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How To Have Boy
You're kidding right: The same ones that can conceive a girl. The swimmers decide the sex & the first one in makes the pick. They don't care how they get there they just go for the prize. You have a 50/50 chance with each conception. All the myths out there about special timing/foods/position are bunk. ...Read more
Adopt: You could have eggs harvested and fertilized with dads sperm at a fertility center, then select a female embryo for implantation.However, this is costly and not guaranteed to work. There are a lot of myths about gender selection but none that work.You can obtain a girl through adoption, so if that is all you can live with that's your option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NO!: Children learn to masturbate just fine all by themselves, usually before age 3. You can answer his questions about sex clearly and briefly when he asks, so that he feels comfortable bringing them to you rather than to his friends. But if you go further, he is likely to at least consider you uncool and at worst never discuss the subject with you again. ...Read more
Sexual intercourse: To have a baby, you can adopt. Or engage in standard vaginal-penile intercourse w/o use of contraception either hormonal or barrier. Of course this puts you at risk of sexually transmitted disease/infection. And gives you an ~18yr responsibility, so make sure you're ready for all this. Since you're asking this question, i'd also suggest that you go see your family doc for preconception counseling. ...Read more
Before/after birth: Non invasive paternity testing (NIPP) is a technology based on detection of fetal cells in the mother's blood. A variety of specialty labs offer this service and cite the ability to find such results as early as 8 weeks into the pregnancy. Otherwise the baby can be tested at or soon after birth from a direct sample. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Short simple answers: A 3 yo is curious and their questions can be difficult when you let the issue of genitals/sex cloud the picture. At that age a short simple answers is the best. Don't launch into lengthy discussions. "that's how it is".Expect her to ask the same ? repeatedly (they don't take notes).After she gets to 7-8 the questions can be answered in more depth. ...Read more
Check the heart rate: The heart rate of a baby with SVT is much faster than a normal heart rate, often as high as 300 beats per minute. This rate is faster than you can count. Rather than trying to count the heart rate, i recommend feeling your baby's heart a few times a day to know what is typical. During SVT it is so much faster that most parents can easily tell the difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the problem?: RU 44 years old as per your profile, or RU a child using Dad's healthtap sign on?. Why do U need to tell him if UR an adult, or if U have to just tell him U have foreskin problems which requires circumcision to correct. U can tell him that UR uncomfortable, have penile irritation & feel embarassed in locker room or shower because all your friends are circumcised, if UR underage. ...Read more
Typical behaviors: The eighteen month old will walk, run, and climb. They are smart enough to build a ladder out of furniture and get to the top cabinets. Lock up what you don't want them to play with. Vocabulary expands more and hand skills improve. Fear of stranger decreases but separation may still be hard in new settings. Some interest in toilet training may be expressed at this time. ...Read more
I want a boy baby. Is there any way to get? I can't understand the medical words well. So please tell me how can I get a boy baby?
It's pretty simple..: About 6,000 women conceive baby boys in the U.S. every day. That's a big number, so one should relax, not worry, and just give it a try. Have sex 1-2 times a day, for 7 days, starting about 18 days before the estimated first day of the NEXT menstrual bleeding period. In normal couples, there is a 50% chance of getting a boy with every pregnancy! That is pretty good odds. Nature plans it this way. ...Read more
See a doctor ASAP: The am college of obstetricians and gynecologists recommends a first visit with a gyno sometime around age 13-15. Preventing pregnancy with effective birth control (pills or other methods) and lowering risk of stds by using condoms are essential. If you're the mom of a teen and know or suspect your daughter needs birth control, take her to a gyno or adolescent doctor or planned parenthood asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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