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Name: Sommer
Status: Other
Grade:  Other
Location: OH
Country: United States
Date: July 2005


Question:
Hello, I am 13 weeks pregnant is it true that a female and male sex organs look exactly alike at this stage?



Replies:
By this time, you should be able to tell what sex your child is, if you were able to peer inside that is! Usually, outward sex begins to develop at 6 weeks. Of course, your child is determined to be a boy or girl at conception.

vanhoeck


It depends on what you mean by look alike. At 9 weeks, if you dissect an embryo, you can tell whether it was going to develop a uterus or testes.

Ron Baker, Ph.D.



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