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Oops! Was Your Gender Surprise Spoiled?

Everyone eventually finds out the sex of their baby, but some parents-to-be choose to know on a certain day (the 20-week ultrasounds or at the birth) or in a particular way (opening a sealed envelope of the info or cutting into the cake at a gender reveal party). But hospital workers are human, and even the most seasoned doctors and nurses slip up. Did you find out the sex of your baby by accident?

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ArmenA1380549182 ArmenA1380549182 3 years
It is a totally human like to slip up and ruin the surprise. Something a little off topic I ran across this wesbite on pinterest the other day. They claim that you can snap a photo and access your kids immunization records on my iPhone. I signed up for their waitlist Would save me so much time if that could actually happen.
Sundaydrive Sundaydrive 6 years
So I guess I'm a bit of an exception. My parents were told i was a boy, but ended up with a girl. So of course I had a blue baby's room.
schnappycat schnappycat 6 years
My comment made no sense. That is what I get for typing one handed while trying to feed a baby. LOL! Anyhow, I meant to say I paid out of pocket for a 3D u/s to confirm she was a girl. I was so paranoid she would be a boy and I was decorating pink. I had heard several stories of women having boys after they had been told a girl on u/s since there is more room for error with "girl parts." Needless to say, she is all girl! ;)
Livvy-P Livvy-P 6 years
I didn't find out with my first - my husband and I wanted it to be a surprise - but we both "knew" I was having a girl. With my 2nd, I found out at the 20 week anatomy scan that I was having a boy (again - not really a shock - we both had a feeling it was a boy). Now with #3, I found out at 16 weeks (at my amnio) that it is a girl - I had a feeling since I found out that it was a girl, but my husband thought we were having a boy. Woohoo!!
Rjs-baby-girl Rjs-baby-girl 6 years
Seriously a gender reveal party? Never heard of that lol! But any occasion is good for a party right!
schnappycat schnappycat 6 years
Starbucks, after I was told I was expecting a girl, I couldn't believe it and was doubting it since I had heard that same thing. So I worried the entire time I painted the nursery pink that she was really a boy. I even paid out of pocket for peace of mind. LOL! I agree with lickety. I never understood waiting, either. It's a surprise either way and knowing ahead of time allows for better planning and all of that.
starbucks2 starbucks2 6 years
I never could have waited. I was anxious to by gender specific stuff. A friend gave a a wrapped present for my baby's birthday next week and didn't tell me what's in it. I didn't make it 5 hours before opening it. Patience is not a virtue of mine! I'd be more interested in knowing how many people were suprised my their baby's gender because they were expecting the opposite. When we found out we were having a girl, so many people told us that it happend to soandso...
lickety-split lickety-split 6 years
We wanted to know all we could about each pregnancy. We found out the sex in each pregnancy as soon as we could. I never understood how it's less of a surprise when you find out in the doctors office as opposed to the delivery
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