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Could the ultrasound be wrong about baby's sex?:)

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RainbowBabyMum Sun 21-Apr-13 22:33:44

Is it possible that the ultrasound show boy at 20 weeks but later it turn out to be girl?

Littlemissexpecting Mon 22-Apr-13 10:49:25

Our hospital said 99% sure it was a boy. I read somewhere they will only tell you if more than 95% confident but not sure how true that is.
We have had a 3d scan to double check.

MortifiedAdams Mon 22-Apr-13 10:50:22

This is why I wouldnt want to know. It isnt certain.

PacificDogwood Mon 22-Apr-13 12:05:43

RainbowBabyBum, so sorry for your loss sad.

I hope your pregnancy continues to go well and that you have your dream baby by the end of it x.

AmandaPayneAteTooMuchChocolate Mon 22-Apr-13 12:51:46

So sorry for your loss OP. I don't have personal experience of this, but pregnancy after loss is such an emotional time, I think different things can really hit you. Finding out the gender can be one of those things. A friend found that finding out she was having another girl was hard - it sort of thumped it home that the baby she was having could never replace the girl she had lost, if you see what I mean.

There are lovely ladies on the bereavement boards who I am sure would be happy to talk?

RainbowBabyMum Mon 22-Apr-13 14:46:34

PacificDogwood and AmandaPayneAteTooMuchChocolate, thank you very much.
I'm so happy that baby is ok, just want him to be alive and healthy.
I think I should stop to think about the gendersmilesmile

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