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Is it human or is it dancer?
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j4 From: j4 Date: November 15th, 2010 03:01 pm (UTC) (Link)
friends of ours had a girl after expecting a boy and the father was in shock for days

Goodness -- I can't imagine a slight difference in genitals being more of a shock than the enormous shock to the system of Actually Having A Baby! :-}

I can't actually think of anything that we'll do differently before birth as a result of knowing its sex, except choosing a name (& I'd more or less decided on a boy's name anyway so we'll have one in reserve if it turns out they did get it wrong). To be honest I can't think of many things where sex/gender will make a big difference for a good few years yet, but maybe that's just a failure of imagination on my part.

we'll probably see then

I certainly wouldn't've worked it out from just looking without someone else telling me what the different blobs were. :-} That was 20wks though -- maybe it's more obvious later?

Good luck with the scan tomorrow -- hope everything's going well whatever it turns out to be!
From: scat0324 Date: November 15th, 2010 05:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yeah well. It wasn't that we thought we would be in shock ourselves, just the (singular of data isn't) anecdote that the guesses could be wrong - the scans have improved in 4 years anyway!
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