Blood work said my child was a different ethnicity: Has this happened to anyone else?

So I had blood work done to determine the gender of our child. Well my question is, does anyone know how accurate this is from experience? My results are saying girl but with a Y chromosome, and then they did an ethnicity test, and it says our child is mostly Asian and Mexican, which my husband and I are not (husband is African-American and Caucasian, and I’m just Caucasian). And no, I didn’t cheat on my husband, I’m a SAHM who doesn’t go anywhere, and he works from home. I already messaged my doctor about my results, and all they said is it’s just worded confusingly.

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Doesn’t sound right!

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Maybe should be… lacking y chromosome and lacking all Asian and Mexican ethnicity?? :woman_shrugging::woman_shrugging:

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That don’t sound right at all! Idk how a blood test can be wrong! Not saying you cheated but not sure I see another explanation?

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There’s a small chance the test is wrong. Those tests can be wrong. It’s not uncommon.

There’s a small chance that either you or your husband have an extensive ethnic background too! You could have Asian or Mexican relatives and not know it. You should do a 21 and me test or something.

I’ve heard stories of white parents having African American babies and not knowing that their blood line carries that ethnicity. It’s rare but it happens :woman_shrugging:

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Maybe blood get label with wrong name. :woman_shrugging:

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If your doing the blood test for gender they maybe mixing up your ethnicity. As the mothers DNA is blended more into the genetics than the dads. If that makes sense

Maybe one of you are not all Caucasian, also native American blood shows as Asian

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I just googled and it says most women have xx but there are females with xy

It could be from on of y’all ancestors.
For instance I’m what u who call white but my ancestors was Indian, Mexican, German, English and Irish. So a little of all is in me plus my little ones. So it could be possible. If y’all haven’t had y’all DNA test to see where y’all actually have.

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I don’t have much of an answer but what if you do one of those ancestry DNA tests and see if either of you have ancestry that is unknown to you.

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Sounds like they mixed up your results

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No, we didn’t have any issues. However, it’s possible they mixed up the blood work with someone else’s. Lab mixups do happen. If you are questioning it, contact your doctors office and ask them to recheck since it doesn’t seem right .

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I feel like you’re probably reading your results wrong. The Y interpretation is if there is a Y chromosome or not. We just had ours done for our 8th child, 15th pregnancy. The results (I can’t view my full results right now for some reason) also mention different things about Hispanic/non Hispanic, African American/non African American. But it’s testing for certain genetic abnormalities that are more typical of those ethnicities. It doesn’t mean that your child is those ethnicities. It’s checking for chromosomal abnormalities, not ethnicities. I’ve had to have these tests done every pregnancy due to having multiple losses and having lost babies to turners syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities. We have had genetic/chromosomal markers for things typical found in African American decent, but our children are Hispanic (my husband) and Finnish, native and Russian (me). None of my kids turned out to be African American (I have never cheated so there was no possibility anyways). But it is definitely not testing babies ethic background. The tests are looking for genetic markers and chromosomal abnormalities/markers. Your doctor should have explained this all to you.

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If either of you have those races as ancestors this could very well be possible.

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Maybe you have some Mexican and asian that you don’t know about.

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Auntie is right. They don’t test for ethnicity. They test for all issues related to these ethnicities. Sounds like you are reading it wrong.

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Perhaps one of you is adopted and don’t know it or yours/his dad is not y’all’s bio-dad??? I personally would have them check again…

Its prob more to do with relatives then and maybe your background or your partners that u dnt know about

Have u done a test on yourself and your husband? Maybe you aren’t what u think u are

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