I have heard that I can help determine the gender of my baby. How can I do this ?
about how the Shettles method worked
in determining gender your baby
It is the sperm that fertilizes the egg that will determine the sex of your baby. Some sperm carry the X-chromosome and some sperm carry the Y-chromosome. If an X-chromosome-carrying sperm fertilizes the egg, the baby will be a girl. If a Y-chromosome-carrying sperm fertilizes the egg, the baby will be a boy.
The idea behind the Shettles Method of sex selection is based on the premise that the X and Y chromosome carrying sperm have different characteristics and that under different circumstances either X- or Y-chromosome-carrying sperm will be more likely to fertilize the egg.
The Y chromosome - carrying sperm are said to :
The X chromosome - carrying sperm are said to :
Based on these premises, according to Shettles, you can time intercourse, choose a sexual position that favors conception of your preferred sex and influence the reproductive environment to increase the likelihood of conceiving your preferred sex. These are the suggestions from Dr. Shettles :
To Get A Boy ( According to Shettles )
To Get a Girl ( According to Shettles )
|Have A Boy or A Girl|
If you are taking longer than expected to conceive, it is generally not recommended to attempt any kind of sex selection as it can increase the time it takes to conceive.
See also : Review of Ashley Spencer articles about intercourse timing and gender selection