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I keep getting mixed answers about when you can find out the gender of your baby? When is it possible to tell?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:15 PM on Oct. 14, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • The best time to find the sex of your baby through ultrasound is between 18 and 22 months

    Answer by Kword at 10:16 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • They generally do an ultrasound around 20 weeks. Assuming Baby cooperates, you should be able to tell then.

    Answer by musicpisces at 10:16 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • I found out at 18 weeks with my 1st, 19 weeks with my 2nd, and 15 weeks 5 days with my current pregnancy. All were accurate.

    Answer by Erin814 at 10:17 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • 12 weeks at the earliest - though most doctors wait until 16-20 weeks when it is easier to determine the presence/absence of male genitals.

    Answer by neebug3766 at 10:18 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • All of the above are right but ask your doctor when he/she plans to do it and then you'll know.

    Answer by worriedmommy600 at 10:18 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • Around 16 weeks.

    Answer by QandA at 10:20 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • I found out at 14 weeks. The doc said the best time is between 14-20 weeks.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:20 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • My ob told me the best times to find out are from 18-22wks. That way they can be 100% sure what the baby's gender is.

    Answer by ladyambition at 10:23 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • I was told around 18 weeks. You may find out earlier, but have them check a few more times when they do an ultrasound. Little boys have been known to hide things and umbilical cords have made for some blue girl rooms.

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 10:27 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • 20 weeks at the earliest. I prefer 24 cuz the baby is a lil bigger and things ar easier to see especially for a girl and then again he/she has to cooperate. its best if they can check that first my babies have all been fussy you poke 'em too much and they just curl right up!

    Answer by Sparrow1985 at 10:38 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

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