Wedding Ring Gender Test (Old Wives’ Tale)?

Is my baby a boy or a girl?

This fun game would be great to imagine whether you are carrying a baby boy or a girl. The wedding ring gender test will tell you.

The best way to determine a baby’s sex is with an ultrasound, we all agree on that. But gender-prediction tests that you can do at home  sounds entertaining as well.

People use a variety of folklores, such as the well-known ring gender test, to determine the sex of their unborn child. Find out how to use this entertaining at-home test to determine whether you are having a boy or a girl.

Does ring gender test work?

It is a part of old wive tale for pregnancy test. However, the result is volatile and comes to you with different results. It supposes that the test is totally incorrect and just a fun game.

The result will give you a guess work for predicting baby gender. To run the taste you need a ring that your husband put on your finger since you were married. However, it is just a fun so if you don’t have that ring right now then still it will be fine.

How does the ring gender test work?

The ring will cling nearby the belly and the movement will tell you whether you are carrying a boy or a girl.

What you will need:

  • Pull a hair and plucked out to bend it with a ring
  • Your wedding ring

The process is pretty easy, all you need to do is to cling the ring on your wrist. Make sure you will supposed to put your wrist by keeping the distance from fingers to fingers. Afterwards, you will move the ring from forward 👉 to backward 👈 across all of your fingers one by one.

in the picture the ring is swinging in between fingers

When the the ring will swing after you push it like that way, then it will slow down. Once it will stop, then see the position it takes finally.

the ring has stopped

Here is picture of a boy prediction by ring test. Because it circulates at the end of the swing result.

On the other hand, if the result comes out the ring is not circulating but swing back and forth then you are having a girl.

See the picture below:

wedding ring gender test result comes out girl
It’s a girl

Now the test comes out girl.


Now you come to know how to run wedding ring prediction gender test. This is just a fun test just like pencil gender pregnancy test. There is no way, to find them correct so only the 6w5d ultrasound may give you the correct result.

You can predict such result while carrying your twin baby as well. During 4 to 5 weeks of pregnancy, you may plan for the ultrasound. Meanwhile, you can have fun with it alongside of pregnancy test line result.

Sarah, a health writer and editor since 2014, is an adoring wife and dedicated mother to 2 daughters and 1 son. As the creator of Babies Plannet, she combines her extensive expertise with her maternal dedication to provide essential care and safety advice for infants, nurturing their well-being and happiness. Her writing explores topics like fitness, pregnancy, and women's healthy lifestyles.

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