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Name: Shannon
Status: Educator
Grade:  6-8
Location: NJ
Country: United States
Date: October 2005


Question:
A coworker of mine said that he read a woman's chance of having a female child increases if she's already had a female baby previously. And vis versa for male babies. I haven't been able to find out anything to support or contradict this.



Replies:
I have never heard of this, and I have trouble imagining a mechanism by which this would work. The appropriate position is to be skeptical until good information emerges to support this idea.

C.Perkins



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