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#1 of 102 Old 04-28-2008, 05:46 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Mods i am Not sure where this would go so please move this where it can go (but please let me know where..) thanks so much.

So my mom has told me all my life that if you marry a guy and he has say..4 brothers, that means you will most likely have all boys. And vise versa. I am guessing she is wrong but I want to do this anyway. So if you could PLEASE participate in this & fill this out i would be So thankful!

What are the genders of your Dh's Father's Siblings? (if you don't know you can skip):

How Many Siblings does your DH have and what are their genders?:

How many kids do you have and what are their genders?:

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Mods i am Not sure where this would go so please move this where it can go (but please let me know where..) thanks so much.

So my mom has told me all my life that if you marry a guy and he has say..4 brothers, that means you will most likely have all boys. And vise versa. I am guessing she is wrong but I want to do this anyway. So if you could PLEASE participate in this & fill this out i would be So thankful!

What are the genders of your Dh's Father's Siblings? (if you don't know you can skip):

How Many Siblings does your DH have and what are their genders?:

How many kids do you have and what are their genders?:

thanks

FIL has one brother, 2 sisters.
DP has one brother.
We have a daughter.

Its really too small of a sample to tell, in most cases. If my DP had 9 siblings that were all boys, that would be indicative of something interesting going on with my ILs. The chances of having two children of the same sex when you have two children total is 50%. The chances of having ten children be all boys are substantially lower.

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FIL has 3 sisters
DH has 4 brothers 1 sister
I have 1 daughter, my SILs (son's wives) all have boys (4 so far)

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Don't know about dh's dad but dh has 3 brothers and so far we have 2 girls.
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Dh's father is an only child.
DH has one brother.
We have a girl.

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FIL has 7 sisters
DH has 1 brother and 2 sisters
We have a boy
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What are the genders of your Dh's Father's Siblings? (if you don't know you can skip):

2 male, 2 female

How Many Siblings does your DH have and what are their genders?:
1 male

How many kids do you have and what are their genders?:

2 male


Interesting survey!
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FIL has two brothers,
DF has one brother one sister
We have one boy

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I feel like we are a boy family.

I have 2 brothers.

DH has 2 brothers.

We have 1 girl and 3 boys.

I read something recently that said women who ate breakfast were more likely to have boys. Weird. It was on the yahoo news page.
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FIL has 3 brothers and 2 sisters
DH has 3 sisters and 1 brother from his father (both MIL and FIL have remarried several times; there are 9 total, I think. So confusing...)
We have one daughter together.

My ex-DH had 3 sisters, he was the only boy. Not sure what his father had...I never met him and they had no contact. We had one daughter together, and I found out after he passed away last year that he also has another daughter that I didn't know about.

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DH - has 1 sister she has 2 sons
DH Father - had 4 brothers & 2 sisters --- they all had girls

we have one son
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FIL has one sister and one brother
DH has one sister
We have one of each so far

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What are the genders of your Dh's Father's Siblings? (if you don't know you can skip):

4 boys and 1 girl

How Many Siblings does your DH have and what are their genders?:

3 brothers

How many kids do you have and what are their genders?:

Biologically, 1 boy and 1 girl and 1 unknown on the way.

(and you mean sex, not gender...)
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my fil i think had a sisiter, but im not sure of other siblings (he died when dh was 17 and we were still dating)

my dh has a brother, a half brother (different moms) and a sister who was stillborn

we have a boy

- his older brother has 2 boys, and his half brother has a girl and a boy

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How Many Siblings does your DH have and what are their genders?:
three, two male, one female
How many kids do you have and what are their genders?:
one, male


I think I remember learning in school that men produce an equal number of X and Y sperm, though. Which would mean that it's just coincidence if the father's sibling's genders match up with what you're having.

I've been trying to find something about it online, but I'm not searching right or something. I'll keep looking.
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FIL has 2 sisters
DH has 1 brother, 1 sister
We have 3 girls
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My dh has 2 brothers.
My FIL had a very large family (I think 10 or 12 kids) and most of them were boys, I think 2 or 3 were girls?
We have three sons so far.
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What are the genders of your Dh's Father's Siblings? (if you don't know you can skip): He has a brother and a sister.

How Many Siblings does your DH have and what are their genders?: Dh has a brother and sister, but they're adopted, he's the only biological child.

How many kids do you have and what are their genders?: We have 2 boys.
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My DP's dad has one sister.

My DP has one brother.

We have one daughter and one son . . . and DP's brother has two daughters and a son (born in the order of girl, boy, girl).

Not a whole lot of rhyme or reason here, IMO.

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You could just tell her that her theory is genetically asinine :
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What are the genders of your Dh's Father's Siblings? (if you don't know you can skip):

he has one brother

How Many Siblings does your DH have and what are their genders?:

has one brother

How many kids do you have and what are their genders?:

two (and one baking)- both boys

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What are the genders of your Dh's Father's Siblings? (if you don't know you can skip):

2 brothers, 1 sister

How Many Siblings does your DH have and what are their genders?:

2 brothers

How many kids do you have and what are their genders?:

2 boys, 2 girls : )

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My DP's family has had ONLY boys for the last 5 generations. Seriously. I don't know the info past his grandfather but this is what I know:

His grandfather was one of 6 boys.
His father was one of 2 boys.
My DP is one of 3 boys.

We have 2 boys and one girl.

And I don't eat breakfast.
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I think it is an interesting theory.... and can see how a man could produce only one or another (or that one type had some kind of flaw that made conception impossible) but I would suspect it would be very rare.

My DBF has a brother, and we are expecting a girl.

My ex's family hadn't produced a girl in about four generations. It wasn't a huge family though, so could be entirely coincidental.

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Dh's father has 3 sisters and 1 brother (so 5 kids, 2 boys, 3 girls)

Dh has 3 sisters and 1 brother (so 5 kids, 2 boys, 3 girls; he also has a half-brother on his mother's side but since you're going off the father's line, I'm not including him.)

We have 1 girl, 1 boy.

Dh's brother has 2 boys, one sister has 1 girl and another sister is pregnant and they say it's a boy.

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1 sister

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How Many Siblings does your DH have and what are their genders?:
1 brother

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How many kids do you have and what are their genders?:
1 daughter
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Don't know about dh's father.

Dh has 2 brothers

We have two sons.

Marie-Mom to two boys and a girl.
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FIL has 1 brother.

DH has 1 brother and 3 sisters.

DH's brother has 1 boy and 1 girl.

We have 2 girls.
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FIL one sister one brother

DH 3 brothers

Us 3 girls and a boy
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I've always heard that it is based on both of the parents families.

Like for instance if your parents had boy, girl, boy, and your spouse's parents had boy, girl, girl then the order would be very similar. You would have a good chance of having a boy and then a girl with your spouse if his family was similar.

After reading the book TCOYF I believe whole-heartedly that it has everything to do with when you conceive in relation to when you ovulate as to whether you have a boy or a girl. For instance, most people I know (on parenting boards such as this) who had a hard time conceiving and dtd on ovulation day had boys and those that dtd "around" ovulation time more often had girls.

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