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Getting Pregnant With a Boy

By August 22, 2013

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It's a boy!

While it might not matter to some families, other families are really particular about the sex of their baby. This might be because of genetic issues, familial lines or simple preferences that the parents have about the birth order of their children. I field a lot of questions about how to get pregnant with a baby boy.

There are ways to influence the sex of your baby-to-be, but some are more grounded in science than others. While it used to be some far out idea that you could influence the sex of your unborn baby before conception, many families believe that they can influence this by a variety of methods, including what they eat, the timing of sex relative to ovulation, etc.

What are your thoughts? What advice do you give to someone trying to have a baby boy?


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August 26, 2013 at 3:27 pm
(1) Carly says:

My son is 20 months old now and I clearly remember the exact day I, well we, conceived him. It was the same day I ovulated. I’ve read to have a boy, trying on the day you ovulate will likely result in a boy. Now we are trying again, but for a girl!

August 26, 2013 at 3:40 pm
(2) princess says:

Always have patience with God. He is d one dat gives children n his time is d best time for u. Science may fail u but God can never fail u if u trust in him.

November 14, 2013 at 12:33 pm
(3) Carissa Orum says:

Making your body ready for conceiving can actually make it happen fast. Schedule a preconception checkup with your gynecologist or midwife. This will not only help you to know whether it is the right time to conceive but your doctor will be able to figure out if there is an underlying problem, which is keeping you away from getting pregnant easily. Your midwife or doctor will guide you to avoid certain things that may hinder with your conception. A complete knowledge about the whole process will enable you to act smartly and get your body ready for it.

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