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Old 01-14-2010, 09:49 PM
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Originally Posted by MaerynPearl View Post
Well it IS a 50/50 chance of getting it right...
Yes, that's true I suppose. It just so happens that at every US from week 15 on (had 2 at 15w, 1 at 16w, 17w, 19w, 21w, etc) every US tech said the same thing (and I didn't tel them anything first). Just reporting a personal experience.

ETA: As I mentioned, I didn't find out the gender with baby#1 or #2. I opted to find out with this pregnancy because there was a very real chance that I would be finding out the gender of my child not at the birth but rather during a 2nd tri miscarriage. With that possibility looming, I just didn't want to find out the gender when I lost my child, so I found out when I knew that the heart was still beating....I'm not an advocate of unnecessary USs, and finding out gender is a personal decision, but sometimes we forget that a healthy live birth is a gift not a guarantee.

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Old 06-25-2014, 03:58 AM
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Exclamation knowing the gender

Hello, i'm now 16 wk pregnant, when i had my 12 wk ultrasound i was told that the baby looks like a boy, i had another ultrasound at 15 wk my doctor said its 90% a girl.. is a 15 wk ultrasound accurate?? and which ultrasound should i trust?
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Old 06-25-2014, 04:47 PM
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12 weeks is usually too early to determine the sex. The 15-week would be more reliable. Of course, there is always a chance the 15-week is not accurate. Sometimes people are told one thing and then the baby is born and it's not what they were expecting.

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