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I want to know for sure if boy or girl but don't want amnio. How accurate is ultrasound?
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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 by 18 weeks, a repeat scan around 28 weeks will virtually always be definitive.

In brief: 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 by 18 weeks, a repeat scan around 28 weeks will virtually always be definitive.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Cooperation helps
If the kid is a boy it helps if he will cooperate with the sonographer and let the part become evident.
You can also get the sex without an amnio using the NIPP, a blood test that finds fetal cells circulating in the mothers blood as early as 8 wks. Originally promoted for paternity testing, it can be used to verify sex and many other issues previously only available with an amnio.

In brief: Cooperation helps
If the kid is a boy it helps if he will cooperate with the sonographer and let the part become evident.
You can also get the sex without an amnio using the NIPP, a blood test that finds fetal cells circulating in the mothers blood as early as 8 wks. Originally promoted for paternity testing, it can be used to verify sex and many other issues previously only available with an amnio.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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