Boy or Girl: Who Determines the Sex of a Baby?

Boy or Girl: Who Determines the Sex of a Baby?

08:37 3rd February 2017 | Sex Determination

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Once a couple finds out they are pregnant, it is only natural for them to be curious if they will have a boy or a girl. This blog post will explain the biological process that determines the sex of the baby.

Basic Introduction on Sex Determination

Humans have one pair of sex chromosomes. Women have two “X” chromosomes, while men have an “X” and a “Y”. The presence or absence of the “Y” chromosome is what determines the sex of a ba...

Why is IVF Important – Part I

05:03 11th January 2013 | Common Infertility Pain

Couples Childlessness Deafening Silence Children Marriage Pressure Unanswered Questions Natural Conception Pregnancy Hormones Oestrogen Progesterone Testosterone Reproductive Organs FSH LH

For the last 14 years we have seen couples come through our doors from different parts of the world, some known to us personally and others absolute strangers, sharing a common pain and an equally common need. One of our earliest couples, who had been married for 7 years without having a child, referred to the “deafening silence” in their home brought on by the absence of the noise of children. They went on to have 4 beautiful children ...

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