It’s a BOY!!! We are so SHOCKED and EXCITED! At our last appointment (sonogram) I asked my doctor to guess on gender, she said it was really early and she couldn’t confirm anything but she thought we were having another girl! So to hear BOY when my doctor called with the results were pretty surprising! We took the new Materniti21 screening test at 13 weeks that also confirms gender, so we got the results over the phone. I think it’s pretty cool to find out this early now with a blood test. They didn’t have this when I was last pregnant just 2 years ago with my second.
I’m not sure why I was so convinced it was another girl, even before my doctor guessed at my appointment last week we were sorta thinking girl. So much so that even my gender announcement photo I took the photo a few weeks ago, before we even tested, I did with 3 pink balloons. I bought 3 pink balloons for this photo and only changed one of them to blue, along with the shoes, in Photoshop after. I was so convinced. Haha. I also made it easy for myself with the chalkboard and just left it blank and wrote in the text with a chalk font in Photoshop.
You can see the girl announcement photo below.
I guess it makes sense though now to me that it’s a BOY. With this one I started showing VERY early, like around 11 weeks early. I also got nausea starting Day 1. In fact, that was the reason I even tested. I also have had a lot of specific cravings this time around that I never had with my girls. I remember saying with my second that I didn’t even feel pregnant most of the time.
A BOY…. everyone tells me it’s a whole different ballgame but we are excited and up for the challenge. 🙂 My husband, although said he would be happy with a boy or girl, was completely ecstatic when I told him. He couldn’t wipe his smile off his face and kept saying – No…are you serious? A Boy??!?! And called his parents right away….
I’ve grown a little bit more since my last maternity selfie 🙂 I will attempt to take another one soon….let’s hope I just continue to get better at these “selfies”. 🙂