Posted on April 23rd, 2017 by wombwithaviewblog.com

Baby Gender Guess – What Makes a Male Fetus Guess Easy?

The male fetus on ultrasound can be a pretty easy baby gender guess sometimes! As I’ve said before, trying to guess too early can be difficult because Baby is too small. This is true no matter whether you are having a girl or boy. It can be a lot like trying to determine whether a tiny moving bug has six legs or eight without a magnifying glass. You can guess, but you may very well be wrong. However, at 18 Weeks and later, very obvious male external genitalia can be very easy to see and also a pretty funny addition to your scan.

At 18 Weeks and later, obvious male external genitalia can be very easy to see and even add a bit of laughter to your scan, especially when he’s showing off! Poor guy…he has no idea just how much we’re invading his privacy!

A mom-to-be wrote me a while back asking me for a second opinion on her images. No problem! I love it when it’s this easy. Check out her images below.

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Can you easily see this baby gender is male? I wrote her back and annotated the first image like you see below.

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Even though most people may be able to easily pick out boy parts on their images, it sometimes just doesn’t look like other boy images you’ve seen. Or maybe they look nothing like your other son’s images. This is understandable to me because it’s a different baby and a different angle. No two images are going to look exactly alike! Part of the reason for this is because we all look a little different, boy or girl, right?

As far as angle goes, your sonographer might obtain a total underside view where both femurs appear in the image. Maybe Baby bent a leg just when boy stuff could be seen the best allowing only one leg in your shot. Other angles might include a shot from Baby’s front or side. All of these angles will make the image look different and maybe even unrecognizable to you.

Some sonographers don’t really explain the image and only throw up an arrow pointing out what makes your baby gender a male or female. Don’t be afraid to ask if she can explain what’s on the screen. Most of the time, we don’t mind at all helping you understand!

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Before signing off today, I want to say my book is now in the editing phase! I’m sure I’ll have some tweaking to do, but it is currently in some very capable hands. I know she’ll help me make it as enjoyable a read as I want to deliver to you (deliver…no pun intended!). I will keep you all posted as we get closer to publishing! As always, thanks for reading!

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Posted on August 20th, 2014 by wombwithaviewblog.com

Below is a great image of third trimester male gender, 37wks to be precise.  Even though I do not believe this image requires annotation, I’ve labeled all the parts so as to avoid confusion for some.  Anyone who does not understand this image, should be more concerned with their inability to differentiate between boys and girls.  In other words, this is about as clear as an ultrasound can get.  To further explain, this is a side “turtle shot” as some call it!

One of the testicles can be seen here as a brighter gray and rounded area inside the scrotal sac and the penis, well, it speaks for itself.  He doesn’t really need arrows now, does he??

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third trimester male gender, 37wks

 

 

 

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