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1244180 tn?1325902711

decided to start TTC soon...

So after thinking it over for a few month I think i am gonna start trying to have another baby... going to try for a girl... this will be # 4 and will be my last hope for a little girl...

I have been reading a lot obout natural gender swaying and just wondering if anyone here has used gender swaying... or in general what do you think about it

i have started to take magnesium and cranberry
peppermint tea
changing the water i drink to mineral water...
changing my diet by taking most salt and potassium and red meat out
I have started tracking my Ph since girl sperm are supposed to like a more acidic environment

also just wondering what the chinese calendar said for all of you... it was really accurate for all my mothers four children and was right for my 2 boys that im old enough to check with and my friends were almost all correct....
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1346146 tn?1299364097
I never did the chinese gender thing.  I read somewhere the closer you bd to ovulation the more likely to get a boy.  Must be true because I got boys that way.  And my girl we did it like the dr scheduled us to and we got a girl.  Either way good luck! :)
1293887 tn?1332706447
I agree, if you do it later in ovulation I reckon you will get a girl and closer to ovulation a boy :)  No more kids for me :)  I had a nightmare I was pregnant last night!!!!!  I am so glad it was a dream because that would have pushed me over a cliff :P
1244180 tn?1325902711
jeez i dont really want to be pregnant again... actually all i think about now is gender swaying its actually all i dream about too :( its consuming me a bit... but I really want a baby girl and i think i will regret it so much later in life if i dont at least try

I know dr shettles says do a cut off for a girl but i have been reading a lot abot the 0+12 and all the info is really just giving me a headache.... i was thinking i would for sure do all the other 6 factors of the 0+12 but maybe stick to a cut off?...... i know with Ezra i was pretty muchh ovulating that day or the  so it was very close to O

thanks for your input i appreciate it
1330108 tn?1333680904
We have been ttc basically since 6wks pp. but I am still BFing and had fertility issues prior so still no luck nor have I had AF at all since birth
1244180 tn?1325902711
were you having any fertility treatment when you got preg with your daughter? you should get you husband to try taking zinc if hes not already i have read many good things about it
1330108 tn?1333680904
Thnx I'll try that. My dd was conceived through clomid, ovadriel and IUI :)
1320677 tn?1305760968
I love the time I have with my daughter and thinking about being pregnant again just scares me lol. But last time I was putting away some of her new born clothes and I'm not sure what went over me but I think I would want to start trying. Lol. Its something about spring that I just want to baby dance lol. This is around the time we started trying for Emily.
1309497 tn?1368321787
I get massive baby fever anytime I'm around a friend who has just had a baby or looking at newborn pics of the twins. My husband and I decided we'd like more, just don't know when! I'd love to experience a singleton, but because we did IVF, there's a chance of more multiples! Which, I think is why we want to wait at least 2-3 more years!
1244180 tn?1325902711
ya twins are a lot of work... before ezra when i was around people with babies i would always get the baby fever lol but now i dont.... i just dont want to rip myself off with not experiencing having a daughter...  i dont want to look back and regret not trying again.... cause it is something that i really really want
1345697 tn?1430622621
I get baby fever every few weeks but the temp seems to drop pretty quickly  :-)  We went through IVF so the thought of multiples freaks me out... as well as the thought of going through everything again. I fear the disappointment. I also fear having a baby that doesn't have the same temperament as Annabelle. She's a dream! I know we have been blessed with how easy she has been. Might not be the case second time around and I worry I'm getting too old to have a difficult pregnancy.
1330108 tn?1333680904
I hear you Trh!  Ellie is so easy too I worry what if another baby was hard what would I do or what if I had twins could I handle it?!  And mainly all the disappointment w ttc :(
1330108 tn?1333680904
I hear you Trh!  Ellie is so easy too I worry what if another baby was hard what would I do or what if I had twins could I handle it?!  And mainly all the disappointment w ttc :(
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