How does a sonographer use the 3 lines at your week scan to tell if you're having a boy or a girl? By Tara Breathnach. With a male baby, it is often possible to observe the penis, testicles and scrotum at the second trimester routine scan. Lots of the mums on our forum have experienced sonographers using this method when they have scanned them. This week scan, posted by forum user SW2 , shows a boy. It looks very different from the 3 lines girl scan above, with the genitalia clearly sticking out.
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Am I Having a Boy or Girl? — Ultrasound & Sex Prediction | Live Science
Ultrasounds have a variety of purposes during pregnancy, but the use that often receives the most attention is its ability to reveal the sex of the baby. Some parents-to-be can't wait to find out whether they're having a boy or a girl, while others choose to put off knowing the sex until birth. Either way, a sonogram — the grainy, black-and-white image that results from an ultrasound scan — will be baby's earliest picture and a couple's first chance to see the developing fetus. Ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to produce an image on a screen of the baby in the mother's uterus. The scans are typically done twice during pregnancy, but the one done between 18 and 22 weeks is when the sonographer ultrasound technician might identify the gender of the baby, if parents want to know. Expectant parents who want their child's sex to remain a secret until birth are in the minority, said Dr. He said about 85 percent of couples want to find out the baby's gender before delivery.
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The Girl Ultrasound Gallery is designed for you to see what a baby girl looks like on ultrasound photos from various weeks of pregnancy. You'll notice that what you see varies a lot by the number of weeks of gestation. Each week in pregnancy can look slightly different.