Finding Out Baby's Sex at 7 Weeks of Pregnancy?
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|Wed, 08-10-2011 - 8:43am|
Blood drawn from expectant mothers could offer parents an earlier sneak peek at their baby’s sex than methods currently used in the U.S., researchers said Tuesday.
The test may be particularly valuable for families that harbor sex-linked genetic disorders like hemophilia, they add.
But other researchers voiced concerns, saying it could be misused to terminate a pregnancy if the baby isn’t of the desired sex. The blood test is reliable as early as seven weeks into the pregnancy.
Controversial test reveals fetus' sex as early as 7 weeks-