(Closed) When did you announce if you were having a boy/girl?

posted 6 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: How far along in your pregnancy did you announce you were having a boy/girl?
    1-3 months : (0 votes)
    4 months : (4 votes)
    10 %
    5 months : (14 votes)
    35 %
    6 months : (1 votes)
    3 %
    7 months : (0 votes)
    8 months : (0 votes)
    9 months : (0 votes)
    We didn't find out so it was a surprise for everyone. : (10 votes)
    25 %
    We found out but chose not to tell anyone. : (2 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 3
    2638 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2006

    We are hoping to find out right before Christmas when I am just shy of 20 weeks . . . and we would tell our families then. So, around 4.5 months.

    Post # 4
    7904 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    We decided to wait. If we had found out the gender, we would’ve announced immediately. I don’t know that I’d be able to keep that secret, especially with family wanting to buy things.

    Post # 5
    868 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    We kind of found out at an ultrasound we had at 14W3D, but still wait to wait until our anatomy scan at 20 weeks.  We’ll announce it to everyone shortly after that!  

    Post # 6
    6998 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    We told people when we found out at 20 weeks. I never really did an official announcement though but our families and closest friends know.

    Post # 7
    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    When Darling Husband and I have kids, I would really like to wait and do a reveal at a baby shower (so we’ll know from 20 weeks but others won’t find out until the shower).  But I don’t think Darling Husband will go for it.

    Post # 8
    349 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    We told everyone as soon as we found out. Our first baby was a girl and I was so excited, I couldn’t keep it in. Baby number two was a boy and that was just so perfect, FH was over the moon about having a son so there was no way we could have kept that a secret!

    We didn’t tell our midwives though, they wanted to be surprised, which was really fun.

    Post # 9
    1245 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    We found out at 20 weeks too, and though we didn’t make an official announcement to anyone besides our parents & siblings, both our moms blabbered the news.

    Post # 10
    462 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    I found out at 16 weeks and immediately told everyone. I held the pregnancy announcement for a looooong time so I figured I didn’t eally need to wait on the gender announcement lol 

    Post # 11
    4803 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    We are planning on finding out when we have our 20 week ultrasound, which will be just before Christmas, so since we’ll be getting together with the whole family we’re planning on announcing it then. I’ve seen two super cute ideas, trying to decide which one to use…I’m typically in charge of dessert, so I might dye the inside of the cake blue or pink, frost it white, and let our parents cut it. Or another cute idea was since obviously there willbe presents, to put pink or blue helium-filled balloons in a wrapped box so when it is opened the balloons will fly up!

    Post # 12
    484 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    We announced that we were having a baby girl at my 19 week anatomy scan – so just over 2 weeks ago! We made facebook posts to let the world know 🙂

    Post # 13
    7152 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2010

    We find out on October 16, our 2 year Anniversary. We are having a Gender Reveal/House Warming Party on the 20th. That would put me at 19 weeks.

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