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Three Easy Steps To Conceive A Baby Boy Naturally

Three tips for how to conceive a baby boy.

Three tips for how to conceive a baby boy.

The Science Behind Having a Baby Boy: X and Y Chromosomes

Many couples yearn to have both a baby boy and a baby girl in their families. Both boys and girls can bring much joy into the home. This article is about how to conceive a baby boy, so you can add more color to to your family—though, of course, the most important thing is not your baby's gender, but his or her health and the happiness of the family. Those factors can never be replaced.

Although scientific studies have shown varying results, these methods have been practiced for hundreds of years throughout many different cultures, from Indian to Chinese to European. So though these three methods are not a 100 percent guarantee, there is a lot of history behind them suggesting that they can help increase your chances of conceiving a baby boy.

Without going into too much technical detail, let me briefly explain how these methods work:

There are two kinds of sperm, the Y sperm and the X sperm. Only one sperm will fertilize the egg; if it is a Y sperm, the child will be a baby boy; if it is an X sperm, the child will be a baby girl.

Thus, baby planning revolves around increasing the odds that either a Y or an X sperm will reach the egg first.

The ways Y and X sperm behave is very similar to the ways men and women behave. What do I mean by this? You see, Y sperm, like most guys, move very quickly but lack endurance. X sperm, on the other hand, move more slowly, are more patient, and generally live longer.

In order for you to conceive a baby boy, baby planning tries to increase the chances of the Y sperm reaching the egg first by giving them a head start through diet, ovulation planning, and even intercourse position.

These methods are completely natural, and Dr. Landrum Shettles, a pioneer of in vitro fertilization techniques, conducted a series of experiments in the sixties that led him to the same recommendations wives tales have been telling for generations. The New York Times wrote of Dr. Shettles:

In the 1960s, he became convinced by various experiments that the timing of conception within the menstrual cycle and the acidity or alkalinity of the female reproductive tract helped determine a baby's sex.

He published his findings in medical journals and in a book, ''How to Choose the Sex of Your Baby,'' written with David M. Rorvik. Operating under the theory that male-chromosome sperm move faster and die sooner, while female-chromosome sperm move slower and live longer, the book lays out instructions on the timing of intercourse—three days before ovulation for a girl, the day of ovulation for a boy—and offers advice on sexual positions.

The book has sold more than a million copies since its publication in 1970. Although his technique is treated with skepticism by some authorities, Dr. Shettles claimed a success rate of at least 75 percent.

The Three Steps to Conceive a Baby Boy Naturally

1. Diet

Foods rich in potassium and sodium will help you maintain an alkaline cervical discharge, which is more amenable for conceiving a baby boy.

Foods rich in potassium and sodium will help you maintain an alkaline cervical discharge, which is more amenable for conceiving a baby boy.

A woman's diet is extremely important in baby planning because the correct internal acidity is theorized to help the Y sperm move faster and live longer. The Y sperm requires an environment that is more alkaline in nature; in other words, the PH level of the cervical discharge of a woman's body needs to be less acidic.

One thing that helps determine the PH level of cervical discharge is the food that you eat. If you want to increase the chances of conceiving a baby boy, you need to include in your diet foods that are rich in sodium and potassium, such as pickles and bananas. Orgasms are also said to help the cervical discharge become more alkaline.

2. Ovulation Planning

To increase your chances of having a baby boy, plan to conceive as close as possible to ovulation.

To increase your chances of having a baby boy, plan to conceive as close as possible to ovulation.

This is pretty straight forward. As explained above, the Y sperm does not live as long as the X sperm. This means that insemination should happen as close to ovulation as possible to have a baby boy. Track your ovulation period so that you can know when is the right time to "do it" with your partner. As a rough rule of thumb, your ovulation period occurs about 16 days after the first day of your last menstrual flow. You can also buy an ovulation kit to determine when the best time to have a baby boy would be.

3. Intercourse Position

Lastly, when trying to conceive a baby boy, use positions that allow for deep penetration during intercourse.

Lastly, when trying to conceive a baby boy, use positions that allow for deep penetration during intercourse.

The third step is to actually give the Y sperm a head start in reaching the egg. Again, the Y sperm generally moves faster than the X sperm but cannot live as long as the X sperm does, so getting the sperm as close to the egg as possible gives the Y sperm an advantage.

During intercourse, use positions that allow deep penetration so that the Y sperm is able to reach the egg as quickly as possible.

Final Thoughts

No matter what, enjoy your path to parenthood. You will conceive the baby destined to complete your family. Best of luck!


Hellen wanjiru on March 22, 2020:

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Please help me to get a boy

Vijaya laxmi m angadi on December 20, 2019:

So good and best

minaxi on December 03, 2019:

I have two baby girl i want to baby boy when conceive best time please help me

Sathya on July 24, 2019:

I am in conceive in two months to get boy baby

Marianne1Joe on May 26, 2019:

Hi Thelma,

I visited this place last night and was amazed at the success stories posted in Live Charts at PreGender website. I also saw some ladies (at other forum) actually verified that the names mentioned there are real as checked through Facebook pages etc. This is what we need.

Thelma on May 18, 2019:

It is my first trimester and I want to have a baby boy pliz help me

Marianne1Joe on December 11, 2018:

Hi Komala,

Sorry for missing your post. Got so busy with my kid.

My gut tells me to request you to at least learn about Pregender preconception test. Their home page tells all. After reading that you will realize that it is actually easy to conceive a boy or girl than going through hassles of temperature or mucus monitoring. According to them, just conceive in right cycle.

I plan to visit site often now as I have some free time.


Komala on September 30, 2018:

I have two girl now I want boy baby please help me

Marianne1Joe on September 03, 2018:

Hi all. Back again to share with all that i delivered a healthy boy last week. Perfect natural delivery. Thank God.

The website ( from where I got to know about PreGender test has another success story posted there. Look for Emma Jackson. She got her girl simply by using advice from PreGender test.

God bless all of you here.

Marianne1Joe on May 11, 2018:

This is my first post here.

I found the hints to conceive a boy interesting with good illustrations but I had a different experience last year and wanted to share for good of other women.

I had three daughters and was feeling too doomy to get a boy after failing two IVF attempts. I tried all of above and nothing appeared to be tasteful.

I got a hint from another site ( where the owner of site tried to conceive a girl after two boys using PreGender test and had shown absolute dedication to it. According to this test she did conceive in girl cycle and u/s at 12 weeks had shown girl nub but she lost the baby after 15 weeks due to some complications. Interestingly she wants to try that method again. That caught me to look into this method seriously.

I collected samples for Sep and Oct 2017 and sent in for Pregender service. I was told that my September sample was showing a boy cycle and October one was for a girl and that the next coming cycle in November will automatically be for boy. The Pregender sent me a conception plan, which was way different that I read over various sites. It believes one can conceive a boy on any day in boy cycle and vice versa. To my gut this appeared funny but I did conceive in my November cycle and by doing their postconception test, they did confirm I'm having a boy. i said 'what? how is this possible?'

Well, my ultrasound scan did confirm a boy in March 2018. And......I'm thinking WTF we have been doing these years? This natural way is damn good. Upon checking with the vendor as to why is their method not popular, they replied that their new discovery was too good to be true and women just don't believe in us at this time, but soon they will.

My point to all readers. Just look out. There are better ways to conceive babies of your dream than just getting stuck with eating something or having sex on some specific days only. That's all I wanted to share.

Swarupa on March 26, 2016:

As discussions above, I want to get elaborately food names, intercourse positions and ovulation planning for conceiving a baby boy. I am from Kolkata, India. My email ID is

I am waiting for your valuable advise.


Santhiya on March 14, 2016:

Hi ,

I am from bangalore(India),My dob is 14/05/1993. I already have a 4 yr girl. I am desperately looking to have a baby boy this time. Please tell me when can I plan to have a baby boy.

kiki on February 25, 2016:

I have a baby girl now I want a baby boy

prossie on January 25, 2016:

Thanx for the education, am optimistic that i will have ma boy very soon.

nitin jain on January 11, 2016:

I want a baby boy please help me.

sonia on November 02, 2015:

i have a very preety girl now i m pregnent so i want a handsum boy pls help me i want a tips for baby boy

Dr ak wife on October 28, 2015:

I wants twins boy baby plz help me

Pooja Goswami on October 23, 2015:

please give a advise for child a baby boy.

amaechi on October 17, 2015:

all this question no answer why?

k on October 12, 2015:

I have two daughters, so i want to baby boy help me please........

ab on September 23, 2015:

please give a advise for child a baby boy.

darshi on September 11, 2015:


I have two girls, I want a boy kid. Pls help me. How it can possible.

surya on September 09, 2015:

I have two girls...i want a baby boy..pls guide me

ridhi on September 05, 2015:

Please tell me in hindi i want a boy baby

Shweta on August 17, 2015:

I have two daughters iwant twice baby boy haw can passable in hindi

shwetasi on August 15, 2015:

I have 2 baby girl..i want boy .pls guide me in hindi

Reena on August 15, 2015:

I have three years daughter, now I want baby boy please help me. Thanks

reena ji on August 10, 2015:

I want a baby boy plz tell me about diet

Sunny on August 06, 2015:

What boy to eat to increase Y sperm rate.

avantika singh on July 09, 2015:

i want a baby boy.what should o do

anil vaishya on July 05, 2015:

I have three daughters now i want baby boy .please help me or suggest me

Ayesha on July 01, 2015:

I'm pregnant and I have a baby boy please answer me.

mukesh on June 29, 2015:

my age 31 years old.and l have a one I want boy is possible .

S Tiwari on June 25, 2015:

It woks

rishi on June 07, 2015:

I am 30 year old. I have one daughter. Now I want a it possible

parul solnki on June 03, 2015:

I am 30years old.I have one daughter and I want boy please help me.give me idea in Hindi .give me books name

shilpa on May 17, 2015:

I want to know can we conceive with starting spum of male and how to get a baby boy

nk on May 01, 2015:

I want a baby boy plz help me

prit on April 13, 2015:

I have a cute daughter with a cigerian .now I want a male baby plz

jitender thakur on April 09, 2015:

I have a preety girl now plz give me god a boy plz.

Shivani on April 05, 2015:

grt job

Balaji on March 23, 2015:

A couple can have Baby boy ...i can help you out....

paramjit on March 20, 2015:

kanchan and tapasya dob is needed

tapasya on March 08, 2015:

I'm 38 years my hubby 40years oldw we have one girl we want a babyboyplz suggest

Akshay Mitra from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on March 06, 2015:

Nice story. I personally suggest you to have male baby or female baby particularly by seeing this clear video.

kanchan sehgal on March 01, 2015:

I am 36 year n my hby is 38 years old we have two girls we want a baby boy plzzz suggest

hir on February 25, 2015:

I want a baby boy i have 1 girl so pls help meee

shireen on February 24, 2015:

Hi shreya n sonali.did you get prince or princess guids. Does it work.

anju on February 24, 2015:

Only GOd can give baby boy or baby girl

vikash jain on February 21, 2015:

It's possible

preeti rana on February 12, 2015:

I have two doughter.i want a boy

amarja on February 04, 2015:

I want baby boy guide me....

tric on January 21, 2015:

pray to God. only God can give a boy

rroja on January 21, 2015:

I want a baby boy

Hamid on December 19, 2014:

I want to boy baby plz help me ...

My age is 30 and I was used handsex from last 12 years plz help me

sheetal on November 25, 2014:

i have two daughter my age is 35 and husband same help for baby boy

Rajesh on November 14, 2014:

How can I have a baby boy. I have a daughter. Pls suggest me.

jara on November 04, 2014:

I want twin bay baby....pls help me

az on October 02, 2014:

I hv three daughters..what I do for baby boy?

Doll on August 30, 2014:

I want twice baby boy plc help me

Jassi on August 26, 2014:

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deepti on August 17, 2014:

I have two daughters.... How can I have a babu boy

Surendra Jabalpur India on July 22, 2014:

We have two girls.

Pl suggest how can possible in next male child concive.

My age is 42 and my wife is 36.

R.shekhawat on July 19, 2014:

I want baby boy pls help me

Amar on July 08, 2014:

I want a baby boy please help me.

suman on June 29, 2014:

i want a boy.i have alredy two grils.pls suggest

zethu on June 10, 2014:

Im hoping for a boy this is third prago

im afraid to do an altra sounds

amandeep on June 05, 2014:

I want a boy plz help me.

maahi on May 21, 2014:

muje twines baby chahiye esa ho skta he kya

maahi on May 21, 2014:

muje twines baby chahiye esa ho skta he kya

yadav on May 20, 2014:

we want boy

supriya on January 02, 2014:

I am so confused, I can't understand. Plz explain about good daeit



sherya on June 08, 2011:

I am from mumbai, India. I just ti know that what is procedure to buy "the Prince or Princess Guide" book from India.

Sonali on November 16, 2010:


I am from mumbai, India. I just ti know that what is procedure to buy "the Prince or Princess Guide" book from India.

King Regards'



Gary MacLean on May 06, 2010:


I just wanted to let you know that to much of my surprise, the system really does work. I had my first ultrasound and heard the words I have been wanting to hear, "It's a BOY"!!! After having two girls, I really didn't think that it was going to happen.

We were thrilled to pieces and feel so grateful to the Alals Natural Birth Planning Center ( ) for helping us make this happen! We have told all of our friends and family about it!

Giant Regards,

Donna & Gary MacLean

Ontario, CANADA

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