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A 24-year-old male asked about a 25-year-old female:

Is it true that having sex right before ovulation will increase my chances of having a girl?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Not exactly: Male sperm swim faster but die off faster, female sperm swim slower but live longer. The closer you are to ovulation, the more likely you will have a boy. A girl more likely when you miss exact ovulation.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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