Why Do Parents Prefer to Know the Fetal Sex as Part of Invasive Prenatal Testing?
Reasons for wanting to know the fetal sex. The reasons that scored the highest percentage for being (very) important were curiosity (77.8%), “just want to know” (68.0%), and “because it is possible” (66.8%). Most (very) unimportant factors for wanting to know the fetal sex were the aspect of sex preference (81.1%), for preparing older siblings (73.5%) and for emotional attachment to the child (72.2%).
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