It’s A….

Last Wednesday morning, at just over 20 weeks, we went in for our anatomy ultrasound for our little bebe. It happened to also be my birthday. Total happenstance. I always have my appointments on Wednesday morning, but what better day to find out if we would be adding a little boy or girl to our family?!

After a look at every inch of our completely healthy little baby, the ultrasound tech announced that we were on team…

PINK!!!! Considering I was so certain in my mind that I was carrying a boy (the dreams! the cravings!)–we had talked about boy names and I started thinking about a boyish nursery–I was so surprised to hear we would be having another girl come April. I think I repeated it about 10 times before we left the room. Ha! We are, of course, so excited. Thrilled! I know girls. :)

Our family, whom we told over the holiday, seemed to ask the same two questions: First, What did Greta say? And then, what will be her name?! When we told Greta that we were having a little girl–that sister that she has been asking for, she said that she was having a baby chick. And that was that. She has since acknowledged a “baby girl that’s her sister” in my tummy, but we’re taking it slow. And as for names, we didn’t decide on “Greta” until she was born. We have a few in our back pockets but we like to see our babies before deciding on a definite name–and bonus!–that eliminates those opinions some people like to give about liking the name or not.

Team Pink! Another girl! So happy. Let the nursery planning begin!

19 Comments

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Abigail Jacob

    Congratulations!! I just had a girl in August, our first baby. Team Pink rocks!

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    ourhumbleabodeblog.com

    Congrats! I’m sure Greta will be a great big sister!

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Meagan @ Meagan Tells All

    Yayyyyyyy! Girls are the best :-) You’re going to die what I bought the new babe at ON. Package soon to be shipped!

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Heidi

    Congrats! We didn’t tell people our baby’s name until she was born either. Best way to do it in my opinion! ;)

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Julianne Du Four

    Yea for girls! We are having our second girl in March. Yea for sweet snuggles!

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Crystal

    Congratulations! So happy for you and your family.

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Susan

    Congrats to all of you on team pink :)

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Jennifer BNHblog

    Congrats! What a cute reveal idea : ]

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Jimena

    Congrats! Sisters are the best!

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Caroline Nolazco

    I’m so happy for you guys!! Girls are the best- but I may be partial ;)

  • Congratulations! That’s so awesome!! :)

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    wishitso

    I have two girls and love it!!! :) Congratulations

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Kim @ Yellow Brick Home

    Hip, hip, hooray! One of my best friends just had a baby girl late last night – we were THRILLED! (It was a surprise, as they didn’t want to find out until he/she was ready to come into the world.) So happy for you… four!

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Amelia @ House Pretty

    Congratulations! I love my brothers, but I think it would be so awesome to have a sister – yay for Greta and her “baby girl that’s her sister” (so cute!). I think you’re wise to keep naming plans to yourselves – it’s amazing how opinionated people are about names and some people just don’t know or don’t care to keep their negative opinions to themselves!

  • Reply December 2, 2013

    Brit -House Updated

    Yay! Congratulations you guys – that is so fun! Two girls – sigh – so cute!

  • Reply December 3, 2013

    gemma@thesweetestdigs

    Love this news!!!! What a happy household you will be :)

    I had our first daughter a few months ago, and life has never been so funny, fulfilling, intense, and amazing. What a ride!

  • Reply December 4, 2013

    Megan Cuy Catellanos

    Congratulations! Greta seems like she will be a great big sister!

  • Reply December 4, 2013

    Kristen

    I totally thought it was going to be a boy. No idea why, just had a feeling. A wrong feeling apparently. Congratulations! :) I have a sister close in age and it’s amazing having a built-in best friend :)

  • Reply December 4, 2013

    Megan and Will

    Yay!! I am so glad to come across someone else having a girl! I’m due in March with our second pink bundle of joy….everyone I know is having BOYS! So glad I have a blog to read about with some fun girly posts! Congrats to your family. Love reading your blog :)

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