If you have your heart set on a little boy, you may be interested in ways to stack the odds in your favour when it comes to the sex of your child. While there is no scientific evidence to prove that sexual position can influence the s*x of your baby, this legend has been around for generations.
While they may really increase your chances of conceiving a boy, it can’t hurt to try. Well, assuming you’re doing it right, that is.
The best outcome of course, is a healthy baby. However, if you want some tips on how to conceive a baby boy, read on.
How To Conceive A Boy: The Theory There are two types of sperm, one carrying the X chromosome, and one carrying the Y chromosome. The type of sperm that fertilises the egg, and determines what s*x the baby will be (X for a girl, and Y for a boy). Dr Shettles, a leading expert in this area, believed that the types of sperm had a number of inherent differences.
Through research, he found boy sperm to be weaker, smaller and faster than their female counterparts. He discovered that female sperm were more resilient and able to survive for longer periods inside the female body.
How To Conceive A Boy #1: Positions Please Dr Shettles believed deep penetration was important to give the boy sperm a head start. With less difference to travel, the boy sperm would be able to outswim the girl sperm, and find the egg. The Shettles method claims that to improve your chances of conceiving a boy, you should have sex in positions that allow for deep penetration. It may not sound very romantic, but the closer to the cervix the sperm are ejaculated, the more likely they are to find the egg. Here are some position which can help accomplish this: