Well-off parents who can afford to invest in sons should do so because their gamble could give them many grandchildren. If I had to suffer through 40 weeks of total bullshit, at least I could have a little surprise halfway through to make the whole thing a little more bearable. I know; at thirteen, all I wanted was affection and attention. Researchers at Michigan State University and other institutions found that among 72 mothers in rural Kenya, women with sons generally gave richer milk 2. But in my case, that was a big reason.
These findings, published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology in September, echo previous work that showed milk composition varying with infant gender in gray seals and red deer and with infant gender and the mother's condition in rhesus macaques.
Boys and Girls May Get Different Breast Milk
I worried what my peers might say. Figure out your body before letting someone else do it for you. It took me three years to learn to say no. When I got curious one night and held a mirror to my sore vagina do NOT try this…. A letter to underage girls. Sign up for our email newsletter.