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Sex of baby....

Posted by on Jan. 18, 2010 at 10:30 PM
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Did you find out the sex of your little ones? Why did you make your choice?  Would you find out with future babies?

I found out with my son because I wanted to be as prepared as I could and I knew I woud have a baby shower. I really didn't want to have all yellow and green. When I get prego again I want to be surprised. I think it would be exciting to have the surpise when he or she is born. Also I think it would be fun to drive everyone else crazy lol.

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by on Jan. 18, 2010 at 10:30 PM
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by on Jan. 18, 2010 at 10:34 PM

I found out the sex of my daughter beforehand. With the next one, I am not really sure. I want to know because like you, I want to be as prepared as possible, but on the other hand, I kind of don't want to know because I really would like a nice surprise. I think I could do neutral things without having yellow or green! I would do cream colors and maybe something else in the mis, but no greens yellows or blues (at least not til the baby came and then I could start adding more colors to match the sex!)

by on Jan. 18, 2010 at 10:37 PM

of course i wanted to knw with my first; boy  so thn of course i wanted to know with the second; girl i decided to be surpised with the third since i had one of each and then the dr. slipped (oops);boy  then my daughter got older and wanted a sister so with the fourth one we had to find out for her; another boy.  finally with the fifth we did the ultrasound to find the sex for my first dd and it said ;boy, but to me it just didn't feel right 2 months later i did a 3d ultrasound and it turned out it was actually a girl.  my first dd got her baby sister everyone has a brother and now we are done

by on Jan. 18, 2010 at 10:37 PM

I found out because I also wanted to be prepared.  I didn't really believe the lady who did the sonogram though because I found out kind of early at 18 weeks, plus Audrey kept hiding her privates, so I thought maybe the lady had missed something.

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by on Jan. 19, 2010 at 9:23 AM


by on Jan. 19, 2010 at 9:42 AM

I found out with my twin boys because I didn't even know I was having twins until 21wks, and I couldn't take anymore surprises. lol

With my DD I found out also. We orginally declined to find out her gender at the 'big u/s' because I was getting so much pressure from family to have a girl. I was getting really stressed with the comments even strangers were constantly saying they bet I wish this baby was a girl. We were TTC for 15 months so I didn't care - I just wanted this one to be a single baby. lol DH, and I both guessed she was a girl just from feelings we were having. A few weeks later I went for an elective u/s, and found out for sure she was a girl.

We don't plan on having anymore children, but if we do I'm not sure if we'll find out the gender before s/he arrives.

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by on Jan. 19, 2010 at 9:44 AM

 I did find out. I found out because there is just no one that I could go the rest of my pregnancy not knowing. It was hard enough to go the 20 weeks. lol. I am going to find out with the rest of my children too. I just feel that not only am I impatient but I also want to be able to buy stuff that isn't just neutral colors..

by on Jan. 19, 2010 at 9:46 AM

 I had 4 us trying to get all the measurements and see what sex she was... she was breach and would not move. I will find out again the next time. It was nice being able to have her room all set up with pretty pink and all girly.

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by on Jan. 19, 2010 at 9:47 AM

With my first child they wouldn't tell me. But I found out with all of the next 3. I am a control freak and I like to be organized and prepared. I will find out with this one too.

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by on Jan. 19, 2010 at 9:52 AM

I have 3 boy's and each time I just had to know lol ,But when we try again and I am really hoping for a  girl I think it would be really fun to wait but I don't know if I have the patience or not .And if I did manage to wait I would take two outfits to the hospital 1 for a girl and 1 for a boy and I would have all the essentials already than after we left the hospital I would have a baby shower .

by on Jan. 19, 2010 at 10:03 AM

When I was pregnant with my first baby I thought I wanted to be surprised but when I went in for the ultrasound I don't know where it came from but when she asked did I want to know I just said yes. I was told I was having a girl. Well I ended up developing preeclampsia and about 2 months before the due date I was ordered to have another ultrasound. That was when it was pretty clear that he was not a she! :) It took me some time to adjust because I had already bought some cute dresses and had a name picked out and everything. I've had 2 more boys since then and decided I had to know with both of them because I now only have boy clothes so if I had a girl I would need all new clothes. We are going to try again for a girl when my hubby gets home from deployment in 11 days! :)

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