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boy/girl?

is it best to wait till 20wks. to get ur ultrasound done to see if u are having a boy or girl? my doctor said she could tell me at 17wks. Is this accurate?

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LilMommy2Be703

Asked by LilMommy2Be703 at 8:05 PM on Apr. 7, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • sometimes i had mine done at 18 weeks and it was acurrate
    lilysmommy1408

    Answer by lilysmommy1408 at 8:06 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • my first wouldn't show us at 25 weeks so i was more like 34 weeks and they told me she was a girl. The last time I found out at at 20 weeks I had ultrsounds before that, but he coudn't tell me until 20 I think it depends how the baby is laying.
    mommy5409

    Answer by mommy5409 at 8:10 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • oh ya the longer you wait the better you can see it
    mommy5409

    Answer by mommy5409 at 8:10 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • i was 20 weeks when i found out he was a boy
    ivntee07

    Answer by ivntee07 at 8:20 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • i was 18 weeks and the technician said she could tell mine was a boy.it's possible to tell that early, i think it just depends on how good of a picture they get tho.
    r_elizabeth2290

    Answer by r_elizabeth2290 at 8:25 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • I got mine at 16 weeks. the ultrasound tech said the genitals are present at 12 wks but to be 99.9 % sure they wait until 20 weeks usually. (less room for error) kinda like w first response lol 69% correct five days early and the % goes up with time :)
    theheartbaby

    Answer by theheartbaby at 8:33 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • I had mine at 18 weeks, saying it was a boy, of course the longer you wait the clearer it would be but they can be accurate earlier too
    June_Mama09

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 8:45 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • My cousin was told at 17 weeks that it was 70% chance a girl. At 22 weeks it was confirmed that that tech was correct.
    JamieLK

    Answer by JamieLK at 9:42 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

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