- Baby boys are valued more in the African societies since there is an assured lineage to carry on the father's name and pass it to other generations.
- It is for this reason that couples go extra miles to conceive a male child.
Studies have shown proven ways to increase the chances of a woman conceiving a baby boy.
Research has shown that the female and male sperms have several differences. The male sperm is weaker, smaller and faster than the female sperm.
The female sperm is more resilient and is able to survive for longer periods inside the female body.
Following the above information, here are some tips to increase your chances;
1. Ovulation Cycle
Couples are encouraged to have intercourse closer to ovulation as opposed to several days before ovulation takes place. The male sperm swims slower and its weaker, but during ovulation, the sperm is more likely to get fertilised faster.
Chances of conceiving a boy when a woman gets intimate right before she starts ovulation are much higher.
24 hours before the woman ovulates and 12 hours after ovulation. Maintain an ovulation chart and your cycle to be more accurate.
2. Sex Positions
This might sound like a myth but there is proven studies behind it.
Sex positions like doggy style, straddling and standing up have been recommended from the usual missionary.
The rear-entry position as recommended by most scientists since during ejaculation, the male sperm get deposited closer to the cervix.
Male sperms are fast swimmers but travel shorter distance, this way there is increased chances of fertilisation of the male sperm.
3. Female Orgasm
Yes! Do not shy away from the big O. An orgasm releases an alkaline secretion into the vagina, which gives the male sperm an increased chance of survival.
Your vagina shifts in pH balance that majorly favours the male sperm. So please, get there first before he ejaculates.
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Also eating food rich in alkali such as whole fruits and vegetables favour the Y chromosome. this is because such foods
They tend to survive and swim faster in alkaline conditions. this is because such foods
5. Hubby's Underwear
Toss away the briefs and replaces with boxers around that time.
Underwear does affect the sperm production. A scrotum which is not too warm increases sperm production compared to one covered by tight underwear.
Tight undies are favourable for the X chromosomes but if you're aiming for a baby boy, them more boxers and NO briefs.
It is also important to note, no hot baths or showers during this period.
6. Coffee for Him
Turns out, coffee or any caffeinated beverages are recommended before intercourse.
The drink is thought to make the male sperm more active, meaning more chances for survival and fast swimming.
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