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A 35-year-old male asked:

Is it true that chances to get your wife pregnant with baby (boy) is high, if having sex directly after ovulation time & following day. or it's myth..

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Slightly increased: Since sperm with X chromosomes survive longer but sperm with Y chromosomes swim faster, it is slightly more likely that a baby will be male if sex is at or just after ovulation and slightly more likely that the baby will be female if sex is a day or two before ovulation. Hope this helps.
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Last updated Jan 9, 2015

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