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How to Reveal Your Pregnancy to Your Own Mother

How Did You Reveal Your Pregnancy to Your Mom?

Pregnancy is one of the hardest secrets to keep and picking the perfect way to reveal your news to your partner, family, and friends is both thrilling and overwhelming. You are going to have a baby, after all! Forty-eight percent of LilSugar readers opted to spread the news in person, but that's not always possible (particularly in the age of online announcements).

In honor of Mother's Day, we want to know how you revealed your baby news to your own mother or mother figure. Did you keep your lips locked until the doctor gave you the go-ahead, or share the news with her early? And how did you deliver the message?

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trtlvr trtlvr 6 years
First of all, I am crying reading these other comments! I love it! We battled infertility for close to 5 years, and ended up having to do IVF. At first, I wanted to keep the whole thing a secret, but going through the process was very emotional, so I couldn't. Everyone knew the day that we got the blood test results back, so they knew to expect a call either way. Luckily, it took the first time so there were lots of super happy phone calls and hugs and tears! Then the next question was, how many?! Which got answered two weeks later...TWO! For our BIG surprise, we did a gender reveal on Christmas Eve. Everyone took bets on what they were (two girls). So that was really fun! Have a great Mother's Day everyone!
kristino17 kristino17 6 years
We revealed on Mother's Day of last year! In each of our Mother's cards we included ultrasound photos. It was perfect as we were exactly 12 weeks :) Such a happy day!!!
Rebecca-M-Gruber Rebecca-M-Gruber 6 years
My due date with my first tot was right around my mom's birthday. I called them and asked them what they had planned for my mom's big day, to which they responded nothing (it was 7 months away). I asked them if they wanted to become grandparents that day and was met with total silence and then tears!
KWM KWM 6 years
I made my parents a video of photos from a recent vacation and revealed the surprise at the end. They had to watch it again to really get it. So fun!
Graze-With-Me Graze-With-Me 6 years
I found out on New Years day (1-1-11) and since I'm a nerd for number sequences I sent my parents a picture frame on 1-11-11 that said "Grandkids" and included a photo of the digital tests and another of them dancing in the aisle on my wedding day. My dad texted me when he got it because he was too choked up to speak!
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