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    Default Harmony Test NIPT Gender Correct?

    I had the Harmony Test done at 10+2. Last week everything came back good. However, I was advised that I am having a girl. After two boys all I want to do I shop! But I have read too many stories about the results being wrong for girls. I was wanting to hear from women who were told girl and had a girl (wondering if those whose tests were wrong were more likely to talk up, making it seem like the test has a high failure rate).

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    Told a girl and had a girl here That was a few years ago now so I'd like to think they keep improving!

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    I got told a boy and we had a boy this year. This was my third boy and I was so desperately hoping for a girl. I googled failures rates too, hoping they had mine wrong, but the 20 week scan confirmed it (and we wouldn't swap him for the world .... but I would have loved a pink one!). I do think the accuracy is pretty good now, but I'd wait until 20 weeks to go crazy with the shopping, just in case perhaps?

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    I have bought a few things but kept receipts. Convinced myself that I was past wanting a girl but that changed when I was given the results. Perhaps I shouldn't have asked for the gender if I wasn't going to trust it!

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    Got told a boy with 99.9% accuracy and had a boy.
    I was told the test is more likely to be wrong (although very unlikely) if you've previously had a boy as their DNA can stay for a while, and 'could' be picked up next time around. For example, you have a boy, pregnant again with a girl but harmony test picked up Y chromosome from previous, so test comes back as a boy. Although as I said, highly unlikely.

    I'd say you're having a girl and go crazy with the shopping. Science is so advanced these days isn't it.

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    Tests are pretty accurate...most accurate of all. You can wait till next scan and ask again.

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    I don't really understand how this one can be wrong when it's 99.9% percent accuracy. I mean.. obviously there is a tiny margin for error there but it's negligible. Ultrasounds are far less accurate.

    I was told girl with NIPT and got my girl

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    I was told boy with my NIPT - and had a boy x


 

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