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apparently our mama's were so fat...?


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Mother's Diet Influences Infant Sex: High Energy Intake Linked To Conception Of Sons


ScienceDaily (Apr. 23, 2008) — New research by the Universities of Exeter and Oxford provides the first evidence that a child's sex is associated with the mother's diet. The study shows a clear link between higher energy intake around the time of conception and the birth of sons. The findings may help explain the falling birth-rate of boys in industrialised countries, including the UK and US.