Many of us chose to have a sonogram of our baby to not only see how well he or she is doing but also to see if we can't have a peek at whether our baby will be a he or a she. Regist Many of us chose to have a sonogram of our baby to not only see how well he or she is doing but also to see if we can't have a peek at whether our baby will be a he or a she. Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Maureen Mc Gee Karchner, MBA, RDMS, tells us.
she could be telling the truth or she could be lying.that baby isnt his you will prolly find out when that baby is born..doesnt make you a bad friend..a curious one!
The accuracy also varies with which condition is being detected. For anencephaly, on the other hand, it is highly effective.
Some estimates: "The use of routine ultrasound, including a four-chamber view of the heart, can lead to the diagnosis of approximately 50 percent of major cardiac, kidney, and bladder abnormalities that would not be detected by maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein screening. Advances in the Diagnosis of fetal defects.) ----------------------------------------- From Dr. Reynolds For spina bifida there is definitely evidence (but I can't remember where I saw it) that diagnostic accuracy is improved by having the AFP test: i.e.
Gender is determined by simply looking between the baby's legs.
So, how accurate the determination is really depends on how well the sonographer can see between the baby's legs.
An experienced sonographer, a good amount of amniotic fluid, a patient with a thin abdominal wall and a baby with its legs wide open create the ideal environment for determining the gender.