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...

Fertility Decline

Fertility Decline

11:48 30th June 2015 | Age & Pregnancy

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Nature has a plan but you can beat it

Women were meant to have babies in their late teens and early twenties. These are their most fertile years and generally speaking, the older a woman gets the less fertile she becomes. This graph shows that, on average, women aged 22 -23 years who are having regular unprotected sex, have a 25% chance of becoming pregnant every month. This slowly declines for women between 24-30 years and by the t...

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