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    It was suggested to my sister due to her partner being older that she may wish to select a girl due to autism being more common in boys and a risk factor with autism is fathers age.

    She opted not to as our nephew is autistic and his dad was in his 20s when he was born 😄. After years of IVF she couldn't afford to rule 50% of her embryos out on a theory.

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    We looked into gender selection at one point and was looking at the Bangkok clinic. The cost was approx $15,000. In the end we decided not to do it because if we didn't conceive the first time we would have to travel back and forth meaning the cost could have been much more plus the time of work and having our 2 boys to drag around the country as well etc.

    We ended up with a 3rd boy staying with our usual clinic and so glad we didn't do gs. Dh would have liked a girl and still would but we are done and couldn't be happier with our 3 blessings.

    The debate is happening again and I personally think it should be allowed under certain criteria.

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    I went to Hawaii for egg donation and figured if I was spending a fortune to do this id love to have a girl so did gender selection there. I know it's an emotional topic but each to their own. I know as well as anyone else the fertility struggle hence the donor egg so I don't care what other people think. You do what's right for you.

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    Thanks everyone for your feedback. I really appreciate it. I might give the nhmrc and just see what the current status is. I did read somewhere that if it is legalized, it will only be approved under certain circumstances, as in a family already had X amount of boys/girls so can choose family balancing. I guess that's a way of controlling it slightly. I think America path works out to be about $20k.

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    Do you have any kids yet?

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    Yes, had 3 boys.

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    Yeah I'm not going to judge anyone wanting to pick the gender after 3 of the same 😄😄

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    Default Gender selection in US

    Did the link I pmed you work @RoosterD?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoosterD View Post
    Thanks everyone for your feedback. I really appreciate it. I might give the nhmrc and just see what the current status is. I did read somewhere that if it is legalized, it will only be approved under certain circumstances, as in a family already had X amount of boys/girls so can choose family balancing. I guess that's a way of controlling it slightly. I think America path works out to be about $20k.
    I'd be interested in what they tell you. Sounds like there's quite a few people here who are more than willing to discuss. I used to feel like it was 'wrong' - when I was struggling just to conceive - but now that I have 2 boys and don't want to keep just randomly having kids in order to try for a girl - it is suddenly quite understandable.

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