That’s been the BIG question over here. Do we find out this baby’s gender, or should we be surprised?
Faithful readers may remember that when I was pregnant with Hudson, we opted to find out the gender. In my mind at the time there was just NO WAY I could not find out. I was an anxious and nervous mama-to-be and wanted to get the nursery decorating done…and wanted to get my shop on and buy ALL THE CUTE BABY CLOTHES. So when we found out we were having a boy during the anatomy ultrasound scan, we were super excited!
When I was pregnant with Sadie, Jon and I both decided that it would be fun to not find out the gender until the baby was born. And it was SO fun. But so hard too. Decorating the nursery and picking out baby names was tough. We went in to the delivery room with 5 boy names and 5 girl names….it was hard! But it was so exciting at the same time. You can see Sadie’s gender neutral nursery here. I love how it turned out. And you can read about how exciting it was to meet our baby GIRL here.
So with baby #3, I just assumed we would wait to find out again. But it turns out Jon had different plans. As much as we both loved being surprised, he preferred knowing in advance. And I preferred not knowing.
So….what to do???
Jon said he could find out and I could be surprised. Simple. But not really. It took a lot of resolve to not peak during that gender ultrasound scan with baby #2. And without each other I don’t think we could have done it.
Also, if you know Jon, you know there is a big problem with his idea. He will either 1. tease me to death and drive me crazy with slip ups of “it’s a boy”, or “no, it’s a girl.” Or he will 2. actually slip up. or 3. tell someone else because he can’t keep a secret. And that’s just not happening.
So…..needless to say, we are finding out the gender this time! And I’m SO excited. My ultrasound is next week and we plan to do the whole be-suprised-by-a-cake thing this time around.
So what are your guesses? I keep going back and forth….yesterday I was team girl but today I’m team boy. So we’ll see!!!