ravensong- i wanted a gilr with my first (who is now a straping young kindergarden boy) until someone told me this:
no one will EVER love you as much as your son. when hes little he will stroke your skin when you nurse and as he grows he will stroke your hair, and be so enamored with you untill he finds another girl. he will then his whole life be trying to find a girl just like you. your son is the only person who will see you for the amazing woman you are.
another thing iv learned with my 2 children, ( for toddlers on up): girls are like cats. they like to be cuddled but on their own time, and when they are done, they are done. they are much more guarded with their affections and they think thru everything. they have a sweet purrrr and soft love, but it is theirs, not yours. boys are like puppies, they want to be touched and loved and wrestled thru adulthood. their love is available and palpatable. and i have to say...iv always been a dog person. :)
enjoy your beautiful son!!!! believe me.....boys are amazing.