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    Confused Health Hazard - My wife is ready for children.

    Can Refrigerants harm or affect the birth process?

    I was told by my teacher that most Refrigeration Air Conditioning Mechanics have daughters due to Refrigerants altering the sperm count.

    Is this a true statement?

    Thanks

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    You could probably do a poll and see how many guys here have sons.

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    2 sons here

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    A daughter well befor I got into refrigeration.

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    2 boys... I'm calling BS!

    Co workers all have boys expect one, he has a boy and girl.

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    Since we vented refrigerants for several decades, there should have been no men born after about 1947.....
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    why not ask your instructor where he got such information?

    oh, by the way, hope your instructor is better at teaching hvac than dissimenating medical info.
    It`s better to be silent and thought the fool; than speak and remove all doubt.

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    Having breakfast in Windham this morning, young woman came in with 4 very young girls. I wonder if her husband has been sniffing refrigerant????????????/

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    I got told this by my Instructor back when i was only a first year apprentice. 6 Years on and i haven't heard anyone else speak about it so it must be BS!

    Thanks guys

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    I have all daughters , everyone I know has all daughters and I ask RSES in last months mail in a question column, turns out ,even people that read about A/C repair have daughters.

    B.S.

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