If theovulation falls on full moon days it is very likely that a girl will be born. If, on the other hand, it falls near the new Moon the birth of a boy is favored. Nothing more false. There relationship between moon phases and baby’s sex it is none other than one of the many false beliefs on this issue. This was highlighted by the experts of the Higher Institute of Health (Issalute.it) who, in partnership with AdnKronos Salute, dismantle a widespread fake news, based on theories that have no scientific basis.
Not only. Another cliché, also without scientific validity, suggests, in relation to the age of the mother, the choice of the right month for the conception of one or the other sex of the baby. This calculation is based on a Chinese table, found in a tomb near Beijing after almost 700 years, with which, by crossing the mother’s age with the month of conception, the sex of the unborn child would be determined.
Some also suggest, however conceive a boy, to cool the testicles of the man with an ice bag before sexual intercourse, as the sperm carrying the Y chromosome (male chromosome), more resistant to low temperatures, would be favored in the fertilization of the egg. The truth is that in a natural conception there is still no scientific theory capable of determining with certainty the sex of the unborn child.
Some studies take into account the resistance and speed of spermatozoa, the acidity of the vaginal environment (also depending on the mother’s diet) or the day of conception in relation to ovulation. At present, however, a certain relationship with the determination of sex has not yet been found. ‘Hoax’ theories therefore, according to the experts Iss.