How to Conceive a Boy

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Traditionally it has always been believed that conceiving a boy or girl is something humans have no control over as it is the handwork of God. However, research studies and various debates tend to identify various ways which can stack the odds of one conceiving a child of given sex.

I am also living proof that gender selection before conception (or more accurately before and during conception) is possible – I had a girl and a boy by choice!

It all boils down to aspects such as sperm cell resilience and conception process but how can you be certain that these recommendations will help you get a baby boy or girl without having to resort to expensive doctor clinics.

How to Have a Boy

Well, there is no harm in trying as long as they do not interfere with your health or natural conception.

how to have a boyIf you have been looking natural ways to conceive a boy these you will find these tips viable.

To have a boy (or a girl for that matter) you must understand the characteristics of sperm cells.

Research studies have shown than the male sperm cells (those containing Y chromosomes) are less resilient than the female cells (those containing X chromosomes).

Male Sperm is Weaker

The male sperm cell swims faster and dies off within 2-3 days.

They are affected by acidic environments and will struggle to compete against female sperm cells.

Sex position dictates how deep a man can penetrate the woman during intercourse.

Sex positions such as “doggy style”, standing sex and  straddling provide the best chance for deep penetration which is recommended if you want to have a boy.

sperm reaching eggWhen a man orgasms deep inside the vagina, the male sperm cells can get a head start needed to reach and fertilize the egg before female sperm cells.

You can go for the opposite (shallow penetration orgasm) which is the recommendation for those seeking to conceive a girl naturally.

The male cells will be slowed down and eventually die before reaching the egg.

Ovulation cycle

As aforementioned, the male sperm cell is less resilient and dies quicker than the female cells. You therefore need to correctly time your ovulation if you want a boy.

The best approach is to have intercourse a few hours (preferably less than 30) to your menses.

Those who want to learn how to conceive a boy naturally often see timing as the most viable approach.

Since male sperm cells die within 3 days, having intercourse within 1 day to menses increases the chances of having a boy.

eep penetration is best for conceiving a boy

Female orgasm and diet

Some research studies indicate that having orgasm can boost your odds of conceiving a boy child.

Female orgasm is known to release alkaline secretions that boost the longevity of male sperm cells. It is therefore recommendable to orgasm before your partner to increase your chances of conceiving a boy child.

You can also take diet that increases alkaline formation. This includes foods rich in calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium.

This will reduce the acidity of the vagina and give the male sperm cells the boost needed to swim through to the egg.


While the above suggestions cannot be ascertained, they are backed by reasonable science that reflects at the characteristics of male and female sperm cells.

They can be used to improve the odds of getting a boy or tweaked to suit the conception of a girl.

You can learn more about natural conception using the Chinese Calendar or a boy for that matter.

However, a sure way would be to go scientific by using the preferred sperm cells (male or female) to fertilize the egg through insemination.