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Many parents swear by at-home methods of gender selection. But can you really sway the odds? Ellen Durston, a newspaper reporter in Chicago, always wanted her first child to be female.
Most advice is harmless, but some can be harmful. Some sex selection diets can be downright dangerous, and some gender swaying methods can decrease the odds of you getting pregnant at all. There are assisted reproductive technologies that can help you have a girl or a boy.
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If you want to be certain your next child will be the gender you are hoping for then no other method comes close to PGD Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis. Following years of work and research, eye color selection has become an additional realistic option for those parents with such an interest. Family Balancing with Dr.
It is illegal to use medical methods to choose the gender of your baby. In addition, it is unethical to choose the sex of your baby. Nonetheless, a couple who has three girls and wants to try conceiving again would love to have a boy this time.
We sit around a glass coffee table. The room is clean and modern, the furnishings are that chicken soup colour favoured by architects — and expensive private clinics. Which is just where they are heading.
We look at the science behind the theories and how well they appear to work By Sarah Barker. There are a lot of different theories and approaches to natural gender selection but very little scientific study. Female sperm are heavier and live longer than male sperm so if you have sex a few days before ovulation and then abstain while the male sperm diethis should increase the chances of conceiving a girl.
In this fourth revision, some steps of sex-selection have been refined or eliminated over the years, but the accurate determination of time of ovulation remains the basic tenet. The authors endorse the cervical mucous method for ovulation detection and consider other procedures as alternatives or additional means in achieving success. They attribute traditionalists' reticence to providing sex-selection guidelines to a concern for ethical questions of "gendercide," but they argue that most parents do consider sex-selection to balance families.
The public is already deeply concerned about whether the onrush of biomedical science is pushing our society into ethically troublesome areas. So it can hardly be reassured by the cavalier way in which the American Society for Reproductive Medicine has just endorsed the use of in vitro fertilization techniques to help parents determine the sex of their next child. When last heard from on this issue, in a detailed ethics report inthe society said that selecting and implanting embryos of a particular sex solely for the purpose of guaranteeing parents that their child would be a boy or a girl ''should be discouraged'' because of serious ethical concerns. But now, as reported by Gina Kolata in Friday's Times, the acting head of the society's ethics committee has ruled in a brief letter that such sex selection is permissible if parents who already have a child of one sex want to ensure that the next child is of the opposite sex.