The earliest form of civilization in the world dates as far back as the existence of the Ancient Egypt 3000 years ago.
The Ancient Egyptians apart from their developed engineering skills also had profound knowledge in Science .
Ancient Egyptians had their own method for testing for pregnancy. Historical records show that the women would urinate on bags of wheat and barley seeds. If the seeds germinated, it indicated that the woman was indeed pregnant.
If should Incase the Barley seeds sprouted first, it indicated that the baby would be a boy and if the Wheat sprouted first the baby would be a girl. This method proved to be 75% to 80% accurate.
Ancient Egyptians had the belief that the urine of a pregnant woman had certain hormones that supported seed germination.