Smoking Decreases Odds of Having a Boy?

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According to researchers in Great Britain, smoking decreases the chance of having a male baby by as much as half. Interestingly, the researchers found that that both active smoking and second-hand smoke play a role. While the exact reason for this remains unknown, it appears that the chemicals in cigarette smoke can stop male embyros from implanting in the womb.

[Source: abc.net.au]

Published on April 11th, 2007 - 2 Comments
Filed under: Health
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  1. I’ve read about that before; I think I have read that excessive caffeine and alcohol have similar results. Basically, chemically altering your body makes it that much more difficult to have boys.

    Comment by Blaine Moore — Apr 11th 2007 @ 1:44 pm
  2. Did you try this so you could have a girl? 🙂

    Comment by Livingalmostlarge — Apr 18th 2007 @ 8:52 pm

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