Well folks, what it really came down to was science vs. superstition. Was science right in saying that the length of time before ovulation was long enough to kill off the boys and leave only the girls, or was superstition right in that the Phillips’ can only have boys?
Grab your talismans and recite your lucky mantras; call Guiness because we’re going for a record. The family has another boy. We are, of course, pleased either way, but my husband did seem a little relieved. We know boys. Boys are safe for us. Little Red has a little buddy on the way.
My husband’s grandmother saw a fortune teller eons ago who told her that she would only have male decendants. That woman had a gift.