Diet and the Sex of Your Baby


Have you ever wondered if what you eat before becoming pregnant determines whether you give birth to a boy or a girl?

Well, researchers at the University of Oxford in England wondered about this very question! They just published the results to their study where researchers followed 750 women who were all pregnant for the first time. They asked them about their diet before they became pregnant, and then also during their pregnancy.

The results were interesting:

65% of the women in the group who consumed the most calories and had the most variety in their diet were gave birth to a boy. These women were also most likely to have breakfast as well. On the flip side, 45% of the women in the group who consumed the fewest number of calories gave birth to a boy.

This was the first study of its kind…looking at the diet of humans and the sex of babies. There have been studies in the past however, which concluded that the animals who consume more calories have more male offspring.

Also interesting is that in the US and the UK, there are fewer and fewer boys born each year. The researchers believe that this is because there are so many women on low calorie diets in the west, and it is impacting the number of boys being born….

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06.06.2012 was my last mensuration.can u tell me when should i have sex to conceive a baby boy

Anonymous — Jun 22, 2012
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i got periods on 15 feb 2012,whn shd i try for baby boy? my last periods started on 16 jan2012

Anonymous — Feb 17, 2012
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my last period is on dec 1st when shd i hav sex for having a boy baby

Anonymous — Dec 07, 2011
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Pls my circle is 26 to 28 days.and i want to ve a male child for my husband and i really need ur help thanks.

Anonymous — Dec 03, 2011
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Pls my circle is 26 to 28 days.and i want to ve a male child for my husband and i really need ur help thanks.

Anonymous — Dec 03, 2011
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21.10.2011 was my last mensuration.can u tell me when should i have sex to conceive a baby boy

pommy — Oct 25, 2011
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hi i am 27 years old planning for a baby.i have one miscarriage in last november.i want a baby.can you give me some sugesstions to get pregnant faster.

satwinder — Jul 23, 2011
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oday is my fifth day of periods, which days should i have sex to conceive a boy?

pratibha choure — Apr 26, 2011
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want my first baby will be a boy, please can u tell me what i have to eat & what's my diet.

pratibha choure — Apr 26, 2011
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Hi ,I am 36 year old ,planning for a baby.I have one miscarraige in last october.This time I want everything to go well.I ma planning to concieve in May.Can you give some suggestions that what should I will do to make my pregancy successfull and I want my first child to be a boy.
Before getting married to my this husband when I was 21 I have a boy but I have seprated with my ex husband and in total in my life I have 4 miscarraiges. This time to save my marriage i really need a child if its a boy itwill be more than a merry.

gurvinder — Apr 08, 2011
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