Oh man this was my biggest fear after getting the NIPT gender results. So what about the risk of miscarriage from the CVS or Amnio tests? All contents copyright © BabyCenter, L.L.C. NIPT was wrong . well, ultrasound today confirmed girl. Tagged: prenatalgenetics, prenatal testing, NIPT, NIPS, genetic testing, geneticcounseling, findgenetics. 4 Don't assume one is right over the other. We go back in two weeks to confirm but she says she has proven the testing wrong before. Two weeks seems like forever from now. NIPT Got The Gender of my Baby Wrong - Mommy in Waiting. How else would there be y chromosomes in the blood work? I’m not sure what brand/company NIPT you had done. I'd hold off on buying pink or blue. I would believe the te... Do you have an image? Also, this test doesn’t look for all possible genetic changes (really, there is no one test that does). BabyCenter is committed to providing the most helpful and trustworthy pregnancy and parenting information in the world. That’s my thought too. It is also non-invasive, meaning there’s no risk to the baby since it’s just a blood test on mom. My boy was very boyish on the 12 week ultrasound & my daughter was for sure a girl @ 12 weeks! But it is not unlikely that for some women, the odds of a positive CVS test being wrong could be one in four. NIPT Got The Gender of my Baby Wrong - Mommy in Waiting. I went in to do an anatomy scan at 19.5 weeks and because baby wasn’t being cooperative, they wanted me to come back for the rest of the measurements. If you are referring to the ultrasound and blood work test, then I believe the gender could be read wrong, especially so early. October 2019. If you really want reassurance I would get a 3D ultrasound. The second immediate thought that just about every pregnant woman thinks about is "what am I having?" True, this test is a safe test in that it is not invasive (just a blood test) and does not pose a risk to the baby. I just started googling it and I guess it’s more common for it to be wrong then I thought. ELLIELOUEFF Thu 30-Jul-20 19:48:26. The second immediate thought that just about every pregnant woman thinks about is “what am I having?” Nipt is far more accurate (I believe 99%) however, human error plays a roll.. it is possible the person reporting the final blood results could have marked the wrong sex. The #1 app for tracking pregnancy and baby growth. I didn’t get a shot from between the legs. ... February 2019 BFP #3 TW ended in CP March 2020 BFP #4 - TW ended in CP August 2020. FiND Genetics, Telephone Genetic Counseling,, Anywhere. If you’re looking to get more answers and clarity on NIPT testing, schedule a telephone session with us where we can listen to your concerns and give you personalized, professional answers and guidance. There’s really no right or wrong answer in how to best approach testing. At 14 weeks NIPT is way more reliable than ultrasound. This product is matched to user comments in this post. What’s super important to remember is that for us to confirm these results we absolutely need to do additional testing referred to as diagnostic testing. So bottom line, NIPT is a great test that can give you really useful information, but isn’t 100% accurate and cannot look at all genetic changes. We were finally pregnant! I understand how the at-home sneak peek tests that are finger sticks can be contaminated. Because it can look at the X and Y chromosomes which make up the baby’s sex, the test is often referred to in many social circles as the “gender test”. It is nearly impossible for that to be wrong. I would believe the blood test over anything unless it was the actual anatomy scan. I think I'd trust that over an ultrasound too. I think I'd trus... That’s my thought too. Report 1 Reply. However, it is inaccurate to think of it as a replacement test for a CVS or amniocentesis. Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is an optional blood test you can do in your first trimester (anytime after week 10) that looks for chromosomal abnormalities in baby, like Down syndrome, trisomy 18 and trisomy 13. Studies have indicated that 2-3% of people will receive a diagnosis via CVS/Amnio that would have been missed on the blood test. If however, you understand that NIPT gives you info on some, but not all chromosomes and are at ease with this information, then by all means go ahead and get your blood drawn! I will be 14 weeks tomorrow. There are a couple reasons for this. I had the NIPT test done at 12.5 weeks as I had a higher chance of downs so we wanted to be able to prepare if so! You are passing a message to a BabyCenter staff member. 14 weeks is usually a pretty good time frame to see gen... Only files 8MB or smaller of the following types are supported: JPEG, PNG, GIF. There’s really no right or wrong answer in how to best approach testing. How else would there be y chromosomes in the blood work? What’s key to remember is that this test isn’t looking for ALL chromosome problems that could occur, just the few that are most likely to occur. Honestly, I’ll be pretty sad if the test was wrong. Your doctor or midwife may have talked to you about the non-invasive prenatal test or screen (NIPT/NIPS).