Close Close
Mother and Baby

Can An App Really Help You Conceive A Baby Girl?

A new iPhone and Android app that claims to help people have a baby girl has been created

The app, called StorkDiet/Girl claims to have an 81 per cent success rate and'works by creating a tailor-made nine-week-long diet for each woman who downloads it. Best of all, it’s affordable and will only set downloaders back $9.99 (around £6).
 
The app was created by Alain Hanash who used the results of data collected from a study conducted by two British universities to help him. The study looked at the eating habits of 776 women who were pregnant for the first time and found that 56 per cent of the mums-to-be who had girls tracked kept to a low-sodium and low-calcium diet.

The app claims to have an 81 per cent success rate 

‘It is a natural and scientific based guide that includes a specific maternal diet and conception timing program,’ says the app’s description, which can be downloaded for iPhones here.
 
As well as a diet plan, the app includes an ovulation and menstrual cycle tracker, a database of over 8,400 food items ‘to track what is allowed and prohibited on the girl diet’ and a guide explaining the science behind the diet.
 
Dr Gilbert Webb, a maternal fetal medicine specialist at the Mercy Hospital in St. Louis has doubts about the app’s success. ‘It may offer some slight edge but not a whole lot,’ Dr Gilbert tells Yahoo!.

There are no shortage of theories about whether you can influence whether you have a boy or girl. But whether they work is a different matter.
 
Would you consider trying this app? Let us know in the comments box below.

 
Related content:

Comments

No comments have been made yet.


It’s Christmas!
It’s Christmas!

From the best Advent Calendars, to festive pyjamas, and all the best Christmas gift guides... Plus our favourite Elf on the Shelf photos! 

A mum’s wisdom: Baby’s first Christmas!
A mum’s wisdom: Baby’s first Christmas!

In part two of her new blog, mum Natasha talks about baby’s first Christmas. Brought to you by Palmer's. 

Subscribe to Mother&Baby!
Subscribe to Mother&Baby!

Be the best mum you can be and let Mother & Baby guide you along the way. Each issue is jam packed with REAL advice from mums just like you. Subscribe today & get a free welcome gift!

Ovulation Calculator
Ovulation calculator
Trying for a baby? Work out when you're most fertile to increase your chances of getting pregnant with our easy-to-use ovulation calculator.
Pregnant woman
Due Date Calculator

When is your baby due? If you’re having trouble remembering dates and counting up the days on your fingers and toes, don’t worry – use our due date calculator.

Get M&B in your inbox!

Sign up to Mother&Baby today and get news and advice about your body and your baby straight to your inbox every week.