Boy or Girl?


When you think about having a baby, you assume that your chances of having either a boy or a girl are about 50% right?

Well, there seems to be one scenario where this mathematical reasoning is not holding true. Researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Reproductive Medicine Associates in New York sat down to really look at their sex ratio results of pregnancies resulting from IVF. What they found was that the timing of when they transferred the embryo had a pretty significant impact on whether or not the mom to be would give birth to a boy or girl.

Here are the specifics from the study:

Embryos transferred on day 3 after being harvested and cultured, mirrored the odds of having a baby naturally; about 51 percent male and 49 percent female. Here is the interesting part though….. When embryos were transferred 5 days after being harvested and cultured, the numbers changed to 58 percent male and 42 percent female. And…when they looked at single babies born from IVF, the number skyrocketed to 64 percent male and 36 percent female.

They don’t know why this happened, but it does make it interesting to think about the sex of your baby being determined by which fertility procedure you have done!

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I have my last period on 11 th November and I have 30 days gap periods every month .I would like to conceive a baby boy...can u give me the accurate day to conceive a baby boy

Anonymous — Nov 19, 2014
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I have my last period on 11 th November and I have 30 days gap periods every month .I would like to conceive a baby boy...can u give me the accurate day to conceive a baby boy

Anonymous — Nov 19, 2014
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Ferst day of period was on September 28, 2014. I gat pregnant in October , can you tel me if I have a girl or boy? I am 41 .

Inna — Nov 09, 2014
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i had my period on 22 oct 2014 and had sex on nov 2 and 3rdwhat are chances of having boy\girl

Anonymous — Nov 07, 2014
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My first day of period is 26th October 2014. Please tell me the best day for a baby boy

Anonymous — Nov 06, 2014
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M hoping 4 a baby boy n my last period was 5 october 2014 so when can i try

candy — Oct 16, 2014
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My last period on 23 September 2014, my length cycle is 31 days . I need a baby girl . Can tell me when can I conceive a girl ???

Danich — Oct 15, 2014
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my last mensus is oct 25th 2013, ihave a sex in nov 12 th, which baby i get ?, i want to girl baby.

Anonymous — Dec 11, 2013
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Hi I have 3 boys and would love to have a girl. My last period was November 24 2013. Can you please help us figure when I'm ovulating .

Anonymous — Dec 08, 2013
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Pls when is my chances of a baby boy,i saw my period on 18th Nov and it last for 3days

juduth udeogu — Dec 07, 2013
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