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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
I : I wish there was a definitive answer for this. Some women find that if they eat a sugary snack about 15 minutes prior to the ultrasound the baby will ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dilemma: Understandably, you would like to know the gender of your child. However, you must also understand that sonogram images are evaluated by radiologists ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Of course: We all have stories of sonograms that were not correct. Most of the time the sonographer is able to determine the sex of the baby, but be prepared. ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Scan predicts well: A prenatal ultrasound scan can predict fairly accurately a baby's gender, but the prediction is not 100% accurate. One should not think of an incorrec ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nagesh Ragavendra
50 years experience Interventional Radiology
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Myth: Around 16-20 wks you can sometimes identify the genitals. The placenta thing is a myth.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sex: Sex determination usually isn' t determined by ultra sound until 18-20weeks.So your chances are 50-50. Ultrasound is not infallible.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better not: US determination of baby's gender is at times subjective and depends on many factors: resolution, gestational age, technique, etc. so kindly ask your ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Why so tensed?: There is no reliable home method to determine the sex of your baby. While it is common these days to determine gender via ultrasound, my wife & i chos ... Read More
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