If you read my last post, you’ll know that we recently had the 20-week scan for our unborn child – the scan where the midwives offer you the chance to know the sex of your unborn child. Well, at least SOME of them do – depending on the policy of your health authority, some don’t even allow you to ask – presumably to avoid any recriminations should they be wrong.
Anyway, just like with Robert, we opted to know the sex – and found out that we’re expecting another boy.
But a lot of people will leave the sex as a ‘surprise’ for baby’s birth…
In our opinion, this makes things a lot easier for us in the long run. We now know that we won’t need to buy too much extra clothing for the baby, as we’ve still got a tonne of hand-me-downs from Robert. Once the baby is out of the Moses basket, he’ll be able to happily share a room with his brother for many years to come. We’ve also only got half the amount of baby names to consider now, though that doesn’t seem to have made the process much easier to be honest!
In talking to other parents and future parents though, it seems clear that opinion is divided on whether to find out the sex of your unborn child before the birth, or whether to leave it as a nice surprise. So I thought I’d do a little poll, to find out what other parents think.
P.S. For those of you confused by the title of this post, have a listen to this song on YouTube…
2 thoughts on “Fatherhood²: On the baby’s knuckle or the baby’s knee…”
Never wanted to know because after miscarrying first baby – really, really didn’t care either way. x