Originally Posted by Smetana_
Keri, I think it was you, who said you wanted to plan your bd'ing a certain way to hopefully conceive a boy. Can you please explain to me the different bd pattern for a boy and girl? I would love to have a girl the next time, DH doesn't care either way.
Yep, tha was me.
If you are trying for a girl I do know you are supposed to time BDing before ovulation. The theory is that female sperm live longer and if there is no egg the males will die off and once the egg drops only femals will be living.
For instance with DD#2 we were tta - we had sex on day 6 of my cycle and were
to find out I was pregnant but we were pretty sure from the beginning that it was going to be a girl because no male sperm is going to wait around 5 days for an egg! I always have copious amounts of CM which I know helps the swimmers live longer.
I know for a boy DH is supposed to deposit K-9 style to hit a certain place in your cervix. I am pretty sure they recommend missionary style when trying for a girl.
I think the biggest key is - timing BDing before ovulation like 48+ hours before and I also believe genetics play a key as well as your CM. I have read that some women have CM that is more friendly to males or females.
I have 2 boys from my first husband and 2 girls from my second husband. I really feel with DH we have a 50/50 chance of either. However, with my XH he was an only and his dad was an only and his grandpa only had boys in his family so I think it was more of a genetic/heriditary issue with him. He went on to have another son with his new wife.
You can look online for more suggestions. Dr. Shettles is the guy that wrote the book on the subject. I am sure if you google him you will get lots of information.