(Closed) Gender mistakes?!

posted 7 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 32
1530 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

My Mother-In-Law was told almost 30 years ago that she was having a boy – ended up being a girl and she was born on April Fools Day!  No one believed them when they said the baby was actually a girl!

Post # 33
985 posts
Busy bee

@eecuadrado:  I was supposed to be a boy. However its important to add that the tech was about 85% sure and leaned towards me being a boy. she told my parents something along the lines of either its a boy or her thumb is right there in between her legs. I was supposed to be named a junior after my dad and my parents had no girls names (i was their first). So I ended up being named after the designer of one of the nurses shirts with a fairly common name so it worked out.

also, being that the tech was only 85% my parents and everyone only bought me gender neutral clothes so I didnt have a bunch of blue stuff to wear when i came out the womb, i was in a bunch of pale yellows and greens. and everyone (strangers) mistaked me for a boy because I had no hair

Post # 36
11736 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

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@eecuadrado:  If our girl turns out to be a boy he’s going to be quite the princess lol!  The more pink I buy the more I worry lol. I know about 15 people having babies right now, and only 1 other person is having a girl though so I feel more confident that the odds are in my favor that she is in fact a girl.

DH (jokingly) said he’d be sad if she ends up being a boy because he thinks that would mean he had small manhood haha.

Post # 38
408 posts
Helper bee

See, I really personally like the color blue and don’t like pink at all. I would dress a girl in blues, purples, greens (esp if she gets my eyes) whatever. I’m going to be so confusing to the neighbors. They don’t know or care as infants. I was in all kinds of outfits as a baby. Lots of plain onsies though. IDK. I’m more worried about like 5-18 their gender being a way bigger deal. IE girls IMO are harder in some ways and easier in others. Can’t do anything now, except wait and see. And think of postives for both.  

Post # 39
13365 posts
Honey Beekeeper

They told me I was having a boy when it was a girl.  One of the top OB practices in a major city.  But > 10 years ago.  

Post # 40
2492 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

My sister was supposed to be a Kyle, lol. My Mum was told all through her pregnancy that she was expecting a boy… bought boy clothes, painted the nursery blue, etc…

Post # 41
522 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

I was on Facebook about three months ago and saw pictures of a friend’s new son. I was REALLY confused, because everything had been girl, girl, girl with her. Yep, she didn’t find out her son was male until she gave birth to him.

Post # 42
3668 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

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@kes18:  Thats what I have always heard. People don’t normally mess up on girls but they mess up on boys. If its a boy then it is a boy but if its a girl, it’s a boy. lol 

Post # 43
681 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

I had my current u/s at 18 weeks and the tech said she was “pretty sure” it is a girl. I was scheduled for another more detailed ultrasound for last week but its been pushed back two weeks 🙁 I’m so eager to buy some girl clothes but I will wait in case the tech was mistaken

Post # 44
12244 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

I know my aunt was told her kid was a boy, and Audrey is a girl!

But my birth class lady says she’s only heard of it happening once in the last 5 years!

Post # 45
8880 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

I think there’s always going to be stories because nobody is perfect, human error. These days technology is better but of course never 100% perfect.

I still worry sometimes but I’ve had 4 different techs say girl. If they’re wrong, I’ll shoot them all 🙂 Haha.

Post # 46
1138 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I’ve now had 3 ultrasounds, two of which were several hours each. I assume all those techs agreed it was a girl, since no one was correcting us as we referred to “her” after the first one! 

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