06/30/2015 12:02 pm ET | Updated Jun 30, 2015

The Science Behind Selecting The Gender Of Your Baby


Recent reports claim Kim Kardashian and Kanye West took steps to ensure their next child would be a boy by using only male embryos in Kardashian's in vitro fertilization procedure. Medical technology makes selecting your baby's gender very possible (with a steep price tag), but how exactly does it work? HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd got the answers on Monday from fertility specialist Dr. Jeffrey Steinberg, who explained the science behind it all.

Watch Dr. Steinberg's description of the steps to gender selection in the video above, and click here for the full HuffPost Live conversation about the latest in pregnancy science.

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