Is Blue necessarily for baby boys and Pink for baby girls?

Socorro - posted on 09/18/2009 ( 5 moms have responded )




Is Blue necessarily for baby boys and Pink for baby girls?

Yes because these colors signify gender 23% (137 votes)

No, not at all 41% (241 votes)

Not necessarily, they are babies anyway 30% (178 votes)

Yes because it's been the practice since time immemorial 6% (38 votes)

594 Total Votes


Janette - posted on 01/02/2010




Back in the day- all baby outfits were frilly, lacey and came with bonnets. I myself bought plenty of headbands for my daughter- mainly cuz I hated people reffering to her as 'him', although I did enjoy dressing her as a tomboy, but with a cute headband. For my second daughter- I went with purple, because I was (am) sick of pink, and it was still identifiable as 'girly'. For my boy, I'm getting alot of green and brown. No colors are 'neccessary'. Keeping them healthy, happy and warm, is neccessary. Have fun with it! You only get to play with them as dolls for so long!! lol


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Autumn - posted on 12/05/2009




It doesnt matter if your child is wearing pink or blue when there little my girls have been in pink before and they still made a commeted on my little boy. But, orignally pink was considered the color for boys and blue was consider a girl color. Then it changed about 70 - 80 years ago.

Tracy - posted on 09/26/2009




I wanted to stay away from pink as much as possible with my daughter, but my Aunt made a good point. when they are still very young infants it really does help other people know if it's a boy or girl. I know it is a little awkward when I want to compliment someone on their cute baby but I can't tell if it's a boy or girl. Now she's older I don't care so much.

Allie - posted on 09/19/2009




I have some blue clothes for my daughter but I am picky. I try my hardest to find a wide variety of colors but make it so people don't ask "How old is he?" Also, Kohl's has/had a shirt for boys that is the "5 reasons I wear pink" shirt. Reason # 1: I make this color look good. #2 My mom made me wear it. #3 Its a fashion statement. #4Rock stars wear pink & #5 I'm tough enough to wear pink!

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