Anyone know any remedies for having a girl?

Keshia - posted on 07/15/2010 ( 7 moms have responded )




we have a boy that will be 1 august 5th and would loooove a girl we want 1 boy 1 girl and maybe down the road another one but im afraid we will get another boy I read some tips nothing is proven but ive heard if the male cuts all salt out of his diet and drinks caffein alot your more likely to get a girl has anything worked for anyone else?


Jane - posted on 07/15/2010




The thing to remember is that male sperm are fast but don't live as long where female sperm are slow, steady and live longer. So, if you want a "better" chance of a girl, having sex just prior to ovulation and then stop until you finish ovulating. The reason you do this is that the female sperm are more likely to be the only ones still around to get to the egg when you do finally ovulate and the male sperms will have all died off.

There are many other things that you can try as well. The only thing you have to remember is that you will probably take longer to get pregnant because you are now not just having sex all the time to get're planning things out.

I had my girl first (she's now 20) and wanted to increase my chances of having a boy with the next one so I did basically the opposite of what I'm suggesting for you above and I had a boy (he's almost 17). I had purchased a book, which I can't remember the name of it now because it was obviously 18 years ago but I'm sure you can find it out there. Call it luck or that what I did worked...I don't one really knows. In the end, a healthy baby is all you should hope for but trying to up your odds is kinda fun. There is LOTS of info out on the web also so do some searching and you'll find stuff.


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Kate - posted on 06/10/2014




If your having a girl you crave lots of sweet things like ice cream. I know how to tell if you are having a boy or a girl by looking at the back of you. If you loom normal from the back you are having a boy. If you look wiser and stuff you are having a girl.

*Lisa* - posted on 07/16/2010




I think if you put too much pressure on yourself to have a girl, you may find it hard to conceive at all. Stress affects it all. I think you'd be better off giving what Jane suggested a go but being prepared to have another boy. :)

Keshia - posted on 07/16/2010




thanks guys I wish I had the money to do something like that but in the end i think I would kinda feel bad for doing something like that and I have heard of the chinese birth chart everyone I know said it was right for them it was right for me when i had my son but I also know the male determines the sex of a baby so I dont know if i trust that 100%

Olivia - posted on 07/15/2010




When I was pregnant I did the "Chinese Gender Predictor" and it was right about the sex of my baby, all my friends that were having babies and had had babies, and my sisters baby.. It tells you what you will have by using your age and the certain month that you have sex. You can try it out and see if you believe it. That is what im going to use when I decide to try for our girl =)

Tee - posted on 07/15/2010




If you definitely want a girl and have the money. You can have sperm selection done. They take the sperm for the sex of the child you want then use intrauterine insemination (IUI) or in vitro fertilization (IVF) to help you conceive. The success rate is like 90% for girls and 80% for boys.

Kim - posted on 07/15/2010




After 2 boys, I finally had my was such a surprise b/c I figured we were having another boy (I never found out)...anyways, I heard you have better chances of having a girl when you begin to ovulate and in the missionary position (man on top :) Go to and look under ovulation calendars....type in your info about menstrual cycles, etc and it will tell you best time to conceive and I believe there's info about how to have a boy/girl....good luck!

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