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Just had 20 week scan which showed a girl after having two boys!

(38 Posts)
Katydive Wed 06-Feb-13 20:02:14

Can't believe that they told me it was a girl today! Didn't want to get my hopes up but really was hoping for a girl. Convinced after two boys that it would be a hat trick, but no! So chuffed I'll have a daughter to complete the family unit. For all those in a similar situation with similar posts, it can and does happen!

Creamtea1 Wed 06-Feb-13 20:06:25

Make sure you get a second look if you can - I got told ds2 was definetly a girl..the consultant insisted he'd never been wrong in 15 years..lo and behold an extra scan a few weeks later showed she was clearly a he!

PuffPants Wed 06-Feb-13 20:12:59

Do you think a family unit is not complete without a child of each gender? I don't understand what the point of the thread is...you want congratulations on the gender of your child? Oh well done you. confused

almostanotherday Wed 06-Feb-13 20:18:01

Don't call her Gilbert smile

Ilovemydogandmydoglovesme Wed 06-Feb-13 20:24:50

I think PuffPants that the clue was in the op. She was hoping for a girl. Glad you're pleased Katy. smile

Katydive Wed 06-Feb-13 20:26:16

Thanks for the negative comment PuffPants and for trying seemingly to spoil my joy. I don't believe at all that you need either sex to complete a family unit, but it completes mine personally (I lost a much longed for daughter) Not that I should need to explain it. I hardly ever post on here these days and it's people like you that spoil it for everyone, if you can't say anything nice after all...

No almostanotherday, I won't!! Shame though was a good name!

TinkyPeet Wed 06-Feb-13 20:30:29

Puffpants, was there really any need? You could have just ignored the thread if it didn't meet your standards, or whatever the reason behind the needless negativity was.....
Congratulations Katy, can't wait for my scan, only 3 weeks to go smile lol xx

shelly81 Wed 06-Feb-13 20:33:16

Congratulations katy I too am having a daughter after 2 boys and were are over the moon .... Now comes the fun part you can go shopping haha xxx

Congratulations!!

Katydive Wed 06-Feb-13 20:36:36

Thanks Tinky, goodness I was quite shocked by PuffPants post. I know it's a pretty inane message but I feel so happy, I always look at threads like mine as I find them interesting. I feel they must have been reading a different post, either that or I have hit on a sore subject. I think there are some very odd posts on here but that's the point of an open forum?!
Good luck for three weeks xxx

MJP1 Wed 06-Feb-13 20:37:40

Congratulations Katy xx you're boys will love having a girl join the family xxx they'll treat her like a princess. so excited for you xx Im due a little girl in 4 days xxx

MJP1 Wed 06-Feb-13 20:38:17

sorry "your" boys xx

elsabel Wed 06-Feb-13 20:38:30

Congrats katie! I found out a few weeks ago were having a girl and its so exciting, especially if its what you was hoping for! Hope you enjoy the rest of your pregnancy.

Bibs123 Wed 06-Feb-13 20:38:54

boo bitchy puffpants. no need. congratulations op - go buy pink!!!

saycheeeeeese Wed 06-Feb-13 20:44:25

Congrats OP, I have a DD and she's ace! smile

Ignore the comment that seems pretty bitter IMO!

sydlexic Wed 06-Feb-13 20:46:36

Congratulations, I know what you mean, I had two DDs and 14 years later a DS. It is nice to experience both.

Katydive Wed 06-Feb-13 20:51:10

Thanks all.

TBH I would have said it completed my family unit either way as I want to stop at three children!! Isn't it funny how some people seem to read into things in their own 'special' way?!

elsabel Wed 06-Feb-13 20:51:16

I think its lovely to see a nice positive thread, full of mummies to be getting excited about their babies - thats the point of this thread, surely. Congrats to all x

morethanpotatoprints Wed 06-Feb-13 20:52:05

Congrats Op brilliant news.

I had 2 dss now 21 and 18 then many years later dd age 9.

Its so nice to not be the only femele in the house anymore, we get on great and are friends as well as mum and daughter.
My problem and still is really. I spend so much money on clothes for her, although will admit they are more expensive than boys. Even their hobbies cost twice as much, lol.
Ah, wonderful and if you like pink go for it. My dd is very dark and only suits very bright pink, but she wears it occassionally.

gillian88 Wed 06-Feb-13 20:52:56

Puffpants- how rude!!!

Woohoo congrats Katy, go buy pink frilly things gringringrin

InTheNightGarden Wed 06-Feb-13 20:55:40

MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! thanks

Creamtea1 Wed 06-Feb-13 20:58:11

In defence of puffpants I think perhaps she wanted to make sure it was not being said that if Katy had been having a boy, she would be less happy (or perhaps not announcing it in the same way) and in the same vein the inference that it is 'better' to have a child of each sex.

I don't think that Katy was saying that, but just trying to guess what puffpants was thinking.

NotEnoughJamOnTheBread Wed 06-Feb-13 21:02:54

Awww Katy that's so lovely. I have 3 gorgeous boys and their little sister has just turned 5. I still pinch myself, how happy I am to have them all. Enjoy the rest of your pregnancy smile

Sleepyfergus Wed 06-Feb-13 21:13:35

Ah congrats! Your post brought a smile to my face. Buying for little girls is SO much fun!!!

(And Puffpants.....no need. Go p*ss on someone else's parade.)

TinkyPeet Wed 06-Feb-13 22:40:11

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FunnysInLaJardin Wed 06-Feb-13 22:43:34

lovely news for you. I have 2 boys and while I am not having another I know if I did conceive a girl I would be esp thrilled. I am convinced I can only carry boys!

massagegirl Thu 07-Feb-13 02:53:26

Congratulations. Ignore the utterly pathetic and negative response. You have every right to be delighted!

rosiedays Thu 07-Feb-13 08:17:25

Op grin i'm smiling for you! really nice to see a happy post!

beckie90 Thu 07-Feb-13 09:45:01

Awww congratulations katy how lovely, so happy for you. I've 2 boys and pregnant with my 3rd, also think boy, not botherd either way but a girl would be lovely cause it would be the first girl born into OH family. Doesn't bother me though.

P.s ignore the comment from a rude person, which there was actually no need for, were not all like that smile good luck with the rest of your pregnancy smile xx

Katydive Thu 07-Feb-13 10:12:59

Thanks all. Yes I do agree FunnysInLaJardin when you are used to having more that one of the same sex you do begin to believe that you are the carrier of one gender, it certainly comes as a nice shock!

I do feel that many women are made to feel bad about wishing for one of either gender, why shouldn't they? It may have something to do with a relationship that they had with their Mum or any number of factors, it doesn't mean that these women don't love the children they have already got. My son's are the most precious things to me and I love boys, in fact a girl will be a different kettle of fish entirely! I'm damned if I'm going to feel bad for wanting a little girl!!

Some may think it may be questionable to keep having many children in order to get the gender they want, which is different IMHO to being happy to have a girl to add to two boys. I expect that people with such a high opinion on others family units probably have just as strong a reaction to other areas, the trouble is they don't see how damaging it may be to those more vunerable.

BamBam21 Thu 07-Feb-13 10:27:06

Congratulations katy! It's lovely to hear somebody so very delighted!smile

I know just how you feel - I have DS1 aged 9 and DS2 almost 1, and I would love a little girl. DP and I are working on it!wink Of course it doesn't mean that you (or I) think less of our little boys.

As if I wasn't already broody enough, this thread has really made me want to be pregnant again now!smile

learnermummy Thu 07-Feb-13 15:42:08

Me too Katy, my little girl is due in June after 2 DSs. Still don't quite believe it! Was convinved it would be another boy!

WentOnABearHunt Thu 07-Feb-13 16:14:56

I too have two sons and I am pregnant again.... its a boy in my mind until proven otherwise!!

Katydive Thu 07-Feb-13 17:47:33

learnermummy congratulations, when in June are you due, I am 22nd?!

learnermummy Thu 07-Feb-13 20:44:41

19th! Are your boys excited? Think mine really wanted a brother but are now arguing over who will share their room with her smile.

Katydive Fri 08-Feb-13 20:12:58

Ha ha learnermummy I don't think they really would have minded either way, they share a bedroom and are already as thick as thieves (they are just 5 and almost 3) I think it'll be nice for them to keep that little boy 'unit' and have a little sister to annoy!! So far there are no volounteers for room sharing!

AbbyCat Fri 08-Feb-13 20:16:25

Congratulations! Dd's and lovely and cuddly and gorgeous! (Dd's too
Of course!) enjoy your little girl.

AbbyCat Fri 08-Feb-13 20:17:10

Sigh. Stupid phone. Meant both dd's and ds's are lovely!

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