Group Leaders communicate with staff moderators and escalate potential violations for review, but they dont moderate discussions. Please select a reason for escalating this post to the WTE moderators: Connect with our community members by starting a discussion. Astomach bug she contracted and still wasn't over when she went into labor. I just cut a ton of tags off of girl clothes and washed them. I was told boy twice at my last elective ultrasound in 2009 and she was all girl k kruithofbrooke Jan 15, 2016 at 3:47 PM It is not a higher chance of a boy after 2 boys! I wouldn't be set on it, but I am pretty sure. and is it in somewhere in usa? A Long Island teacher "forced" a fifth-grade girl to go by a male name and pronouns, confusing the child so much that she had suicidal thoughts, a lawsuit alleges. Please specify a reason for deleting this reply from the community. I hope its a boy for you and being that it was a tech who has been doing this for a long time i think you can rest comfortabley with that! In this case, it would have been less of a surprise if they had chosen to not know the gender when they went for the ultrasound in the first place! Uncategorized. These days, Beaufort is learning to roll over and sleep through the night. We ended up having a boy:) it was a great surprise:) n Thank goodness this mommy learned from her first experience- besides gender neutral colors are just as adorable on any baby! We spent the next 5 minutes double, triple and quadruple checking.". I didn't have a 3rd child to "try" for the girl. I had the scan at 28 weeks only because I was at risk for placenta previa, otherwise I would not have had the second scan. Its hard to trust without a second yep. This is my 3rd, i have 2 girls and am having a boy this time according to the panorama blood test. My sisters entire baby book is filled with her boy name crossed out for her name. Ive had a few scans 21 weeks he said girl but wasnt 100% at all , then at 30 weeks he didnt seem sure and it was like we saw something sticking out ? Yes it is possible to tell and from the pictures I would also guess a boy. I'd wait and find out for sure at 18-20 weeks. We got told girl at 23 weeks. The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. So the pram soon returned lol. Unfortunately for them they were a little absentminded and started going into an outer monologue - and everyone in the room just heard them say, "Damn, I'd like to rip his shirt open with my teeth" or . With my first child they told me 4 times that I was having a girl so I had 2 baby showers and requested that everything be pink. In a weird way I keep daydreaming that when I give birth they will say girl. Ray said the hilarious photo is the sweet ending of acrazybirth story that included: Read about even more than happened on Ray's blog. Is it safe if only taken rarely? "During this ultrasound scan, sonographers are looking for the distinguishing signs of the different genitalia. the baby is just too small and underdeveloped to tell. My older sister was a "boy"but that was also 32years ago and tech has come along wayI'd be super bummed without my sisterawesome big sis even if we aren't the closest ever we do try being there for each Other and shes great to my son! Its important to remember that a number of factors come into play with regards to ultrasounds and accurately predicting the gender. When the ultrasound is done after 18 weeks, there is a very high accuracy rate, which ranges from 80 to 99 percent. A hilarious moment then ensues as the grandmother discovers that she will now forever need to beware of getting spritzed with a potential fountain when changing the baby's diaper. But I have another ultrasound at 36 weeks to check my placenta placement and to estimate LOs size. Her husband coming down with two strains of fluwhile she was in labor. :). I had a 3D scan at 17 weeks, theres only boys in my family all nephews! And while the sonographer might be using it as a method to check, those 3 lines might not be immediately obvious to you. It will definitely be a shock if it's a boy! Thinking she already had everything figured out, she casually chatted with her doctor, until her world got turned completely and irrevocably upside down: "At 21 weeks we went in for the anatomy ultrasound at my OB's office and told the tech we already knew the gender. I'm pregnant and take a med for migraines. In some cases you may get quite a clear illustration of the 3 lines, not so much in others. Ring and string said boy (twice!). I know, it sounds dumb but I really wanted a girl. We caught up with Professor Christoph Lees, Consultant Obstetrician and Spokesperson for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on this one, and he told us: The commonest and most reliable way to determine a babys sex during pregnancy is during an ultrasound scan, usually performed from 18-21 weeks on the NHS. My BFF was told at her a/s that she was having a girl. ", Tara is mum to 1 daughter, Bodhi Rae, and has worked as Content Editor and Social Media Producer at MadeForMums since 2015. The MFM said while ultrasound was 90 percent accurate in predicting gender at 12 weeks, and she and the sonographer were fairly confident in their prediction, we should wait until our 20-week anatomy ultrasound to be sure. It is definitely easier to tell earlier on in a pregnancy than later.. To my surprise it was a boy. Group Leaders communicate with staff moderators and escalate potential violations for review, but they dont moderate discussions. "Had my level two ultrasound today. We were lucky that we're needed to have another ultrasound because I was at risk for placenta previa so I was scanned again at 28 weeks and it was VERY clear that he was a boy. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. No one wanted to say for sure even at 36 weeks! I think if you can mistake a girl for a boy then you should not get too excited yet.. Group Black's collective includes Essence, The Shade Room and Naturally Curly. I was told a girl. I delivered in 2014, in the u.s. Baby wanted to keep his hands between his legs for most of the scan, so we were having a hard time seeing anything at first and when we finally got a good look the tech said girl, but didn't really seem sure. And the vast majority of pregnant women laying in the chair, waiting to find out the gender, will indeed get the correct answer. Haha xx, I do know someone who was told they were having a girl, she got everything pink then had a boy , This worries me [emoji85] we were told a boy but he was shy and comfortable - legs up and crossed. It looks very different from the 3 lines girl scan above, with the genitalia clearly sticking out. Just don't do what i did and Wash and put away all the clothes lol.. my poor Daughter wore blue sleepers and baseball onsies til she was almost a year! Ten. At my anatomy ultrasound they told me it is definitely a girl. Please don't let that get you down! mistakes are always possible and they have happened but It sounds like your tech was pretty darn sure since SHE asked YOu if you wanted to know the sex and she said it so matter-of-factly. I already have two SKs (one of each) and don't know that we'll have any more childrenso I did have my heart set on having a girl. Sources: Reddit.com, WhatToExpect.com, CircleofMoms.com, BabyCenter.com, Today.com, Momfessionals.com, RookieMoms.com. It's wonderful either way at the end. Whether this is an old wives tale we can take to the bank, or just coincidence, I guess we'll never know! I have picture proof, I'm not terribly girly but soooo many of my friends thought we would be having a girl because that's just what they can see me with. So in the Billie Eilish song Bad Guy, the melody of it sounds exactly like a melody I know.The part I'm talking about is the part that sounds kind of synthed, 2:21 at the link above. I had two boys. I'm just curious and want to hear the storiesDoes anyone know of anyone who was told boy at ultrasound but had a girl? It. I think that he looks like a boy! Funny thing is my Grandma always knew she was having a girl and no one believed her because of the ultrasound. Told babies gender at 15 weeks, have you been told early and still right? 2023 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. It was like a cartoon willy and balls on the screen lol. Went for recheck, different sonographer confirmed boy/girl twins. I defo saw the Winkie tho so it's very doubtful, I've had 2 private scans plus my 20 week scan then I recently had a 4d scan and they all said boy so I'm guessing they couldn't all be wrong? This really freaks me out. I was 20 weeks when they said girl and 28 weeks when we realized he was actually a boy. If they are clearly visible, however, it is a good way to determine sex.. It's a fact that ultrasounds can be wrong up to 10% of the time. i dont think its time to get excited yeti would prepare yourself for either sex. Having already had three kids, all of which were boys, and with the last six grandchildren being born in the family having already been boys as well, this mommy decided to trick everyone into thinking the the newest addition would be another boy. So yeah, your ultrasound tech has probably been doing this for a while so there is a possibility she could be right. And yes I have an ultrasound at 19 weeks so I dont know when my next scan is? We had an elective ultrasound at 16 weeks to see if they could determine the sex yet. According to this theory, a fetal heart rate above 140 beats per minute (BPM) is likely to be a girl, while a heart rate under that threshold would indicate a boy. " Ray said. Within the NHS this method is generally used as part of determining sex at the scan everyone is offered at around 20 weeks. Mumsnet carries some affiliate marketing links, so if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale (more details here). I had an ultrsound around 14 weeks (they thought I was 13 weeks, but they decided the baby was too big to be 13 weeks) and, at the time, my ultrasound tech heppened to tell us she thought we were having a boy. Was told girl until 30ish week.. I've heard it's more common that they think it's a girl and it ends up being a boy,than the other way around. Find advice, support and good company (and some stuff just for fun). I think it's pretty rare the other way though because apparently a penis is easy to identify correctly early on. I got the blood test gender test for closure so that I knew without a doubt that my baby is a boy. Ahh!! But Willwanted to know the sex of their third child, Raysaid. I just had an ultrasound today at 14 weeks and it was very clear that I am having a boy. Its the stories of the unlucky few who serve as a great reminder that even though we have made great technological advances in the past century, we still have a long way to go.
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