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    Happy My last chance at having a daughter!!!!

    Hello My name is Stephanie I am 27.
    I'm new here and I am trying desperately to conceive a girl. I am a mother to 4 sons, who I love with all my heart but my heart still yearns for a daughter. I had all four of my sons by C-section so this 5th pregnancy would be my last chance at a daughter. My husband and I would love to bring a little girl into the family. My husband and I have been through a lot, my husband is disabled so time isn't our friend when it comes to conceiving.We have only been trying for one month but it took 3 years to conceive our last one without sway so this may be a lost cause but I'll take any help I can get. I've read a few things about sway here is what I am doing so far.

    Things I'm doing:
    I pray everyday more than once.
    I am taking Magnesium 250mg, (magnesium 1 time a day) Cranberry 500mg, (cranberry I take from the end of my period to the day of ovulation) Calcium 600mg (calcium I take 2 times daily)
    I am tracking ovulation, just recently started this and noticed I ovulated day 12 from the beginning of my period.
    Having sex 3 to 2 days before ovulation.
    No orgasm for me
    Heating pad on my hubby for like 2 minutes.
    I am trying to cut down on salt
    No soda or coffee
    Eating dairy, ice cream, milk, yogurt and cheese for example
    I also put a baby girl dress and onesie under my mattress with a letter/prayer from my hubby and I to God and our future daughter. (this may seem weird but it makes us feel comfort and gives us a feeling of luck.

    Anything you ladies can help me with will be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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    Hi Stephanie!

    Calcium and magnesium are at your discretion; I got boys with them and gave them up to get my girl but I understand some people need to include them. Just be sure you are not taking Vit. D with them as that sways blue.

    Cranberry i do not ever recommend as it doesn't work and may cause miscarraige (not to mention can harm you as well) but if you must take it, your call to make, just be sure you keep giving it up at ovulation.

    Just be aware that your ovulation may not hold steady from month to month. It can change, which is why we use OPK strips to be sure we know when the surge comes that triggers ovulation.

    How are you predicting when 2-3 days before O is??

    Salt probably does nothing but fine to reduce if you'd like.

    Eating a lot of dairy can mean taking in lots of protein, fat, and calories. The newest science indicates that it's nutrients across the board, particularly protein, fat, calories and then highly fortified foods (dairy is quite fortified) that sways blue and so people ingesting tons of dairy may be seetting themselves up for an opposite. It's fine to have SOME dairy but be sure you're keeping in LE Diet limits...

    1500-1800 cals for most (some go little lower or higher)
    40-50 g protein for most (PCOSers and some others go up to 50-60 g)
    30-60 g fat

    This is not counting protein and fat in fruit and veg, which is free, and NOTHING in low carb veg, they are free and unlmited.

    And avoid fortified foods like power bars, breakfast cereal, energy drinks, etc.

    You can have coffee as tht has been a strong pink sway. The mineral diet's recommendation to drop coffee has been debunked biologically, as caffeine does not make calcium leach from your body.
    !!! Questions?? Check out the NEW and improved Complete Index !!!

    LOOKING FOR YOUR SWAY PLAN? Have you checked the coaching forum? It will be posted in the same place your questionnaire is! https://www.genderdreaming.com/forum/completed-questionnaires-and-private-coaching-access/

    LE Diet Ideas Threads: https://www.genderdreaming.com/forum/trying-to-conceive-a-girl/54174-brand-sparkly-pink-new-diet-thread-girl-sways.html and here:https://www.genderdreaming.com/forum/trying-to-conceive-a-girl/54926-le-diet-thread.html?highlight=le+diet+meal+ideas

    LE Diet PCOS idea thread here: https://www.genderdreaming.com/forum/trying-to-conceive-a-girl/47264-le-diet-pcos.html

    PLEASE STOP SENDING ME SWAYING QUESTIONS VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE. Post swaying questions in the forums ONLY.

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    Hi there!
    I've just been taking the calcium and magnesium with cranberry because I read somewhere they sway girl, somthing about your PH making it acidic. With my other pregnancies I never took any sort of vitamin so I thought I'd give it a try this time. I have always been really small I think the highest weight I've ever been was 130lbs. I am currently 120lbs so should I lose more weight? I just don't know what to do about that. When I got pregnant with my boys I was always a skinny weight so do you think gaining weight or staying the same as I am now will sway girl? When it comes to my ovulation I'm still learning I've been using an app and bought some strips but I'm having trouble trying to figure out. How can you track a surge? I've gotten the bright strip saying I'm ovulating I just can't figure out how to know when it's like 2 or 3 days before I ovulate. We're trying the shuttles method.
    I appreciate all your feedback thank you so much.
    Keeping my prayers and thoughts on a future daughter.

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    I understand that they recommend those things on other sites, but we started this site in part because so many of us got BOYS with that stuff! I got my last 2 boys taking cal mag and gave them up to get my girl. Like I mentioned, it's fine if you want to take them as long as you're not taking the Vit. D along with it.

    Cranberry on the other hand is really not terribly safe and we have had a statistician analyze our results and prove beyond doubt that it does nothing. Since it is not safe and does nothing, I cannot ever in good conscience recommend it but if you must take it, as you say, stop it at ovulation.

    PLEASE DO NOT GAIN WEIGHT. That will sway blue. Let me explain about "doing the opposite". "Doing the opposite" is a bad idea because you can never know when you got boys because of something, or in spite of something. Science seems to indicate that gaining weight right before conception would sway blue and that's why we avoid it. Whatever reason you got boys in the past it wasn't due to your low weight or that you'd lost weight, it was in spite of that.

    The apps are junk please don't rely on them.

    The positive OPK does not tell you you're ovulating. It tells you when the surge happens and then you'll ovulate in 24-48 hours' time. If your ovulation does not stay regular from month to month you aren't going to be able to use that to time a cutoff (it will be 1-2 day cutoff if you BD the day of positive OPK) Luckily timing doesn't sway, but I understand wanting to try it. If you really feel the need for a cutoff, you'll need to get a digital tester like Clearblue that gives 2 day "high" and 2 day "peak" readings. You would aim at having your attempt the day of the second "high". That will be a 3ish day cutoff for most. But be aware this is not a perfect method at all. You can have many days of "high" or go right to "peak" without any "high" days so you should have a backup plan if either of those things happen.
    !!! Questions?? Check out the NEW and improved Complete Index !!!

    LOOKING FOR YOUR SWAY PLAN? Have you checked the coaching forum? It will be posted in the same place your questionnaire is! https://www.genderdreaming.com/forum/completed-questionnaires-and-private-coaching-access/

    LE Diet Ideas Threads: https://www.genderdreaming.com/forum/trying-to-conceive-a-girl/54174-brand-sparkly-pink-new-diet-thread-girl-sways.html and here:https://www.genderdreaming.com/forum/trying-to-conceive-a-girl/54926-le-diet-thread.html?highlight=le+diet+meal+ideas

    LE Diet PCOS idea thread here: https://www.genderdreaming.com/forum/trying-to-conceive-a-girl/47264-le-diet-pcos.html

    PLEASE STOP SENDING ME SWAYING QUESTIONS VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE. Post swaying questions in the forums ONLY.

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