I wrote this useful article with the precise purpose of providing an answer – as comprehensive as possible – to the question that occurs to many of the couples who are trying to give birth to a baby boy: WHEN is the most suitable moment to get pregnant with a male offspring? In other words, what is the moment – or time interval – in which the chances of having a male baby are the highest?
Two Methods Which Answer the Question “When to Conceive a Boy?”
Well, first and foremost, you should know that there are only two categories of gender selection methods whose main purposes are to offer answers to this question regarding the time:
- the Timing Methods – which claim that the sexual intercourse should happen at certain times (or in some recommended periods), based on ovulation, in order to increase the chances of conceiving a boy. Unfortunately, the two best known timing strategies, Shettles and Whelan, contradict each other . Moreover, the success rates of these techniques are neither scientifically proven, nor recognized by the majority of scientists and researchers. Therefore, we can say that none of these two timing methods is reliable.
- the Calendar Method – aka Chinese Calendar Method, pretends that the likelihood of getting pregnant with a baby of an intended gender is determined by the Chinese lunar month (which differs from the common, Gregorian month) of conception and also by the Chinese lunar age of mother at conception. Being a legendary method of sex selection, founded on a mystical calendar from Ancient China, and also lacking any scientific or even statistical proof, this method is generally considered unreliable, being acceptable only for wasting time.
The Answers of These Two Types of Methods
The answer offered by the timing methods to the question dealt with in this article is that, in order to have a male offspring, the two partners (i.e., the two future parents) should schedule their sexual intercourse in relation to ovulation, as follows: [Continue reading]