Jump to content

It's a......

  • Please log in to reply
35 replies to this topic

#26 **ruth**

Posted 02 February 2012 - 10:58 AM

A question for those having boys...

So I had my scan on Tuesday and ask to know the gender. the u/s guy first said he couldn't tell the gender as the cord was wrapped between bubs legs and then he said boy. But it was so quick neither hubby nor I saw anything but a whiteish line. Had a quick look at u/s on line and with the boys you can certainly see all the "boy bits"

So I'm just wondering did you see a line or actually "boy bits" in your scan to confirm it was a boy?

Thanks original.gif

#27 Kelly84PerthWA

Posted 02 February 2012 - 01:11 PM

I saw three definite white line indicating girl if that helps?? We didnt find out with our son so wouldn't know what to look at there Sorry!!!

#28 babymumma89

Posted 02 February 2012 - 02:54 PM

I'm glad I'm not the only one people are saying it too.

**ruth** Our ultrasound tech showed us his bits between his legs and it was definitely a third leg (as she stated) which looked like an extra white line to me.
I will need to go back and look at the ultrasound dvd to check.

#29 KB16

Posted 03 February 2012 - 06:14 AM

...boy. Well the tech thinks it may be a boy at "no where near 100%"... Haha! Baby is very uncooperative during ultrasounds everytime I have one. But the tech did have a second look later on and showed us what she thought she could make out of "his extra bits."  Stubborn little boy on the way, making me the only female in the house...animals included. :-)

#30 newyearbaby

Posted 03 February 2012 - 11:41 AM

QUOTE (**ruth** @ 02/02/2012, 11:58 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A question for those having boys...

So I had my scan on Tuesday and ask to know the gender. the u/s guy first said he couldn't tell the gender as the cord was wrapped between bubs legs and then he said boy. But it was so quick neither hubby nor I saw anything but a whiteish line. Had a quick look at u/s on line and with the boys you can certainly see all the "boy bits"

So I'm just wondering did you see a line or actually "boy bits" in your scan to confirm it was a boy?

Thanks original.gif

Hi, by this stage you should definitely be able to see the penis and scrotum quite clearly. If you can't and they can't definitely see the lines of a girl then it's about an 80% chance it's a girl.

#31 newyearbaby

Posted 03 February 2012 - 11:44 AM

Actually somewhere in a box I have an ultrasound photo of my first son at 20 weeks. If I find it, I will post it so you can see what I mean. It is as clear as the drawings you see on a toilet door of penis and testes. Quite funny really. The sonographer gave us that one to show at his 21st.

#32 longlegEd

Posted 03 February 2012 - 07:22 PM

Congrats to everyone! So exciting to hear most our scans are going well.
Looks like 2 girls for us, no dangly bits, just the neat burger shape!!

#33 EmmaBlue

Posted 04 February 2012 - 01:10 PM

We definitely saw boy bits with our DS and now with this one have seen the three lines... I had to have two scans for both before I believed it but that's just me and both bubs were quite cooperative...

Mmmmm not sure about your description though **ruth** - are you having another scan? Maybe ask them to show you how they can tell the difference and hopefully baby will cooperate original.gif

#34 CherrySunday

Posted 08 February 2012 - 11:40 AM

bbluestork.gif Boy - just like I always thought biggrin.gif

#35 miso

Posted 08 February 2012 - 11:46 AM

congrats ladies!!

i am having a baby girl!!  just what i thought from the beginning too!!

#36 **ruth**

Posted 08 February 2012 - 01:02 PM

thanks ladies, so confused now LOL

I'm not having anymore scans through the hospital so I've booked an appointment at Bundles baby ultrasound for a 3d scan original.gif

3 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 3 guests, 0 anonymous users


Wondersuit heaven: Bonds & Disney launch exclusive collection

Bonds and Disney fans with babies to buy for will be celebrating this news. Bonds and Disney have just released collaboration Wondersuits.

Perth hospital mistakes cancerous tumour for "behavioural issues"

When Naomi Holly, a mother of three, noticed her eight-month-old daughter Nora, was having difficulty crawling and standing up as normal, she knew there was something wrong.

Piano playing dad soothes son to sleep in moments

There's nothing more frustrating, or distressing to a parent than a sick child who can't  - or won't got to sleep. 

Lucky escape for mum and bub after snake found in couch

Perth mother Laurie Rushton Dyble was sitting on a recliner chair in her home holding her six-month-old son when her husband suddenly told her to get up and leave the room.

When your partner misses the birth

While no one wants their partner to miss their baby’s birth, it can happen. Here’s what to do if you find yourself in that situation.

Motherhood challenge: smug or just a bit of fun?

The #motherhoodchallenge sounds harmless, doesn't it? Some women disagree.

Who's the mum? Family photo goes viral

Last year, it was "The Dress". This year, it is a family photo that is breaking the internet.

5 easy meditation practices for beginners

So who's with me? You know meditating is one of the best things you can possibly do for yourself.

Woman to go on trial for being a bad housewife

An Italian woman could face up to six years in jail after her husband accused her of not doing enough cooking and cleaning at home.

Is the latest advice on women and drinking over the top?

While most expectant mums know to stop drinking when they’re pregnant, experts now warn women should stop drinking earlier than that. Is this necessary?

How household chores can double as a workout

If there's less than a slim chance you'll find time to get out for a jog or to hit the gym today, take heart in knowing that household chores contribute to the calorie equation.

I have no idea what I'm doing - and that's okay

Why don't we talk about the fact that when everything goes right, we may still feel completely lost, and certain that we have failed?

Dad warns of hair tourniquet danger after baby almost loses toe

A shocked father has shared his family's experience in a bid to warn other parents about the dangers of hair becoming entangled around a baby's toe.

Town welcomes first baby in 28 years

Since the 1980s, the Italian town of Ostana had not seen the birth of a single baby.

How to start teaching your kids road safety

It's something that can be taught as early as possible and reinforced as they get older and more mobile - even from toddlerhood.

Just announced: Bugaboo Cameleon³ Classic+ Collection update

Meet the brand new understated chic model from Bugaboo.

The emotional moment a mum hears her late son's heartbeat

It's been two and a half years since Heather Clark's seven-month-old son Lukas passed away.

Nine reasons why you have 'brain fog'

One minute your productivity is skyrocketing and the next you're sitting there trying to focus – just like that you draw blank, your brain, mush.

I had a caesarean and it was beautiful

Guess what? Despite not pushing him out, I cried, and my heart skipped, and I felt the rush of love and pride when I saw him for the first time.


What's hot on EB

Penny Wong

'The most hurtful argument in the marriage equality debate'

Labor frontbencher Penny Wong is used to to hearing arguments against same-sex marriage. But for Australia's most prominent gay politician, one hurts more than others.

Does exercise have to be fun to work?

Some things in life are inherently served with a big scoop of fun: balloons, bubbles, cupcakes to name but a few, but exercise?

Hair dye gives woman second-degree burns

She wanted a fresh colour for 2016, but instead she got chemical burns.

Kelly Slater saves mum and toddler from 'freak wave'

A Perth family has thanked US surfing "legend" Kelly Slater after the star saved a mother and a young toddler from "a freak wave" in Hawaii.

Apple recalls millions of power adapters

Tech giant instigates massive international recall of power point adapters due to risk of electric shock.

Toddler's adorable alphabet goes viral

It's impossible not to share this little boy's excitement  about the alphabet.

Tot's nighttime waking saves family's life

Like all tired parents, Monique and Kyle Ruppel were looking forward to the day their 15-month-old daughter Celia would start sleeping through the night. 

Australian mum gives birth to quintuplets

An Australian mum who has shared the ups and downs of carrying quintuplets has welcomed her five babies into the world.

Dad of four girls faints at gender reveal for fifth baby

It was all too much excitement for this dad.

The simple way you can help your baby's language development

The way parents respond to their child's babbling can shape how their infants communicate.

Zika virus is 'spreading explosively': WHO

The World Health Organization announced that it will convene an emergency meeting about Zika.

National database recommended for child protection cases

Baby Ebony was repeatedly failed by the agencies tasked with her protection before her horrific death at the hands of her father, South Australia's deputy coroner says.

Hospitals put babies at risk by ignoring policy on elective caesareans

Thirty-eight weeks or 39? Non-medical factors are pushing women to have elective caesareans earlier than official guidelines - and hospitals are playing along.

Police help deliver baby on busy roadside

Two police officers delivered more than a traffic fine by the side of a busy Melbourne road yesterday.

1D's Louis Tomlinson shares first photo of baby

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson has posted the first picture of his baby boy, Freddie, on social media.



See Hi-5 LIVE in Melbourne!

Get your ticket to The Essential Baby & Toddler Show - register online now!

Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.