So you basically have to have boring sex. If the sperm contains a Y chromosome the baby will be a boy, if it contains an X chromosome, the baby will be a girl. Also, frequent sex does tend to reduce the number of Y chromosome sperm present during each ejaculation. This can make it easier to hit the right moment as ovulation is not always easy to strictly predict. However, as they are not so fast as the Y chromosome sperm, they might not win the race, if you have sex closer to ovulation.
When it comes down to the business of making babies, there are more questions and old wives' tales out there than sex positions in the Kama Sutra. Here, we answer some common conception questions to help increase your chances of getting pregnant. A: Yes! Some experts believe that uterine contractions during orgasm may help propel sperm into the cervix, but one thing is for sure -- the tingles and flood of oxytocin during orgasm definitely make you relaxed. And that means you've already cleared the biggest baby-making blocker: stress. Men who are fully stimulated will ejaculate up to 50 percent more, according to research revealed in the program.
Young children masturbate for the same reason that older children and adults do: It feels good! Body exploration is part of growing up. Your child is learning to run, jump, throw, pump a swing, draw, and probably use the toilet regularly.
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. Durston came across a technique pioneered 30 years ago by the late obstetrics researcher Landrum Shettles, M. Would Zoe have been Zachary if the couple had left it to chance?