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3 boys, 4th girl?

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tommy1 Mon 14-Feb-05 21:54:18

hi all, am expecting 4th baby in may. was just wondering if anyone had 3 sons and went on to have daughter?

misdee Mon 14-Feb-05 21:55:22

my mum had 3 girls then a boy. little brother was ashock for her as he was so wild

Frizbe Mon 14-Feb-05 21:58:37

this won't help but....my gran had 5 boys and then had my mum! (she always said if she'd been a boy she'd have drowned her!)
My great gran on the 'otherside' had 6 girls, the last two were twins! argh!

Slinky Mon 14-Feb-05 21:59:17

My friend is pregnant with her 4th. She's had 3 boys and was desperate for a girl. She paid for a scan to be done privately which has confirmed she is expecting a girl!

My friend's is due in May as well.

coldtea Mon 14-Feb-05 22:05:26

My friend had 3 girls then went on to have 2 boys.

HappyMumof2 Mon 14-Feb-05 22:08:12

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tommy1 Mon 14-Feb-05 22:25:18

would love to have private scan to find out sex, but you could pay all that money and baby be in wrong position to find out etc?

WideWebWitch Mon 14-Feb-05 22:27:03

I know someone who did, a friend of my sisters.

motherinferior Mon 14-Feb-05 22:28:13

My MIL....didn't.

Four boys. They had to wait till one of their sons entered the Mating Game for the first girl in the family for generations. (That was DD1.)

HunkerMunker Mon 14-Feb-05 22:29:19

I know someone who had three girls, then a boy. So sort of

tommy1 Mon 14-Feb-05 22:30:06

did your sisters friend find out and how much did it cost?

suedonim Mon 14-Feb-05 23:14:29

My mum's friend had six girls, then a boy, then another girl.

HappyMumof2 Tue 15-Feb-05 09:23:16

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blueteddy Tue 15-Feb-05 09:27:53

I know a Mum at the school that I work in that has 3 boys & a girl.
The youngest is the girl!

Tessiebear Tue 15-Feb-05 09:37:28

Just found out i am having 3rd boy - DH has said we are NOT trying again!!!! (Dont think i would want the dissapointment tbh)

blueteddy Tue 15-Feb-05 09:39:23

Hi again Tess!
There is one woman in the town we live in, who has 10 children & the last was a girl!
She has 9 boys & 1 girl!!!!

Slinky Tue 15-Feb-05 09:52:13

As I said, my friend paid to have a "sexing" scan last month - and I think she said it cost around £100.

blueteddy Tue 15-Feb-05 09:54:12

Would they not tell you the sex at your 20wk scan?

Slinky Tue 15-Feb-05 10:05:59

Some areas do - but our local area has a policy of not disclosing the sex at the 20 week scan.

Personally, I never wanted to know beforehand anyway, but I think it's very unfair on those who do. I think it should be standard up and down the country - either yes or no - not depending where you live.

bundle Tue 15-Feb-05 10:07:01

i know someone who had 4 boys, then a girl

blueteddy Tue 15-Feb-05 10:08:13

Yes it does seem unfair that if you live in some areas that you cannot find out, yet in others you can.
It should be one rule throughout the country.

CountessDracula Tue 15-Feb-05 10:10:22

Beety did I think you'll find

bubble99 Tue 15-Feb-05 10:31:27

I agree with slinky that there should be a national policy on disclosure of sex at 20 week scan. Unfortunately some people do terminate pregnancies post 20 weeks if the baby is not the sex they wanted. I would imagine, however that these people will pay for private scans to determine the sex if they feel that strongly about it.

JanH Tue 15-Feb-05 10:38:55

I know several families with 3 of one and then one of the other, if it helps!

handlemecarefully Tue 15-Feb-05 11:15:43

Do you have a preference tommy1 (i.e. either a 4th boy or a girl?)

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