26.12.2013

Trying to conceive a boy

If you are looking to become pregnant with a boy instead of a girl, it is also important that you know your ovulation cycle well. The goal is to conceive as close to ovulation as possible when you are looking to have a boy instead of a girl. There is still very little research on the benefit of abstaining from intercourse while you are trying to conceive. If you believe that abstaining is important when you are trying to conceive, it is important that you know your ovulation cycle well and have intercourse during the time that you are the most fertile. Although it is still debated as to whether you should abstain from sex before you are trying to conceive, it may be necessary if you are trying to conceive one gender over another. Ultimately, the only sure-fire way to conceive a boy or a girl is through in vitro fertilization.


The thought is that if you abstain from sex for a few days you will build up your sperm count and that this will give you a better chance of conceiving quickly. Just remember that if you are hoping for a boy or a girl, that no method will guarantee the success of becoming pregnant with one or the other.
The theory is to make dietary changes to alter your body's pH levels a few weeks before trying to conceive. However, this method can become a bit tricky if you are trying to conceive one gender over another.
However, others believe that you should have sex more frequently, even every other day, when you are trying to conceive in order to make sure that you have a better chance to conceive. However, female sperm can live in the body longer than male sperm so you will need male sperm to be present and reach the egg first if you want to have a boy.


But if you're trying to conceive one or the other, here are some fun tips to try to tip the scales. For the record, I followed all the tips for a boy and welcomed our second baby girl with open arms last year. Bumping up your sodium and potassium intake is also suggested for those trying to conceive boys. The Shettles Method boasts a slightly higher success rate of 75 percent at conceiving the child of choice.




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