Mother-to-be: Alkalescent Food; Father-to-be: Acidic Food
What you eat before getting pregnant to some extent determines whether you give birth to a boy or a girl. It is believed that by eating different food, the PH for one's body would be changed. The alkaline substance released from the mother's vagina is thought to be more male-sperm friendly. So, the mother is suggested to eat more alkalescent food or those contains much sodium and potassium to raise the chance of getting a boy.
Common Alkalescent food include vegetables (like tomato, potato, carrot, cabbage, onion, mushroom, spinach, cucumber, lettuce...), fruit (like banana, papaya, pear, orange, watermelon, grape, strawberry, lemon, persimmon, apple...), bean products (like green beans, soya beans, red beans, bean curd...), flour products (like soda biscuit, dessert without cream...), tea, coffee, grape wine, kelp, marine algae and so on.
On the contrary, the father should eat more acidic foods include egg yolk, cheese, pastry, pasta, cakes made from refined white sugar, rice, fish (like tuna, flat fish, carp...), meat (like pork, beef, chicken...), ham, shrimp, peanuts, beer, chocolate and so on.
You'd better eat proper food at least one month before conception.
Mother-to-be: More High-calorie Food
Some British scientists have made a survey and found those women who like to eat high-calorie food in daily life before getting pregnant mostly give birth to a boy at last. While, those are on a low-calorie diet are mostly get a baby girl. Therefore, if you plan to get a baby boy, don’t lose weight. Try more high-calorie food may take effect.
Mother-to-be: More Salty Food
Scientists in South Africa who have also made some research and found that the females eating more salty food and lean meat before pregnancy are much more likely to get baby boys than those liking to eat chocolates.
Mother-to-be: More Cereal for Breakfast
The study also shows the odds of a male baby go up sharply for women who like to eat cereal for breakfast compared with those who eat less. So, insist on having cereal for your breakfast before pregnancy. The chances of getting pregnant with baby boys will be high.