Chinese Fertility Calendar

Chinese Fertility Calendar

The Chinese Fertility Calendar was discovered about 700 years ago in a tomb near Peking. It is supposedly a predictor of the gender of the baby only. It is not an answer for infertility. It has also been called the Chinese Lunar Calendar, the Chinese Gender Selection Calendar, the Chinese Gender Calculator.

Don't confuse the Chinese Gender Calculator with fertility charting. Apparently, the calculations predict the gender of the baby based on the month of conception and the age of the mother at the time of conception.

There is no guarantee that this method of calculation is effective in predicting or deciding on the gender of your baby. There have been no good scientific studies to validate its accuracy. There are other, more reliable, ways of choosing the sex of your baby.

The other problem with using the Chinese calculator is that this calculator determines a woman's age differently than we do in the modern world. There are free calendars on the web. Apparently, they attempt to make the date conversion. But, don't expect or count on the calendar to be a good tool for predicting or choosing the gender of your baby.

I have created a link here if you want to try the Chinese Fertility Calendar. The name implies that fertility might be enhanced by using it. So, remember that it is a gender predicting calendar only.

A different, more reliable method of choosing baby's gender involves carefully and then timing intercourse based on the gender you desire. Many couples have successfully used this method.

If you were thinking that the Chinese Calendar was a there are other, more reliable Fertility Charting Methods for improving your chances of

Remember, it might be one simple change that can produce a viable pregnancy. Don't rule anything out. Try some of the simple lifestyle and environmental changes on this website that might make that small difference resulting in Fertility, Cycles & Nutrition

For questions about infertility, explore other pages of this website. I encourage you to try all of the natural and alternative suggestions before resorting to traditional medical infertility drug treatments.

Dr. Christine Strong, NMD

Donor Insemination (DI) is a viable and acceptable alternative. It is a subject that is avoided because of the potential stigma couples assume it will place on their family. Shed some light on this subject by reading this excellent book. Helping the Stork: The Choices and Challenges of Donor Insemination

Infertility has been on the rise in the USA and around the world since the 1980s. This is a handy introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine and its natural cure for infertility. This book is filled with practical information and guidance. After all, an educated choice is the patient's best friend. The Hunyuan Method for Fertility: The Chinese Medicine Cure

I like this quote from the author "Traditional Chinese medicine holds that a woman's body must be gently nourished and encouraged to bear fruit.... I have found that most hormonal imbalances (which contribute to 40 percent of documented cases of infertility, yet are considered untreatable by conventional Western medicine) respond to Eastern methods of treatment." The Infertility Cure: The Ancient Chinese Wellness Program for Getting Pregnant and Having Healthy Babies

"...The healing powers of traditional yoga, Oriental medicine, nutrition, and other mind/body techniques are accessible with this do-it-yourself manual for women who are struggling with infertility..." Fully Fertile: A 12-Week Holistic Plan for Optimal Fertility

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