what is 46xy?

My 4 year old nephew asked me this just the other day, "what makes a baby a boy or a girl?" What a good question nephew. Well I'll save you the answer I gave him but offer a link instead.

Enter Grand Rounds last week's edition that I just got around to reading now... Zoe (I've always loved that name) is a rocket scientist from Australia that just happens to have a chromosomal abnormality. Her blog and story are both fascinating and enlightening. I spent the morning reading her blog and thinking about this. I invite you to do the same, this is the entry that got me started, They mean well (Part 1). Happy reading!

I have always been interested in ethics, maybe pediatric endocrinology isn't out of the question.

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