To get in the spirit, before Ginger announced her news, three other couples found out what genders their babies would be. Gender reveal parties are all the latest rage. I had my babies in and , so quite a long time ago. Back then, though, yes, you could find out the gender during the week ultrasound. The first time around, my husband wanted to keep it a surprise, but I wanted to find out.
Would you want to find out the sex of your unborn child?
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As the big day drew near for both of my sons' births, I was going nuts with anticipation and excitement. Excitement about adding to our family and becoming a dad, for sure, but also because I was finally going to get the answer to a very important question -- are we having a boy or a girl? Yup, that's right. We didn't find out. That's a decision that has drawn some mixed reactions and opinions to say the least, but it's one my wife and I stand behind percent. I didn't always feel this way. In fact, it was the cause of much marital strife six years ago when we had our first child, because I wanted to know the sex and my wife didn't.
Well, here are 9 good reasons NOT to find out the sex of your baby at your week scan. Or if you crave sour foods it must be a boy sweet for a girl. All complete tosh. But hugely fun to speculate about.
Goodman, lifestyle editor at Zulily. Plus, those gender-neutral options can be used down the road for new siblings. Going shopping with baby to get your fix of blue or pink is also something to look forward to.