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My husband wants a son. Should I keep trying? I have 4 girls, 3 by cesarean
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
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In brief: Up to you two
5 girls can be lots of fun too--or 4 girls and 1 boy, if you're lucky.
There's no guarantee that you'll have a son, however. Your chances of having a son are not increased by the fact that you already have 4 daughters. The chance of having a boy appears to decline with the mother's age, the father's age and the number of children the family already has. These effects are very small, however.

In brief: Up to you two
5 girls can be lots of fun too--or 4 girls and 1 boy, if you're lucky.
There's no guarantee that you'll have a son, however. Your chances of having a son are not increased by the fact that you already have 4 daughters. The chance of having a boy appears to decline with the mother's age, the father's age and the number of children the family already has. These effects are very small, however.
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