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Michigan couple: Name for son No. 13 still up in air

Kateri Schwandt watches her new baby boy at Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, May 14, 2015. Kateri, and her husband Jay Schwandt, now have 13 children, all boys. They are still deciding on a name for the baby. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man whose 13th son was just born says he’s convinced that “medically, it’s just not possible” for him and his wife to produce a daughter.

He also says it’s proving a challenge to agree on a name for their newborn.

Forty-year-old Jay Schwandt tells The Grand Rapids Press (http://bit.ly/1IDEnMC ) the boy born Wednesday is the second he and wife Kateri have had who arrived with a full head of hair.

The baby and 40-year-old mother are doing well at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. He’s 22 inches and weighs 8 pounds, 9 ounces.

The father determines a child’s sex. Newcastle University researcher Corry Gellatly’s 2008 study says four centuries of genealogical information shows some men may be genetically prone to having more sons or daughters.

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