The Balance Of The Sexes

Is the sex of your next baby a matter of chance, or are there factors at play in your life influencing the odds of a girl or a boy?

Research on all manner of creatures such as red deer, blue tits and parasitic wasps suggests parents can load dice and exert control over the gender of the offspring they produce.

There's some evidence humans can do this too, and one researcher argues that a personality test of an expectant mother can reveal the sex of her baby well before its birth.

Andrew Luck-Baker untangles the birds from the bees to discover who or what controls the sex of your baby.

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Is the sex of your next baby a matter of chance, or are there factors at play in your life influencing the odds of a girl or a boy?

Research on all manner of creatures such as red deer, blue tits and parasitic wasps suggests parents can load dice and exert control over the gender of the offspring they produce.

There's some evidence humans can do this too, and one researcher argues that a personality test of an expectant mother can reveal the sex of her baby well before its birth.

Andrew Luck-Baker untangles the birds from the bees to discover who or what controls the sex of your baby.

2005050920060829

Is the sex of your next baby a matter of chance, or are there factors at play in your life influencing the odds of a girl or a boy?

Research on all manner of creatures such as red deer, blue tits and parasitic wasps suggests parents can load dice and exert control over the gender of the offspring they produce.

There's some evidence humans can do this too, and one researcher argues that a personality test of an expectant mother can reveal the sex of her baby well before its birth.

Andrew Luck-Baker untangles the birds from the bees to discover who or what controls the sex of your baby.