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Is it a boy or a girl? You decide

Choosing the sex of an unborn child is illegal, but would it harm society if it wasn’t?

By Anjana Ahuja   May 2010

For some women, a partner in baggy Y-fronts simply won’t suffice. They are intent on corralling their men into ball-crushing underwear because tight pants, allegedly, enhance a couple’s chances of having a baby girl. As supposedly does avoiding ovulation day for your reproductive romp, because sperm that make male babies live fast and die young and will usually win the race to the egg. A woman also increases her chances of having a daughter, apparently, if she gorges on dairy products, douches with vinegar before sex (to massacre the acid-hating “male” sperm) and takes certain herbal supplements.

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