Wednesday, October 31, 2007

My gender prediction

OK, I have two other friends having babies. I know about theirs (due April and May, just about a month apart). My guess is a boy for the April baby, a girl for the May baby and (drumroll please)...

A boy for our baby. At first, when I would think of our little bean (yankee bean to be more specific), I would imagine it as a boy while I was pregnant and when it's outside as a girl. Weird, I know but that's just what I would day dream about. Now, I have a feeling it's a boy. Don't know why.

I don't really trust the instinct, though. We'll see. When my Mom was pregnant with me, she worked at the VA hospital (read: hospital for vets, which tend to be old men) and she had 5 sonograms (hot, new technology, lemme tell ya!) and apparently the tech's weren't all that great. All 5 sonograms showed me being a boy. I'm pregnant now, so you can see how that poses a problem. I grew up with a Tom Sawyer nursery and I only had one pink dress in my first 3 months of life.

When my mom finally gave birth, he announced "Congratulations, it's a girl!" My dad dropped his jaw and picked up my leg to take a gander for himself. There I was, ALL GIRL. I think I probably had the umbilical cord tied in a knot (maybe a precursor to the knitting?)

So anyway, I know that's what my husband wants. I would take either. I would actually like one of each, he wants two boys. I want him to know what it feels like to be wrapped around our daughter's finger.

In any case, stay tuned! We won't find out until mid to late January. (Yes, I calculated! Remember, I'm a type A!)



1 comment:

Anonymous said...

we too wanted to have a boy first and had a girl. then i heard that if you had sex late in the cycle (boys are stronger but slow swimmers) they had a better chance of hitting the egg first - making a boy. that's how we had our son. i timed it down to hours.