Gender selection is a way in which a couple can decide on the gender of their baby before they even conceive, before they even start trying to conceive.
There are many methods of choosing the sex of your baby, natural and medical. For a quick look at the different methods, including medical methods Click here, or an overview of natural methods here. There are more detailed explanations of each one below.
The thing to remember is that very few methods can make that 100% guarantee of a baby of your selected gender. Some get close, as close as 80-95%, others fall way from the mark, giving little more success than just leaving it to chance.
Only one method can actually 99-100% guarantee the sex of your baby, and this method is medically assisted, and extremely expensive.
So, whether its a bouncing baby boy, or a beautiful little girl that you want, here's the low down on different methods of baby sex selection.
The natural sex selection methods are things can be carried out by you, at home. No need for medical intervention.
If it's a girl that you want - sugar & spice and all things nice! check out these articles:
Conceiving a girl - Naturally
How to conceive a girl - Know your sperm!
Different ways to conceive a girl - Medical or Natural?
So... You want to have a girl? - Then time it right!
One of our readers tells of her quest to have a little girl, and how she overcame her struggle, read how Anna managed to conceive a girl.
Or if it's a boy you want - slugs and snails and puppy dogs tails! then take a look at these pages:
Trying to conceive a boy - Diet can help
Tips to conceive a boy
How to conceive a boy - Boy sperm... this way please!
Conceiving a boy - Timing is crucial!
Have a closer look at conceiving a boy or girl in natural gender selection.
Can what you eat affect the gender of your baby? Apparently so, see the diet method. Last but certainly not least, the Chinese gender method, learn more about this with the Chinese conception calendar.
Assisted baby sex selection methods normally have a certain degree of medical assistance. From just sorting the sperm to actually growing the embryo and implanting it into the mother.
Trying to influence the gender of next baby may be just a bit of fun for some couples, but for others that have stronger feelings about what the gender of their baby should be. Before embarking upon any of the above methods, please consider what your feelings would be if you don't get the baby of your dreams!
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