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what makes it clear that 1 is having a baby girl other than absence of a penis? ultrasoundist thought it may be girl at 15 weeks but maybe penis hidden

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Accuracy is difficlt: You can get a more accurate assessment of a fetal sex by testing the cells floating in the bag of waters for its chromosome pattern. That is riskier than an ultrasound as would be cvs=taking placental cells.Ultrasound is so routine now that the extra benefit of early gender assessment is often all some people pay attention too. I advise moms not to invest in a wardrobe based on us.

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Last updated Sep 5, 2012

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