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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kalm
18 years experience Pediatrics
Gender Selection: No. The only way to guarantee a baby's gender is to do in vitro fertilization and then test the gender of each embryo prior to implantation. You can t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Simple but complex: It would be an entire semester course at college, but only space for one thought here. For all-boy families, it WOULD BE NICE to have a girl, and vice ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Heart rate isn't indicative of baby's gender, careful ultrasound exam or even more invasive procedures like CVS would tell, I can appreciate social im ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sex determination: by heart rates is not reliable. By this stage, your OB should be able to accurately determine the gender of your baby with an ultrasound. Congratul ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Indirectly: The babies eye anatomy can be examined for normality. Are the eyes aligned? Does the child move his eyes to look for presented objects. With the u ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Unless there is reason to test it it will go in the trash. A past history of drug abuse by a mother, protective service surveillance, or babies with ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
32 years experience Pediatrics
See the doctor: Your question is very general. How old is the infant? What are the problems you are concerned about.? Your baby should be getting regularly scheduled ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Apgars: Are the first tests done. It is a scoring system of 10 points at one minute and five minutes to determine distress of the infant. It is based on 2 poi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
Regular well checks: Most pediatricians evaluate babies and toddlers at each well-check visit for any neurological abnormalities. They assess the baby's development and ch ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: 'test tube baby' is a much older non-medical term that used to be used when talking about ivf pregnancies. They are the same thing.

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