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How to know the gender of a baby by ultrasound report?

How to know  the gender of a baby by ultrasound report?

You can see: At around 20 weeks, the genitalia are visible my ultrasound, so given the right image you can see if this will be a little boy or girl. Sometimes however, depending on the babies position in the womb it can be difficult to tell with certainty. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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How soon in a pregnancy can u tell the gender of the babe?

How soon in a pregnancy can u tell the gender of the babe?

18 -20 weeks: By ultrasound a baby's gender can be determined as of 16 weeks, better at 18 to 20 weeks. ...Read more

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How can they not know the number of babies in women like octamom on ultrasound?

How can they not know the number of babies in women like octamom on ultrasound?

Looking at shadows: An ultrasound is a way to use a sonar probe evaluate a two dimensional field.For multiple pregnancies its like counting potatoes moving around in a sack , only seeing one direction at a time. Unless you can find something distinctive about one of the potatoes, it would be easy to under/over count the total number this way.With 8 not all would be visible @ 1 time. ...Read more

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How early can the baby's gender be determined?

How early can the baby's gender be determined?

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. ...Read more

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In what age we can distinguish sex of the fetus in ultrasound?

In what age we can distinguish sex of the fetus in ultrasound?

13 Weeks: Although occasionally the sex of the fetus can be discerned by week 11, ultrasounds done after the 13th week are 95-100% accurate in identifying the sex of the fetus... That is, assuming there is no malformation of the genitals. Good luck! ...Read more

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May i know the Gender of the Fetus?

May i know the Gender of the Fetus?

Ultrasound: You will need to have an ultrasound to know the gender of the fetus. You can also do an amniocentesis which is more invasive but more accurate and definitive to get a DNA test for sex determination. I am not sure if that is necessary unless you have a family history of genetic disorder that is related to sex of the baby. ...Read more

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When is the earliest a prenatal sonogram can identify the sex of your baby?

When is the earliest a prenatal sonogram can identify the sex of your baby?

Roughly 16 weeks: About 16 weeks. It's not 100% correct though, so don't paint the room and buy clothes just yet. ...Read more

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Is it possible to tell the gender of the baby at 11 weeks ?

Is it possible to tell the gender of the baby at 11 weeks ?

Yes: It is possible. You can use a needle and aspirate from the womb cells produced by the fetus, this way you can be sure of the sex. Would it be wise? ...Read more

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How to find the gender of baby using the ultrasound scan report?

How to find the gender of baby using the ultrasound scan report?

Difficult to see!!!: It takes a trained eye to be able to see the earliest stages of genital development. Ultrasound exams can be used to determine gender as early as 12 weeks into a pregnancy but is most accurate after 16 weeks. ...Read more

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How accurate are the doctors measurements of the baby to determine baby weeks, due date, conception, ovulation etc...

How accurate are the doctors measurements of the baby to determine baby weeks, due date, conception, ovulation etc...

Pregnancy dating: I assume you are talking about ultrasound measurements. The accuracy depends on when the ultrasound is performed-- an early ultrasound (8-10 weeks) is accurate to within a few days. Later ultrasounds are much less accurate and may have a margin of error of up to 3 weeks in the late 3rd trimester. ...Read more

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"Is Panaromic blood test to find the gender of the baby with just 6.78% of fetal fraction cells accurate in detecting the gender of the baby as boy."?

"Is Panaromic blood test to find the gender of the baby with just 6.78% of fetal fraction cells accurate in detecting the gender of the baby as boy."?

Panoramic: It is told to be 99% accurate. But I have heard of false negatives....purpose is to look for genetic defects. Gender is bonus! ...Read more

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At how many weeks of pregnancy can you actually see the fetus on an ultra sound ?

At how many weeks of pregnancy can you actually see the fetus on an ultra sound ?

Depends: Anywhere from 5-6 weeks since your last period. It really depends on the resolution of the ultrasound machine. ...Read more

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How small of a tumor can ultrasound find? I know the technology is getting better all the time, but what's the smallest size tumor modern ultrasound equipment can detect?

How small of a tumor can ultrasound find? I know the technology is getting better all the time, but what's the smallest size tumor modern ultrasound equipment can detect?

Depends on organ: Ultrasound of the thyroid can find 3 mm nodules; but, this level of sensitivity is not quite a good in the liver or breast. It depends on the organ being evaluated. Ovary, liver, pancreas, prostate, thyroid, lung and even esophagus can all be test by ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the type of placenta union affect development of the embryo?

Can you tell me how the type of placenta union affect development of the embryo?

Source of nutrition: placentas typically adhere to the main body of the uterus. If it is implanted near the cervix (placenta previa), it may cause bleeding, require you to have a cesarean section. Multiple lobes of placenta can also form that may have blood vessels running between. They can be at risk for bleeding. Bleeding behind the placenta noted early on can complicate your pregnancy and risk of miscarrige ...Read more

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Can the doctors tell the sex of a 10wk ectopic embryo?

Can the doctors tell the sex of a 10wk ectopic embryo?

Unlikely: Unless you have genetic testing, an ultrasound at 16 weeks is about the earliest you can determine the sex of the fetus. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more