Some claim that the process has a 97 percent accuracy rate on internet discussion boards. Supporters mention research that made extensive use of ultrasounds. The idea’s creator, Dr. Saam Ramzi Ismail, did not publish his research in a peer-reviewed journal, hence the work has not undergone peer review.
No significant medical organizations endorse the Ramzi theory, and a 2010 study that was published in a peer-reviewed journal disproves the notion that placental location is correlated with sex.
What is the Ramzi theory?
As early as six weeks into pregnancy, ultrasound images can be used to determine a baby’s sex, according to the Ramzi theory, often known as Ramzi’s approach. There is no evidence to support its efficacy, and mainstream experts disapprove of it.
The likelihood that this method can properly predict the sex of your unborn child is around 50/50, which isn’t much better than guessing. However, some expectant mothers still want to give it a shot for fun.
According to the theory, the gender of your unborn kid can be determined by the exact location of your developing placenta.
The idea holds that if the placenta forms on the right side of the uterus, the baby will most likely be male.
When Doesn’t The Ramzi Theory Work?
Finding the placenta could be much more difficult if you are carrying twins or a large number of fetuses. The results in these circumstances might not be trustworthy.
Some experts believe that the Ramzi theory may not be entirely accurate. Contrary to popular perception, there is only a 50% likelihood of making a correct prediction depending on which side the placenta is developing.
Because every expectant mother holds her baby differently and because every baby develops at a different rate, images might not be realistic.
Since a baby’s growth at 8 weeks and 3 days may actually be the same as another baby’s development at 7 weeks and 6 days, it is difficult to make an accurate diagnosis. The main idea states that you will have a girl if your placenta is on your right side and a male if it is on your left. However, no scientific evidence exists to corroborate this, thus it is incredibly doubtful that this is the case.
Pregnancy is a waiting game. Waiting to find out the baby’s gender, physical condition, and other pregnancy facts can be quite stressful. People have historically relied on dubious folk techniques to determine the biological sex of fetuses. The Ramzi approach claims to be founded on science, although there is no evidence to support this.
If you wish to learn the sex of your baby early on, ask your doctor about NIPT. It might also be possible to schedule an ultrasound early in the second trimester to confirm the results. However, for any other pregnancy concerns like unusual egg white discharge, speak with the healthcare practitioner immediately.