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Conception Using the Ericcson Method

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Trying to

Using the Ericcson Method
conceive a baby for some can be a effortless process. Unfortunately, not everyone experiences the same ease of conception. There are various factors that can significantly affect your body's fertility. These can be a simple as following a balanced diet, rich in vitamins and minerals or cutting out some harmful environmental factors like smoking or shedding excess weight. Regardless of the factors there are times when the natural methods reach their limit. When this happens one of our only outlets is medical intervention.
The "Ericsson Method" has been a counterpart to IVF (in vitro fertilization) since it's inception. The functionality of the method has been hotly contested since the beginning. While the Ericcson method has its supporters, there are just as many opponents. Dr. Ronald Ericcson was a pioneer in the field of obstetrics and gynecology during the mid 1970's. The basis of his theory is contingent upon the fact that Y chromosome sperm (male sperm) swim faster than their X chromosome (female sperm) counterparts.
The theory behind the Ericcson method is that the sperm sample is filtered in a test tube of human albumin. The albumin is staggered in layers of varying thickness. The thought is that the male sperm, given their swimming prowess, will be able to reach the bottom of the test tube. The sample is then retracted, cleaned, and centrifuged. The resulting sample, should be, a genetically stacked sample of either majority male or female sperm. The sample is then used in an insemination process, close to the date of ovulation. So if you're looking for info on how to have a baby boy or girl, this might be something worth looking at closer, as the science is very sound.
The Ericcson Method, much like other medical interventions related to conception is not a cheap process. The procedure averages between $600-$1,200 per episode. Does the price correlate with the success ratio? I will let you be the judge: Ericcson supporters project a 78%-85% success rate when using the method trying to conceive a boy, correspondingly, they project a 73%-75% success rate when trying to conceive a girl. The method's detractors actually peg the numbers at closer to 50%-50%.
With conception, there are no fail safe methods proven to choose the sex of your baby or to get pregnant. There are many options available that will help to greatly shift the odds in your favor. The Ericcson Method is just another way to help you get the family you have been hoping for. Remember, be patient, explore your options and you will be well on your way to starting a family.
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