To conceive a Boy use sexual positions with deep penetration
To conceive a Girl avoid intercourse on the day of the ovulation peak
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Natural Gender Selection (cont) Ph Determination Ph of woman’s egg must be opposite of the sperm for fertilization Resources to determine what days of year woman will have correct ph levels
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis(PGD) First introduced in 1990 What it was created for and uses today Procedure Collection of viable eggs Fertilization and incubation Analysis of DNA once 6-10 cells Implantation of healthy, gender specific eggs Unused embryos are destroyed For more details about Shettles Method visit www.predictingbabygenderinfo.com
Ethics and Controversy behind PGD Those For PGD and Gender Selection Argue: Balanced Families Reduce Population Growth Ability to avoid sex-linked genetic disorders
Ethics and Controversy behind PGD Those Against PGD and Gender Selection Argue: Disruption of the natural selection of reproduction Gender Balance in countries where gender status is not equal Ability to create “designer” babies Cost of PGD-not available to everyone Discarding of those embryos which are not used
Discussion What methods would you be willing to utilize to ensure the gender of your choice? Do you believe it is okay for perfectly healthy embryos to be destroyed because they are not the correct sex? Should this be a procedure that is available to everyone, or just those who can afford it?