces. Obviously, the nature vs nurture conflict is not that cut and dry, but a new study on infant gender stereotyping is set to tip the […]

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Boy or Girl? How (Not) to Tell What Gender You’re Expecting

Despite all the aches, pains, and ridiculous litany of embarrassing symptoms pertaining to pregnancy, expecting a baby really is exciting. And the boy/girl guessing-game can keep mum occupied (and distracted) for at least the first half of a seemingly never-ending incubation period. When you’re sporting a baby bump, it seems everyone has some gem of unsolicited insight as to what […]

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The Gender Divide: Do We Really Teach Girls to Like Pink?

While Amazon may be trying to level the ‘playing’ field by removing gender-based toy searches, studies suggest that boys and girls are born with the preferences we so often attribute to cultural conditioning. (No matter how much frothy pink babywear and creepy plastic dolls you manage to keep out of the nursery.) According to one experiment […]

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