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how far along at big U/S?
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ColleenK32 posted:
dh wants to wait to 20 weeks exactly. I want to do it sooner, but am afraid we wont be able to tell what we are having? How far along were you?
Colleen 27 DH 31  DD Lexi 5.  Expecting 2, Due Date 1/2.  Changed from yellow to green team!  
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charissahill responded:
i got mine @ 18 weeks. the u/s tech could clearly see the sex. it is recommended that you get one between 18 - 22 weeks. but there is no hurry. are you hoping for a boy or girl?
ME (20) DH (26). Expecting our DS 11/26/11. Its a Boy! (-;
 
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DeeMommy2Be responded:
Found out with all the of my kids before 14w. 2 are boys and this LO is a girl.
 
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missashley1010 responded:
I got to go in at 19 1/2 weeks and he was clearly a boy lol :)
 
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ReneeSP replied to missashley1010's response:
I was 18 wks 2 days and clearly a boy!
Renee (29), DH (31); 1st pregnancy after infertility - EDD 11/30/11
 
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sweets1988 replied to ReneeSP's response:
had my first Big U/S at 20 weeks 1 day with his pregnancy, and the bugger hid on us! so we will see next month at 25 weeks if we can see/sigh but with my daughter it was 19 weeks and she made it easy lol! butt right up against my tummy XD was too cute
Team yellow/green until the next Ultrasound! can't wait... rawr! lol
 
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Anmar22 responded:
My Dr. will not let me until exactly 20 weeks. I thought I would have it done at my 18 week appointment but she said I had to wait. Maybe it's for insurance purposes. Oh well, this Thursday is the big day, I can't wait!
 
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bcfrost816 replied to Anmar22's response:
With my oldest DD she was 17 weeks and got a great shot of her tushy with spread eagle legs, lol, clearly a girl. With DD #2 she was at 18 weeks and she did the same thing, spread her legs wide for all to see, lol.

Personally, I think the accuracy depends on how good the u/s tech is. I'm pretty sure that anywhere after 12 weeks the genitals are visible, but I'd feel more comfortable closer to 20 weeks.
Courtney (28) DH (30) DD Peyton 17 months; baby girl EDD 9/26/10


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