What is vaginal PH?
Vaginal PH is either acidic or alkaline. The wives’ tales say that if your vaginal PH is more acidic, you will be more likely to have a girl, and if your vaginal PH is more alkalinic, you will be more likely to have a boy. You can test your vaginal PH at home, and if it isn’t “right” for which gender you would like to conceive, you can usually easily change it through diet.
How to test PH levels
The testing process itself is super easy. All you do is gather some cervical mucus and place it on the test strip. Now, here’s what you need to know. A vaginal PH of between 4 and 4.5 is ideal for conceiving a girl, while a vaginal PH of between 7.5 to 9 is perfect for conceiving a boy.
How to lower your PH for a girl
If you need to lower your PH to increase your chances of having a girl, you can do so by eating certain foods. Some of the foods known to lower PH include eating lots of calcium rich foods, and fruits like strawberries and raspberries. You are advised to stay away from salt, sodium rich foods, caffeine, and also alcohol if you are trying to lower your PH.
How to raise your PH for a boy
Now, on the other side of the spectrum, if you want to conceive a boy, you need to raise your PH levels. This involves increasing your salt and sodium intake and eating lots of acidic foods. You can also increase your PH levels by eating lots of acidic fruits.