A 38-year-old member asked:
How early can the baby's gender be determined?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Male embryos will start developing there external structures, penis and scrotum, at about 16 weeks of gestation. Pregnancy ultrasound can usually detect these structure at about 20 weeks.
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends on test: A well trained ultrasound technician using a high resolution probe can usually spot a mail appendage by 11-12 weeks. This requires that baby cooperate & let it be seen. It can be done on chromosome study done earlier but the risks of testing would not be reasonable if you are just curious.
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Last updated Dec 25, 2014
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