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15 Oct 2009

Sex Selection
Hi Fertility Doc,

I' m 33 years old and have 2 boys. We would love to try for a girl. I read about sperm washing, but I could only trace one doctor that use the method in Cape Town. How successful is it really or are there any other methods or recipes out there for a little girl.
Many thanks!
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Fertility expert

01 Jan 0001

Dear AB

Sperm washing for sex selection is highly arbitrary and does nit confirm any definite advantage. The only certain method is embryo selection through a process called PGD (preimplantation genetic diagnosis). However this process is fairly expensive and requires in-vitro fertilization.

Answered by: Dr M.I. Cassim
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