Most doctors schedule an ultrasound at around 18 to 21 weeks, but the sex may be determined by ultrasound as early as 14 weeks . Its not always 100 percent accurate, though. Your baby might be in an awkward position, which makes it difficult to clearly see the genitals.
Can a sonographer tell gender at 12 weeks?
The earliest time we can assess the babys sex is at 12 weeks gestation/pregnancy: We can tell the sex of the baby at the 12 week scan by assessing the direction of the nub. This is something that can be identified on babies at this stage and if it points vertically then it is likely to be a boy.
How much weight do you gain at 17 weeks pregnant?
You may have gained about 5 to 10 pounds by now. Its normal to gain about 1 to 2 pounds per week in the second trimester. Sudden or excessive weight gain could be a sign of a problem though, so talk to your OB if its higher than that. Stretch marks.
How does a 17 week pregnant belly feel?
At week 17, you may be developing a dark streak down the middle of the stomach. This is a normal change in pigmentation as the abdomen expands to accommodate the growing fetus. You will start to feel the fetus moving for the first time at around 17 weeks, and you may even start to see these movements.