Saturday, 24 August 2013

Gender reveal

Did you find out the sex of your baby? If so how did you do it?

I know gender revel parties are big on the other side of the pond and I thought the two ideas above were really cute.  
Cut into the cake to find out the sex...will it be pink or blue? Same idea with the box full of balloons...will they be pink or blue? Obviously you would ask the scanner to put the sex of the baby into an envelope and give to the baker or balloon person to use the appropriate colour
My husband and I really wanted to find the sex of our baby out but did not like the idea of being told by someone we only just met in a very clinical environment.  We had been in too many clinical environments.
SO we decided to ask the scanner (not technical term) to find out the gender and not tell us.  Instead we asked her to circle either boy or girl on a piece of paper and put it inside an envelope.
This was obviously the first time anyone had ever asked her to do this as she was shocked but agreed to do it.
So following the very short and impersonal scan my hubby and I headed to Rumsey's Chocolate Shop in Wendover to find out the sex of our little bubba!

How did you find out the sex of your baby?


  1. My sister told me, as he was born! We decided we wanted it to be a surprise to asked the sonographer not to tell us and just waited until he was born. My sister was there at the birth and as Mr B was holding my hand she was the first to see him and she shouted 'it's a boy!' and cried. I think if I had another I might do the balloon and cake thing though, it sounds like a sweet idea and what's not to love about cake? I like your personal take on finding out too.

    1. AWWW THAT is a SUPER special way to find out!!!
      What a fantastic memory! Yes..ANY excuse for a cake and I am in!