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December 2, 2013  —  Written by Julia 

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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!

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  1. 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 :)

  2. Kristen says:

    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 :)

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

  4. 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!

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

  6. 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!

  7. 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!

  8. wishitso says:

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

  9. Congratulations! That’s so awesome!! :)

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

  11. Jimena says:

    Congrats! Sisters are the best!

  12. Congrats! What a cute reveal idea : ]

  13. Susan says:

    Congrats to all of you on team pink :)

  14. Crystal says:

    Congratulations! So happy for you and your family.

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

  16. Heidi says:

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

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

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

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

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