We had an early ultrasound at 16 weeks. The gentleman guarantees and positively said it was a girl. We were thrilled, and filled an entire closet with girl clothes and registered. Yesterday, I had my anatomy scan and we were told it's a boy! I bawled my eyes out. I'm so upset.
What is the likelihood that gender is wrong?
Boy or girl gender news not % accurate in pregnancy - CNN
At a sonogram appointment 13 weeks into her third pregnancy, Alison Busca, 39 and then living in Rome, was told that her unborn child was a boy. However, three weeks later, during another sonogram appointment, both her doctor and a nurse had surprising news: Busca was actually having a girl. And while most doctors stress that the goal of a sonogram is to assess the health and development of a fetus — not to determine sex — there are techniques to obtain a more accurate reading. Be patient. These types of exams, often performed too early and not usually by medical professionals, can give false results. Other times, excitement can cause people to misinterpret the results. For example, Thacker worked with a sonographer who told a patient that the sex of her baby was unclear.
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I am 34 weeks and I had two ultrasounds. One at about 12 weeks and the second one at 18 weeks. For the gender scan at 18 weeks the ultrasound tech took measurements and at the end asked if I wanted to know gender. My whole pregnancy I have had it in the back of my mind to buy gender neutral stuff.