(Closed) Did you / Will you / Would you wait until the birth to find out your baby’s sex?

posted 7 years ago in Babies
  • poll: Would you wait until your baby was born to find out the sex?
    I would want to know asap! : (111 votes)
    58 %
    I would want it to be a surprise! : (56 votes)
    29 %
    Undecided! : (25 votes)
    13 %
  • Post # 3
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    5921 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    We are waiting a few years to try, but I think we would both want to know as soon as possible πŸ™‚ Patience is a virtue that I never learned.

    Post # 4
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    3257 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I know a lot of people would disagree, but I like the idea of a surprise!! πŸ™‚

    Post # 5
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    61 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I couldn’t wait when I had my son. I do, however, love the idea I read the other day about having the doctor/ultrasound tech write the sex down in an enveope and seal it. You then would give it to the cake decorator that’s doind your baby shower and have them color the inside of the cake pink or blue. When you cut into it at the shower, you would know the sex of the baby!

    Post # 6
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    169 posts
    Blushing bee

    My mom chose to wait for the surprise with all three of her pregnancies. Everyone desperately wanted me to be a boy but well… :p

    I am a Type-A over-planner so I would HAVE to find out the sex of the baby or I would drive myself crazy. I would probably create two entirely different nurseries so I could be prepared in either case, haha.

    Post # 8
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    1892 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I always thought I would want to wait and be surprised, but when we found out I was pregnant Darling Husband asked if we were going to find out the sex. I said I wanted to wait and he said he’d rather find out so we “get the right stuff”. He had a valid point…a few months later we found out we are having a boy!

    By The Way I didn’t need to be an ultrasound tech to tell it was a boy! I could tell as soon as she started the ultrasound that there was a little man in there. Some things are just obvious sometimes, if you know what I mean. πŸ™‚

    Post # 9
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    61 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    @pansyshell: lol. True. The tech told us it was a boy, but never got a pic and I never saw it, as my little one was all over the place. I actually paid to get another one so I could be sure! πŸ™‚

    Post # 10
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    10288 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    No way, Jose! I am a planner and I will NEED to know what we’re having. 

    Post # 11
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    149 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I like the thought, but would not be able to wait until delivery!! I love the idea of having the doctor write the sex down and come up with a creative way to reveal it in front of family or friends, but I think I would still be too impatient for this. If we had the gender color baked in the cake, I would be poking it on the car ride to the shower!

    Post # 12
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    4038 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I know that there’s a 50/50 shot for either sex, but there hasn’t been a girl born into my husband’s family in 76 years, so I’m not holding my breath for a girl. That said, on the off-chance that we might have a girl (TTC now), I’d want to know as soon as humanly possible. I couldn’t stand the anticipation of not knowing. 

    Post # 13
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    1892 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    @srearley: Oh wow! I had my first u/s kinda late so we were able to tell then (we didn’t get a picture of his “stuff” since it was an u/s for dating purposes, but umm you could so tell). We go next week for my 20 week (well 21) u/s so we will get to see again if he’s still a boy! lol Hopefully we get some more pictures.

    Post # 14
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    546 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I’ve been thinking about this more and more.  And I think I really like the idea of a surprise.  I understand why people want to know, not everyone likes the surprise of it.  But, I don’t see why people feel like they have to know.  I think it’s easy to be prepared for whichever.  Pick some boy names, pick some girl names.  And I personally don’t want to be surrounded in pink everything if I am having a girl.  I kind of hate that stuff has to be one color or the other.  Who knows what I’ll want when I am actually pregnant…but there aren’t many surprises in life and it just seems like a fun thing to find out in the moment.

    Post # 15
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    311 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2008

    We just went for my 19 week ultrasound, but didn’t find out.  I’m excited for the surprise and don’t really feel like I need to know now.  As the tech walked us out, she did say “I know the baby’s sex if you change your mind.”  It’s tempting, but I think it’ll be worth the wait.

    Post # 16
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    3314 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I would want to know asap!  I like to know things and I really like to know things that help me plan, so there is no way I’d way for a whole 9 months without finding out!!

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