Linea Nigra (Belly Button Line)

A linea negra (also linea nigra, pregnancy line or belly button line) is a dark line on abdomen. It runs vertically from the navel down to the pubis and sometimes up to the  top of abdomen. It is usually a side effect of pregnancy for pregnant women.

Linea Negra (Belly Button Line): Long or Short

It’s said the long belly button line of expectant mother which extends all the way up to the top of tummy means boy while the short line which stops at your belly button means girl.

Linea Negra (Belly Button Line): Thin or Thick

The thin belly button line of mother-to-be generally means boy while the thick means girl.

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13 user(s) find the result is right (61% Accuracy).
Lisa Reviewed 4/3/2020 5:46:21 PM
I had a long thick line all the way up all 3 pregnancies. I had 3 amazing little boys. Only 6 weeks along right now so no line yet but hoping for a girl
Ntsako Reviewed 4/2/2020 5:25:56 PM
I have a long line button and light i hope is a girl
Jay jay Reviewed 4/2/2020 4:33:17 AM
32 weeks my line is long and thick and I'm having a girl
Blessing Reviewed 3/23/2020 10:01:41 AM
I have a line thin and long, My baby kicks well and I'm now eating well, always have stomach pain,I lost little weight on my face and body, but later on i added like 4kg more to the one I lost earlier, I stopped vomiting, I'm in my 8monts of pregnancy, I had one baby girl before and I never had all this experience before.I'm expecting a boyI pray so
Shehzadi Reviewed 2/17/2020 6:07:23 AM
i have long and thin line but ultrasound report tell its baby girl.
Ashiee Reviewed 12/15/2019 5:54:31 PM
30 weeks pregnant today and my line is still light, but thin and past my belly button. And I’m having a boy, so it’s been right for me. Out of all the old wives tales, only thing that has been wrong for me has been the heart beat. He’s been having a steady 150-160 bpm since 6 weeks
Prudence Reviewed 12/5/2019 7:24:08 PM
I m 5 months pregnant but my line doesn't meet at the Center don't know boy or girl
Tay Marie Reviewed 11/24/2019 12:42:41 AM
Right now I have a long and very thin line at 5 months and I find out what it is Monday
Oni Raoba Reviewed 9/29/2019 5:35:28 AM
I have a light line and long, but Ultrasound Scan, it's a girl✌
Florence Reviewed 9/10/2019 6:50:26 PM
I have a long and thin line, Hope get a girl
First child Reviewed 9/4/2019 5:25:06 PM
I have a long think line and I'm having a girl.
Angela2830 Reviewed 8/24/2019 10:40:13 PM
My daughter had a thick line from sternum to pelvic (bikini line) and she had a girl. She is pregnant now with no line and ultrasound says it’s a boy though she carries high with high heart beats
Strawberry Reviewed 7/2/2019 9:24:23 AM
It's true. It went all the way up to my tummy with my son and only to my belly button with my daughter.
amanda Reviewed 6/26/2019 12:51:54 AM
I don't trust this wives tale for guessing baby's gender. I only trust the ultrasound and amniocentesis.
Abbey Reviewed 6/25/2019 12:32:16 PM
My linea nigra extends all the way up to the top of tummy and I'm carrying a boy. Right!
Babala Reviewed 5/9/2019 11:50:55 PM
it's right for me. I have a thick line and got a girl, I want to have a baby boy, but I still have a thick line this time, I hope this just fun.
Sujeetha Reviewed 4/30/2019 1:15:17 PM
I just have a litter line.
Jullia Reviewed 3/22/2019 12:07:36 AM
It's not right for me, I just have a litter line when I carried my boy.
Apple Reviewed 3/7/2019 1:26:17 AM
I got very thick but not too long line and it's disappeared now. I have a girl.
Tendai Reviewed 3/3/2019 10:12:31 PM
I always get the long line regardless of whether it’s a boy or girl

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