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12 week ultrasound can you tell the gender

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: usually at that stage of pregnancy, an abdominal sonogram is better, but a vaginal could still see structures. In most cases, by this stage you can d ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
4 to 5 months: By the 20th week of pregnancy the external genitalia changes are done. On ultrasound, if your baby is cooperating and is positioned in a favorable way ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
See below: Please send the part of the report that indicates whether or not the ultrasound technician was able to visualize the penis.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Detailed anatomy: A level ii us is a very detailed look at the baby's anatomy. Gender can normally be seen, though you don't need a level ii for this. It may include a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Conception: occurred around May 10th more or less, using this calculation method. Crown-rump measurement is the most accurate method to determine due dates.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stacy Yamasaki
33 years experience Radiology
Pretty good: The dating is accurate to about a week as long as the sonographer can see the baby early on. The due date though is really variable.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Magine: Ther is a margin of derror with all tests and they are always plus,or minus certain amounts
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
5 weeks: You can see a gestation sac with a fetal pole at about 5 weeks in a normal intrauterine pregnancy.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
They telll you: By measurements of the baby your due date.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Practices vary,: but in general the tech shouldn't be discussing findings or diagnoses during the scan. Sometimes, however, it is obvious, especially if the patient c ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Estimate: Yes this will provide a good estimate of age.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No chance: No ultrasound can detect a pregnancy until the HCG ('quant') rises to at least 1500-2000, even a sensitive pregnancy test may not be completely reliab ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not much: Abdominal US is a crude tool in a non-pregnant woman, as the pelvic organs are below and behind the pubic bone. Vaginal US is far superior for assessi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Judd
34 years experience Radiology
Ultrasound dates: Generally speaking, ultrasound evaluation with reported dates in th 9 week range are accurate to within 4-5 days. Unless you only had sexual intercour ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on variables: Although the parts may be present it is difficult to be accurate on gender assessment at 12 weeks.In the hands of a skilled tech with a high resolutio ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Usually: With an elevated Progesterone blood level or a collapsed follicle on ultrasound with some free fluid in the culde sac these signs usually signify ovul ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Crown Rump Length: At twelve week on ultrasound, the sonographer measures the fetus' crown rump length (crl). This measurement is from the base of skull to tailbone. Ult ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cannot: It's impossible to tell the difference between implantation bleeding and pre-menstrual lining in a woman. Sorry, ultrasounds just aren't that specifi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
6-7 weeks: As early as 6-7 weeks. It will detect gestational sac.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
About 4.5 weeks: A transvaginal ultrasound is the most dependable way to show where a pregnancy is. A pregnancy in the uterus is visible 6 weeks after the last menstru ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: Although the external features are in place by 12 wks after conception, many don't feel confident in making that determination until 18-20 wks. Even t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
6-8 weeks: The best time to have a first ultrasound in pregnancy is 6-8 weeks. At this time a heartbeat and fetal pole (fetus) should be seen. If not, could be d ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Conception: Please go look at the many conception calculators online. These free tools on the web will answer so many of your questions and possibly provide enter ... Read More

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