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the family tree study showed that whether youre likely to have a boy or a girl is inherited. Surprisingly, parents 2 boys and 1 girl are the most likely to have a 4th child, even more so than parents of all boys or all girls. When should you have sex for a boy or girl? For a girl as female sperm are supposed to live longer, it is thought that if you have sex early in your fertile window (3-5 days before ovulation) it is more likely that only female sperm will still be around to fertilise the egg released at ovulation. The lower quality of gametes, if it indeed lowers the probability of producing boys, is the mechanism that evolution employs to make sure that older parents are more likely to have daughters. if youre trying to get pregnant and want to conceive a girl, theres a lot of sketchy advice out there like suggestions that you eat more oranges, have sex in front of a space heater, or make. Parents-to-be have, for millennia, longed to choose the sex of their child. Aristotle suggested that the ardour of the man at the moment of insemination determined the sex of the resulting infant. Or it could be that older couples are more likely to have sex in the middle of the fertile period, when female sperm may have the edge over male sperm. Youre slightly more likely to have a baby girl if you have (severe morning sickness hyperemesis gravidarum). J biosoc sci 37(4)499-518 cagnacci a, renzi a, arangino s, et al. The male disadvantage and the seasonal rhythm of sex ratio at the time of conception. Cravings are more likely to represent a womans nutritional needs. Authors of the same study suggest a similarity between the foods a. and a popular belief states that women carrying girls will crave more sweets. They also think that if youre having a boy, youll crave mostly savory and salty foods. The truth is that a womans cravings are more likely to be related to their nutritional requirements than to the gender of their baby.