(Closed) Boys V.S Girls

posted 7 years ago in Babies
  • poll: Did you have a gender preference when it comes to babies? If so what was it?
    We wanted/want a girl : (22 votes)
    28 %
    We wanted/want a boy : (11 votes)
    14 %
    We wanted/want a baby, no preference on gender : (20 votes)
    25 %
    We wanted/want one girl and one boy! : (24 votes)
    30 %
    Other (explain please) : (3 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    5655 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I have a son from a previous relationship. This go round we’d like a boy at some point to carry on DH’s name, but with DS now 7 I think I need a break from the running, jumping, climbing boy and would like a girl. lol

    Post # 4
    870 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    We wanted a boy. There were two girls in the family when I got pregnant and my husband was the last male with his name. We got what we wanted and now there are 4 girls and my boy. My husband doesn’t want a girl at all. He doesn’t want to deal with the dating and hunting down the guy who hurts her and the whole period thing. He wants nothing but boys for us. 

    Post # 5
    927 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’ve always wanted boys, but of course I would be happy with a healthy baby, girl or boy.

    Post # 6
    7403 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    @bride21: My husband doesn’t want a girl at all. He doesn’t want to deal with the dating and hunting down the guy who hurts her

    Same here. We both defintely favor boys but I will welcome any blessing.

    Post # 7
    1434 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    I’d be over the moon happy for a boy but then again over the moon happy for a girl….heck: id be glad to just get pregnant soon!

    *I will say this much: I don’t want all 1 gender…if were lucky enought o have more than 1 child, I want a variety

    Post # 8
    7587 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    Darling Husband has a son from his first marriage, so we would like a girl this time around, but obviously we want a healthy baby and all that good stuff

    Post # 9
    1444 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    My Darling Husband really wants a girl.  I am TERRIFIED of having a baby girl, so I keep secretly hoping we’ll have a boy first (ok….just to be honest, I dealt with a lot of self-esteem issues & eating disorders in the past, so I am scared I’d have a girl who was just like me in that aspect…and I don’t wish that on anyone.)  We’d be prefectly happy with either, though.  We even have one boy and one girl name already picked out!

    Post # 10
    7771 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    No preference, I love them all!  🙂  It would be nice, however, not to have all girls (because I grew up with all females) but my friend is a mother of three girls and she LOVES it… so I would be happy and feel blessed no matter.

    Post # 11
    959 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2009

    We definitely want at least one of each, thus we have no preference on gender this go around as long as we get both! I will say, I’ll be much more desperate for a girl if we have all boys than vice versa, so I guess at some point, I do have a gender preference for a girl. But I want a boy too 🙂 I don’t think it is weird to want what you want, you don’t need to justify it!! 

    Post # 12
    5993 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2010

    def a boy for me if we ever have children – i cant imagine myself with a girl

    Post # 13
    2280 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    My sister once taught a boy who was one of six boys. Their mom was pregnant again, hoping for a girl, and she dressed the youngest in girl’s clothes. I’m one of four girls, and I have a little brother ten years younger than me who was a surprise.

    So, keeping that background in mind, I can’t help but not give a sh*t if my future children are boys or girls. My focus is on happy, healthy, well-loved children, not a certain gender equation! That kind of binary thinking can lead to serious resentment, disappointment, and a lack of acknowledgement for who your children are…not as a male or female sex, but as individuals who aren’t “repeat experiences.”

    Post # 14
    9824 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    I want 2 girls. I have a daughter, I feel like this baby is a boy though. I guess we’ll find out in a few weeks!

    Post # 15
    3982 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    We want atleast one girl and one boy. After that, doesn’t matter to me which gender pops out!

    Post # 16
    6892 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I always say I don’t care as long as it’s healthy and cute. Lol. I would PREFER a variety (one of each) but have no preference really.

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