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||LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Corporate Communication Unit
||This article was prepared by the Science Officer at the National Population and Family Development Board (NPFDB), Yusri Sham Abu Hassan.
||The tendency to choose the sex of a baby by a couple has occurred since time immemorial due to several factors including social, cultural, economic, belief, religious, and health factors. A study conducted by the United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) has outlined three main factors of child gender selection practices and gender imbalance for a society.