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#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?

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#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 HeroOfCanton

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

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