Following advancements in science, sex selection is making the dreams of couples yearning to conceive a particular sex a reality. If you are not keen on following the science route, these suggestions will ensure that you conceive a baby girl effortlessly:
The Shettles method
This method has been around since the 1960’s and is said to have 75percent success rate for couples hoping to conceive a baby girl. According to Dr. Shettles, the most important factor in gender determination is timing. He said, “A baby’s gender is determined by the chromosome carrying sperm. Female sperms survive more time than male sperms as their producing counterparts. The only problem with girl sperm is that they move slower than the boy sperms. Girl sperms swim slower but are stronger than boy sperms.” Shettles also advised that you should have sex two to four days before ovulation if you are hoping to conceive a baby girl and by the time you are ovulating, the girl sperm will be fertilized. Dr. Shettles also advise that having sex while you have clear egg yolk-like vaginal mucus should be avoided. However, you must note that not having sex during this period can also reduce your likelihood of getting pregnant.
The Whelan Method:
Another technique for conceiving a girl child was coined by Dr.Whelan and it has a 57per cent success rate for couples wishing to conceive a girl child. This method states that you have sex two to three days before your ovulation.
Deep penetration will help if you want to conceive a boy however, if you want to conceive a girl then you’ll wouldn’t need to penetrate deeply. The missionary technique limits your depth of penetration and it is said to increase your chance of conceiving a girl. A shallow penetration can actually make you conceive a girl child while a deeper penetration breeds boy sperms. Preventing a deep penetration also reduces your chances of conceiving a boy child.
Orgasm is said to help increase the life span of ‘boy sperms’ and also keep them alive until they are fertilized. Avoiding reaching orgasm during sex should be encouraged in order to help stop boy sperms from reaching the eggs.
Having as much sex as possible while trying to conceive a girl child is quite effective because it ensures that the fast swimming boy-sperm do not get to your eggs. Having sex as often as possible is strongly recommended so as to reduce your partner’s sperm count for fast swimming boy sperm.
Vegetarian diet works wonders:
Vegetarian diets are helpful in improving your chances of conceiving a girl. One particular study has revealed that you can conceive a girl by eating fruits, nuts and foods containing, spinach and broccoli. Food naturally rich in calcium, magnesium should be consumed as well while planning to conceive a girl child.
Eat a lot of acidic food while you are ovulating. Male sperms are unable to survive properly in an acidic environment. Eating Acidic foods however can alter the pH of your vagina. However, you need to bear in mind that its not healthy for your body to be in an acidic state so its best to stuck up soda vinegar and chocolate.
Reduce your salt intake because a low salt diet/healthier diet is advised when you are trying to conceive a girl. Stay away from salted meat, olives cheeses and processed food while you are trying to conceive. You should also restrict the amount of salt you take while preparing your meals.
Some people believe that regular hot water bath kills boy sperm. To this end, you can always have a warm water bath before sex to increase your chances of conceiving a girl whilst also reducing your chances of conceiving a baby boy.