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Gender & Multiple Birth

Getting Pregnant with Twins

Posted by on Dec 2, 2018 in Gender & Multiple Birth |

Getting Pregnant with Twins

Contrary to some urban myths, there is not a sexual position that will increase your chances of getting pregnant with twins. In actual fact, most of the factors that can lead to twins are entirely out of your control. Identical twins occur when one fertilized egg splits into two, soon after fertilization. Each of the two embryos then develops into a baby, and because they came from the same egg-and-sperm combination, they have exactly the same genes and are exactly alike. This happens...

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The Shettles Method to Determine a Baby’s Gender

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Gender & Multiple Birth |

In the 1960s a biologist by the name of Shettles introduced an idea that might be used to influence the gender of a baby when a couple conceived. Doctor Shettles (the recipient of a Ph.D. degree in biology, rather than medicine) was a respected biologist and one of the pioneers in the method of in vitro fertilization. With many reputable publications to his credit, his gender predicting method has nevertheless drawn criticism since its 1971 publication. The method itself rests on the proposed...

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Doubling the joy: Simple ways to get pregnant with twins

Posted by on Feb 19, 2012 in Gender & Multiple Birth |

Doubling the joy: Simple ways to get pregnant with twins

Singling out: Anything with the word twin grabs more attention; be it the twin cylinders, dynamo or the babies. Especially the last one; it saves the agony of labor occurring once more to them planning to bear and rear two kids as a parent. But the good news is, with a little bit of knowledge, you may stop being governed by fate, especially when it comes to child birth. Following are a few short, simple ways. Factors responsible for the twins’ birth: Heredity: The genes determine if twins...

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How to get pregnant with a boy

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in Gender & Multiple Birth |

It’s not male chauvinism: Sociological reasons aside, there will always be a bunch with a preference for a boy child to take the family bloodline forward. Not being able to conceive as per preference often translates into things as intense as domestic violence and separation; however, the good thing is, a primitive mindset is less then common. This piece of information is thus, not directed towards the bunch all set to disrupt the natural gender balance but to help those couples who are...

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How to ensure the birth of a girl child

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in Gender & Multiple Birth |

How Nature determines the gender: It is understood that readers come here to get instructions written in a “do this” and “do that” tone but it helps knowing the basics. Fear not, it is not intricate genetics we will be talking but the way gender is determined at conception. In short, it is the chromosome characteristics of the sperm that stays responsible. Note: Chromosomes are threadlike DNA strands in a cell nucleus, carrying the genes in a linear order. Now, an unfertilized egg...

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