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Using Non-Invasive Methods to Choose Gender; Sex Selection with Diet and Determination of Ovulation Time in Iran


Background: Families, especially fathers, are continuously interested in selecting the child's sex in most societies. This study was conducted to Use non-invasive methods to choose gender in order that sex selection with diet and determination of ovulation time in Iran.

Methods: This study was a clinical experimental trial of convenient samples conducted as a retrospective study. Overall, 285 women were referred to Dr. Farhud's Genetic Clinic in 2013 and 2014 in Tehran, Iran. For two years (from June 2013 to Jun 2015), samples were followed-up. Participants used diet, the timing of ovulation, and considering lifestyle to have the sex selection.

Results: Overall, 88 women became pregnant in the first group among 179 participants in 2013, and talking to the participants showed that 82.95% achieved the wanted gender. Fifty-two women became pregnant among 106 participants in 2014 in the second group and 86.79%, achieved the wanted sex.

Conclusion: Diet and ovulation timing could be very efficient, and it is recommended that families Use safe procedures such as natural, and non-invasive methods to achieve the wanted sex for gender balance.

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DOI https://doi.org/10.18502/ijph.v51i8.10275
Child sex Wanted gender/sex Diet Time of ovulation

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Farhud D, Mokhtarian Gilani T, Mokhtarian Gilani T, Azimi N, Kiani Z. Using Non-Invasive Methods to Choose Gender; Sex Selection with Diet and Determination of Ovulation Time in Iran. Iran J Public Health. 2022;51(8):1886-1892.