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Moms consuming more calories around the time of conception are more likely to give birth to boys
Maternal diet and baby’s gender

Can your diet before pregnancy determine the sex of your baby?

According to mainstream medicine, the sex of your baby is determined by which type of sperm (male or female) reaches the egg first. Male sperm carries XY chromosomes, while female sperm carries XX chromosomes.

Although more research is needed, changing body chemistry through diet might influence the environment to favor a specific sperm type.

Vaginal pH plays a key role

A woman’s monthly cycle involves varying pH levels (acidic and alkaline) in her reproductive tract, potentially affecting baby’s gender. Making the environment more favorable to either male or female sperm can influence baby’s sex.

Experts suggest that an alkaline environment may favor Y sperm (resulting in a baby boy), while an acidic environment may favor the X sperm (resulting in a baby girl). However, it’s important to note that no method today can guarantee the desired outcome. Just give it a try!

If you want to conceive a baby girl:

  • Eat a low caloric diet right before conception
  • Skip breakfast briefly
  • Avoid salt and eat a lot of animal protein (meat, fish, eggs)
  • Eat a temporary diet higher in acidic foods and avoid alkaline foods
  • Consider taking a supplement with folic acid, calcium, magnesium, and vitamin C to help make the cervical mucus acidic.

If you want to conceive a baby boy:

  • Eat a high caloric diet right before conception
  • Avoid dairy products as well as magnesium & calcium supplements
  • Increase foods that contain potassium, like bananas
  • Increase the consumption of vegetables and fresh fruits
  • Eat plenty of alkaline foods.

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