D.D. asks from Cleveland, OH on May 30, 2009
M.J. answers from Columbus on May 31, 2009
Hi, and congratulations on your newest bundle of joy! At my first ultrasound my little bundle of joy had its legs crossed, so I knew nothing. My doctor was wonderful about doing ultrasounds at almost every visit after that because my baby was getting so big. Anyway, I was told that it "appeared" to be a girl. Well, 3 days before my induction we did one more ultrasound and what do you know...it was a boy! My husband almost did a cartwheel! We were shocked and I had to return a few things and get my boy names back in order. It was kind of an exciting way to spend those last few days before I delivered! Kept me busy! Good luck to you.
I did get my girl a few years later!
J.C. answers from Fort Wayne on May 31, 2009
This is one of those things where it just depends on the person. It's easier to see boys than it is for girls, but it's never a guarantee. Ultrasounds are always guessing it right or guessing it wrong, just one of those things that isn't a for sure thing unless you're pretty far along
V.L. answers from Lafayette on May 31, 2009
My girlfriend had gestational diabetes, and had 8 associated ultrasounds. She was constantly told that she was carrying a boy, but baby was born a girl. (a perfectly normal teen presently.)
E.W. answers from Cleveland on June 01, 2009
I know of someone but it was over 10 years ago. She planned for a girl and surprise she had a boy.
S.D. answers from Indianapolis on May 31, 2009
They re right 70-80% of the time with a girl and 85-90% for a boy. The only truly accurate way is an amnio or blood draw.
J.E. answers from Indianapolis on June 01, 2009
I have 4 kids and found out the sex with each of them and the tech was correct each time. Of course I had pictures that showed either boy or girl parts to backup what the tech was telling me. It sounds like your ultrasound tech is not sure and maybe didn't see boy parts so is guessing it will be a girl. I have heard plenty of stories where they were wrong. Be prepared for either a boy or a girl if your tech didn't get a good picture of what is between the legs. Hope you have a very healthy baby.....boy or girl :-)
M.L. answers from Evansville on May 31, 2009
When I first got pregnant with my first child, it was a girl and then I got preganant 2 years later and had ultra sounds because I was having a C-section and they told me all three times that it looks like I'm going to have another girl. Well, everyone was amazed that my little girl turned out to be a little boy but he was preety enough to be a little girl. I didn't have a spec of boys clothes so he wore yellow & green sleepers until we got some clothes for my beautiful baby boy. He is now 19 years old and the most handsome man I have seen. So that has been some years ago and technology has really stepped up a bit since then. Just have something on hand that your baby can wear and not get mistaken for a little girl. Hope this helps !!! Good Luck !!!
M.S. answers from Bloomington on June 01, 2009
you'll know when it's born!! ha ha!
our ultrasound were right both times--boy first, girl second. this time i'm going for a surprise, so we'll find out when it's born!!