Chinese baby calendarOftentimes, one of the big questions that will come up when parents are expecting is regarding the gender of their child; many people have turned to the Chinese baby calendar, also referred to as the Chinese birth calendar, to provide some sort of information on the gender of their baby.

Once you have gathered all of the information you need to properly utilize the Chinese baby calendar, determining the sex of your child will be simple. Though it is not necessarily a scientifically backed practice, it has proven to be relatively accurate. Chinese baby calendar method of prediction is ninety percent accurate, which is much better than the baseline fifty-fifty chance.

The Chinese baby calendar is not anything new; in fact, it originates in its own Chinese legend.

Obviously there are a few different variations of this legend. The most widely accepted legend is of it having been buried in a royal tomb, found just outside Beijing. It is rumored to be approximately 700 years old. The second legend of it rumors it was discovered in Peking and currently resides in the Peking Museum of Science. Regardless of its origin, the Chinese baby calendar, when used properly, can be a helpful prediction tool to expectant parents in the months of waiting before the arrival of their child.

In using the Chinese baby calendar, it is crucial that you have the right information.

In most case scenarios, your age and the month of conception regarding your pregnancy will not be according to the Gregorian calendar, but the Chinese lunar calendar. In order to determine your age for this purpose, you would add a year if you were born between February 21 and December 31, but if you were born between January 1 and February 20, your age would remain the same. Determining the month of conception in terms of the Chinese lunar calendar is not quite as simple; luckily, there are a number of online resources that are readily available on the internet in order to help determine the month for this purpose.

After the age and month of conception have been determined according to the Chinese lunar calendar, using the Chinese baby calendar is simple. If you can read a chinese baby calendar chart, then using this will not be a difficult task. You simply read along the left side for the age of the pregnant woman at conception and the month of conception, both according to the lunar calendar. There is only one cell in which both the age and the month match; this cell will contain the predicted gender of your child based on given information. There are also many online resources that will have you enter the needed information and then turning over the result. Using the Chinese baby calendar is very simple once you have attained the necessary information.