Pregnancy news, 10/01/2018
This week, an American couple were filmed asking David Tennant to reveal their baby’s gender using well-known catchphrases from his days as Doctor Who.
They passed him an envelope and said, “It has the sex of our baby in!”
Clearly excited, Tennant tore open the envelope and was asked to repeat the word “allons-y” if the baby was a girl or “bad wolf” for a boy.
Watch the events ‘unfold’:
Finding out whether your baby is a boy or a girl is a really personal decision, so don't feel pressured either way.
Sometimes baby will be in an awkward position, making it difficult for the sonographer to find out the sex so try not to be too disappointed if this happens.
Find out more about scans during pregnancy
Gestational diabetes is one of the conditions that midwives will be looking out for during your normal appointment schedule. If you have it, it will be spotted through tests.
Even if you start getting antenatal care later in pregnancy most of the tests that check your own health can be started whenever you begin. Some of the tests on the baby however are time dependent.
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