Sunday, November 27, 2011

Want a Baby Girl? You Can Eat Your Way to that Outcome

Some Dutch researchers have found that pregnant women who rely on low-sodium, high-calcium diets and who have intercourse in a particular window of time following ovulation can increase their odds  of having a girl.

The method is not fool-proof, but it seems better than a lot of other kinds of 'folk wisdom' about there, about the timing and circumstances of conception intended to produce a boy or girl.

The abstract for the article in Reproductive Biomedicine Online is here:

1 comment:

  1. I don't see the connection. The gender of the baby is determined by the sperm. How does the food a woman eats affect the sperm?

    Predicting Baby Gender