8 Boys And Wanting a Girl

1 x 60' Thursday 4th February 2010 Channel 4

What do you do if you really want a girl but just keep on giving brith to boys?

Keep trying, like the Bowens have, for 21 years?

Forty-three year old Wendy Bowen has eight boys but is still desperate for a daughter. Her biological clock ticking has turned into an obsession.

She's not alone. Michelle Priestley is pregnant for the fifth time, she's even scheduling sex for a particular day in the hope she'll get the daughter she's waited for so long.

Follow four couples as they embark on a journey to try and achieve the impossible.