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Dr. Joseph Accurso
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Can be difficult: I would not pick out gender specific clothes or decorations for the nursery. Sometimes it is very easy to see the "important bits", and other times, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nagesh Ragavendra
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Easier to spot...: During ultrasound scanning, it is easier to spot a male fetus from a female fetus; hence the perception. It is also dependent on the experience of the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Should be 100%: After 18 weeks gestation, most sonographers can determine the gender of a fetus via abdominal ultrasound with near 100% accuracy. When it is not sure ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Myth: Around 16-20 wks you can sometimes identify the genitals. The placenta thing is a myth.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
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Same thing, 14 weeks: if your pregnancy is dated correctly from your last menstrual period, and if the ultrasound is also interpreted correctly they will both say 14 weeks. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
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Ultrasound.: 8 weeks pregnant is 42 days after conception. But it is accurate within 3-5 days.Also, there are a few days around ovulation you can conceive, so all ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Wait and see: The sonogram at 29 weeks can not be used to accurately predict that weight of the baby at term.
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Ultmate stature: Is governed by genes and there ain't anything you can do about it.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Depends: There are abnormal medical conditions where a kid can go through puberty early & become reproductively capable. I believe the youngest mom on reco ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
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Pretty good, but…: I would not decorate the nursery just yet. If well visualized, the gender of the baby can be accurately determined. However, 12 weeks is early. Th ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
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Consider: Waiting until a later ultrasound before picking out nursery wall paint. As your doctor indicated, "probably" is the operative word here and an ultraso ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
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Sounds OK: She sounds like her weight and head circumference are pretty much in alignment. She is a small baby. Head circumference needs to be measured over time ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Why don't you bring this concern to your obs-doc? Clinically, at this stage of pregnancy, it is practically unnecessary to frequently repeat ultrasoun ... Read More
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Dr. Ricardo Estape
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Yes: A 1.2 cm endometrium at your age and after a cycle is upper limits of normal but it is normal. More important is the reason for the ultrasound. If it ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Depends.: She should be gaining at least 500 grams every 3 months since her first birthday; if this is happening, the weight is appropriate. If not, bring this ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Maybe, maybe not: The pediatrician can tell from the growth measurements taken at birth, discharge from the hospital, the 2-week check, the 1-month check, and the 2-mon ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Paushter
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Premenopausal endome: If you are asymptomatic, without bleeding, the measurement is acceptable in a pre-menopausal woman.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
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Personal decision: Cvs is helpful if you think you would want end the pregnancy in the first trimester based on the results and for genetic counseling for future pregnan ... Read More
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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If you're less than: 16 years old, you must ask your pediatrician this question. Need to be over 16 to post. Thanks!
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
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Head circ: The head circumference is still within the normal range. Different people can measure and get different numbers. What were her head circumferences at ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
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Very unlikely: Very unlikely.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
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Usually not: At 8-12 weeks it is very accurate for dating plus minus a few days. It cannot be off by a month.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wendy Kaufer
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Yes: A woman can potentially get pregnant at any time during the menstrual cycle, even if her periods are irregular and unpredictable. 14 or so days after ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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The earlier the bett: Although, earlier scans appear to be more accurate, the difference between 6 and 12 weeks should not be striking.

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