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    Female vs. Male Sperm & Alkaline vs. Acidic Diet
    skinn323 posted:
    I have been doing research on how to conceive a girl. I read that female sperm thrive in an acidic environment, yet it says to raise your ph which means to follow a diet high in alkaline foods. If female sperm thrives in an acidic environment, then why alkaline foods and not acidic foods? I really don't want to mess this up. I plan on doing this in addition to douching and controlling the penetration so that it's shallow and not deep. Please help!
    bossman72 responded:
    Do you seriously believe controlling the penetration determines the sex? If so you may believe that you can taste the difference between male sperm and female sperm too.
    Byroney_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hello Skinn323!

    Unfortunately, most Gender Selection plans are myths. They all have a 50/50% chance of working--the same chance as doing nothing at all. However, do read the article because some of the methods actually kill off all sperm, such as certain douches.

    The only way to really gender select is to see a fertility specialist who does a very expensive procedure where the male and female spem are separated from one another. Then the desired gender sperm is re-introduced. Even then, it's not 100%.

    Hope you are successful,

    Hope is a thing with feathers / That perches in the soul, / And sings the tune without words / And never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson

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