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Sorry I can't make it clicky on my tablet. On the bottom of the page are u/s with examples of both sexes at 14 weeks pregnant. I think your tech's guess was premature w/o a side view.
Abeille:http://www.baby2see.com/gender/external_genitals.html Sorry I can't make it clicky on my tablet. On the bottom of the page are u/s with examples of both sexes at 14 weeks pregnant. I think your tech's guess was premature w/o a side view.
dbadura01:It's definitely not 100%, but there is the theory of the "angle of the dangle" as both genders have outside "parts" at that point.
That's what my Perinatologist went by at 13 weeks when we did the first NT scan, at 16 weeks he verified the results and the results from Amnio confirmed his initial finding that it's a boy.
No. Given an extremely good side image that capture both the spine and nub, a skilled sonographer can sway their guess one way or the other, but there is no real way to say with any certainty at 13 weeks involving an u/s.
The materniT21 blood test can screen for the presence or absence of the Y-chromosome in free-floating DNA fragments from the baby in the mom's blood stream. And, PGD testing during IVF can make the determination, again genetics. But, those are the only two non-invasive ways to tell before the sex organs undergo transformation in the 15th week.
cfitz16:At 15 weeks with my daughter my doctor told me she was a girl, but that I should NOT run out and buy a bunch of pink stuff. She said it was still early.
Ditto for me at my 12 week appt. and then the MaterniT21 confirmed it was a girl.
Side view plus Ramzi's method would be very accurate.
Ramzi's method relies upon placental location to predict gender; the study used a sample of 5376 pregnant women that had ultrasounds in 10 year period (97-07). "Trans-vaginal sonograms were performed in 22% of the patients at 6
weeks gestation, and Trans-abdominal sonograms were used at 18-20 weeks
gestation, at this time the fetal gender were confirmed in 98-99%. The
fetal sex was confirmed 100% after delivery. [. . .] 97.2% of the male fetuses had a chorionic villi/placenta location on
the right side of the uterus whereas, 2.4% had a chorionic
villi/placenta location to the left of the uterus. On the other hand
97.5% of female fetuses had a chorionic villi/placenta location to the
left of the uterus whereas, 2.7% had their chorionic villi/placenta
location to the right side of the uterus." (Full article here)