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How to know baby gender without ultrasound?

How to know baby gender without ultrasound?

Genetic testing: Amniocentesis or chorionic billows sampling can reveal if the fetus is a boy or girl, but this requires a needle placed through the womb to get some of the fetal cells and check their sex (x and/or y) chromosomes. Ultrasound is far easier. ...Read more

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How to predict baby gender?

How to predict baby gender?

Sonogram/amniocentes: There are many old wives tales which have been used to predict he gender of the baby before birth only way to know your babies sex before birth is by sonogram and/or amniocentesis, 100% and no guessing. ...Read more

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How will they be able to tell what gender the baby is?

How will they be able to tell what gender the baby is?

Gender: The gender of a fetus is generally best determined at 20 weeks or more by Ultrasound. This is decided by the presence or absence of the penis. Very occasionally the penis cannot be seen and the gender assignment is incorrect. All the best. ...Read more

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How to get twins baby?

How to get twins baby?

Careful what U wish4: Carrying a twin pregnancy is not something anyone plans - and for good reasons: it is fraught with risks for fetal loss, preterm birth, hypertension, diabetes and maternal health problems that are not desirable. You can only take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and try to conceive naturally - 1% of the time twins result as an accident of conception - not a planned outcome. ...Read more

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How to get twins baby?

How to get twins baby?

Twins: There is no way to ensure that you have twins. They can run in families so you might have an increased possibility of having twins. And people that have had fertility treatment have an increased risk of having twins. It can happen when two eggs are released by the female at ovulation or when one egg splits after fertilization in which case the babies are identical twins. ...Read more

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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

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How old does the baby have to be to do a paternity test?

How old does the baby have to be to do a paternity test?

Before/after birth: Non invasive paternity testing (NIPP) is a technology based on detection of fetal cells in the mother's blood. A variety of specialty labs offer this service and cite the ability to find such results as early as 8 weeks into the pregnancy. Otherwise the baby can be tested at or soon after birth from a direct sample. ...Read more

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Hi Doc, can we choose the gender for our baby ? is it possible for choosing baby girl ?

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Hi Doc, can we choose the gender for our baby ? is it possible for choosing baby girl ?

Gender selection: Gender selection is possible but not guaranteed. Check out http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2012/09/sex_selection_in_babies_through_pgd_americans_are_paying_to_have_daughters_rather_than_sons_.html. ...Read more

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How to give birth to baby boy?

How to give birth to baby boy?

Luck: There are no proven methods for sex selection of a child. There are lots of old wives tales out there, but none are proven to be work consistently. The sex of the baby is up to the male, meaning whether the sperm carries an x or a y chromosome, since the mother only has an x. ...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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Can ultrasounds tell how much the baby weigh or how big the baby is ?

Can ultrasounds tell how much the baby weigh or how big the baby is ?

Yes and no, with a: maybe. The ultrasound with tell how much the baby weights. More often however the measurements that are obtained are not to determine how long the baby is. That would require more measurement than is usually obtained ...Read more

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How to get boy baby during pregnancy?

How to get boy baby during pregnancy?

Same way every time: Urban myth may have you believe you can pre-select your offspring but that is bogus.If you go the test tube baby route you might be able to pretest embryos & have them implanted, but that is tedious & expensive.You get pregnant & get whatever the successful sperm has made.(the sperm determines the sex)you have the same chance for boy or girl any pregnancy. ...Read more

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How to conceive a baby boy ?

How to conceive a baby boy 
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50/50: There is no natural way to guarantee that when you conceive it will be a boy. There are plenty of old wives tales and ways to predict, but they aren't based on science. Good luck conceiving, and may the baby be healthy (boy or girl!) ...Read more

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How to know if your child will be born healthy?

How to know if your child will be born healthy?

Newborns : There are several tests that screen for problems, as well as your US can see some, as well. However, at this point, we can't determine everything. Ask your ObGyn about the testing. Keep taking care of yourself, following your doctors recommendations. That also helps. ...Read more

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If parent doesn't want to know gender of child will doctor reveal that information to grandparents. ?

If parent doesn't want to know gender of child  will doctor reveal that information to grandparents.
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Hopefully not: Unless there is a genetic or other defect that only affects one sex, there is no need to know the sex of a baby fetus. It can be exciting and suspenseful, not knowing the baby's sex until the birth. Remember that prenatal ultrasounds were only started in the 1960's. For thousands of years, a baby's sex has been a wonderful surprise at birth! ...Read more

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How do you get your baby to cooperate during the sonogram? We need to find out whether it's healthy and whether it's a boy or a girl. Any tips?

How do you get your baby to cooperate during the sonogram? We need to find out whether it's healthy and whether it's a boy or a girl. Any tips?

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 be very active, therefore giving the technician greater odds of seeing the sex. . Also consider the times when your baby is most active and try to schedule the ultrasound around that time. Also consider changing your position during the ultrasound, often times when you move the baby will as well. Best of luck, and remember a boy or a girl is a true gift! congrats and happy new year! ...Read more

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How many weeks do u got to be before u can tell the baby gender?

How many weeks do u got to be before u can tell the baby gender?

18-20 weeks: Usually around 20 weeks the as can be determined with ultrasound. Make sure you are seeing your dictor regularly for prenatal care! ...Read more

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How many weeks do u have to be to detect the baby on a sonogram ?

How many weeks do u have to be to detect the baby on a sonogram ?

6-7 weeks: As early as 6-7 weeks. It will detect gestational sac. ...Read more