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I HEARD IF U HAVE SEX A DAY OR TWO BEFORE U OVULATE U R MOST LIKELY TO HAVE A GIRL. HOW TRUE IS THAT?

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bjones216

Asked by bjones216 at 7:14 PM on Sep. 24, 2010 in Trying to Conceive

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  • no matter what or when you do it,its still 50-50 for the sex of the baby
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:15 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • total myth/old wives tale.... sperm carries the sex/gender chromosome.... it all depends which one of his little swimmers make it to the egg first lol
    FITmama2B

    Answer by FITmama2B at 7:16 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • I think you have about a 50% chance of that being true, heh.
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 7:19 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • I wouldn't count on it.
    Namaste17

    Answer by Namaste17 at 7:39 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Old wives tale.... It's a 50-50 shot of what you get... and asking your husband nicely for a girl DOESN'T work either. :)
    K-RydesMommy

    Answer by K-RydesMommy at 8:42 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Freaking nonsense and anyone that believes you have control, you need help :P 50/50 chance of either, no matter what
    Anna-Chubaby

    Answer by Anna-Chubaby at 12:59 AM on Sep. 25, 2010

  • well ive herd that male sperm swim faster so if u have sex a few days before u ov then most of the male sperm would have died off and only the girls would be left since they swim slower
    mama2my2boys

    Answer by mama2my2boys at 3:58 AM on Sep. 25, 2010

  • I personally don't believe any of those old wives tales. It's a 50/50 shot. Good luck!
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 3:05 PM on Sep. 25, 2010

  • the man sperm determines the sex , not the timing
    sherryb1273

    Answer by sherryb1273 at 5:04 PM on Sep. 25, 2010

  • Actually, there are a lot of factors that determine if the Y sperm or X sperm have the advantage. This theory is a medical one, and while I won't say that it's true or not, it's supposed to work because the X sperm are sturdier and stick around longer. However, it's still pretty likely you could have a boy instead of a girl, and if it gives you an advantage, it's going to be more like 51% to 49 % than 90% to 10%.
    tyheamma

    Answer by tyheamma at 9:07 AM on Sep. 26, 2010

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