Understanding O+12

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The Outcome

Kynzi, after having many years of practice tracking her ovulation cycle tried the O+12 method and got pregnant with a girl on her first try. 41 other women tried the same method shortly afterwards and 37 had girls – a 90% success rate.

Factors

In order to increase her chances of success, Kynzi had her husband refrain from ejaculating for her entire cycle leading up to “the day”. While this may not work for everyone, a 7-day sacrifice can certainly increase the amount of girl sperm in the semen.

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Secondly, you need to be able to accurately track your cycle. The study used three indicators – basal body temperature, cervical mucus, and the leutinizing hormone (LH) surge. The women with the most success in conceiving babies had intercourse 32 hours after their LH surge was detected, 1 day before peak cervical mucus, and the day before a change in basal body temperature. Today’s OPK kits can help with detecting LH surge and give you more accurate results.

So, if your heart is set on a girl, perhaps the O+12 method can help.

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Understanding O+12

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9 comments

  1. lucy says:

    Read ‘Swaying’ by Lucinda Blanchard on Amazon. It’s a fictional account of two woman who really want a daughter it mentions 0+12

  2. kirsten says:

    I haven’t heard of this yet.thanks for the info.

  3. mommy nhoj says:

    It could turn out right or the other way. I am not so sure if there is really a reliable method to sway preferred gender 🙂

  4. TaKeisha says:

    I have a medical background and I have never heard of this method.

  5. That really sucks! She had 6 boys! My husbands family is full of boys and I really hope we have a girl at least one girl!

  6. Marilyn says:

    This is pretty cool.

  7. Elfie says:

    Wow! Those are some statistics!

  8. Lulu says:

    Never heard of this method. I’m not too sure it works, but worth a try.

  9. Jeanetta says:

    Never heard of the 0+12 method before.

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