Before You’ve Missed a Period
— Very Early Signs of Pregnancy —
Wondering about the really early signs of pregnancy? Do you have unusual discharge, cramping, or nausea? Â Check your symptoms against 14 of the earliest signs that might indicate that you have conceived a baby!
How to Have a Baby Girl
Dreaming in pink?Â If you want to know how to have a baby girl, you’ve come to the right place. You can use the natural characteristics of sperm, the pH balance of your body, and the timing of sex to increase your chances of getting pregnant with a girl.
Biology of Sex Selection
Your baby’s sex is determined by her chromosomes. She gets half from her mother (via the egg) and the other half from her fathers (via the sperm).Â Mom’s egg always contribute the same sex chromosome, an X.Â Dad’s sperm can contribute an X chromosome or a Y chromosome.
- If a sperm with the Y chromosome fertilizes the X egg, youÂ conceive a baby boy.
- Â If a sperm with the X chromosome fertilizes the X egg, you get pregnant with a baby girl.
Characteristics of X Sperm:Â X sperm are slow swimmers, but more hardy then Y sperm.Â Although they prefer an alkaline environment, they can tolerate acidic conditions better then their Y counterparts. X sperm can live and remain fertile inside of your body longer then Y sperm.
Â Best Sex Positions to Conceive a Baby Boy
Rev up your engines Y sperm, this is all about you.Â It’s a race to the egg, and we’re rooting for team Y! We’re going to use the natural characteristics of the Y sperm to discover the best sex positions to conceive a baby boy.
Basic biology review:Â A baby’s sex is determined by his chromosomes. He gets half from his mother (via the egg) and the other half from his father (via the sperm). Mom’s egg always contributeÂ the same sex chromosome, an X.Â Dad’s sperm can contribute an X chromosome or a Y chromosome.
- If a sperm with the X chromosomeÂ fertilizes the X egg, you will conceive a baby girl.
- If a sperm with the Y chromosome fertilizes the X egg, you will conceive a baby boy.
Y sperm are fast swimmers, extra sensitive to acidic (low pH) environments, and are not as hardy as X sperm. Knowing the strengths and weaknesses of Y sperm helps us decide what sexual positions are best to conceive a baby boy.
How to Conceive a Baby Boy
Deep PenetrationÂ Â The best sex positions to conceive a baby boy will get the sperm as close to the cervix as possible. Your cervix is the opening to your uterus and the doorway to the egg. It is located at the deepest part of your vagina.The Y sperm can beat the X sperm in a foot (tail?) race. We want to make the distance between the point of ejaculation and your cervix as small as possible. The Y sperm do better in a sprint, not a marathon!
Weight and Fertility -Â The Relationship
It’s hard to think of two more loaded issues for women then weight and fertility.Â We are surrounded by messages about what we should weigh and how our bodies should look. Our fertility is intimately tied with our femininity and sense of self worth. Combine weight and fertility, and you have a powder keg of emotion.
How Weight Effects Fertility
Your weight does effect your fertility in a variety of ways, primarily with respect to your hormone balance. Â The amount of body fat you carry effects your estrogen levels. Excess body fat can lead to raised estrogen levels while too little body fat often leads to chronically low estrogen levels.