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Just feeling left out with all these gender announcements. I need company in my ignorant bliss.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/loveeyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Loveeyes">: My only gripe (even with knowing I'm not exposing my baby to unnecessary cell growth pattern changing sound waves) is that I would love to know the gender of the baby so I could be a little more specific in my knitting. Because if I'm having a girl there are a ton of patterns I've been wanting to knit but haven't because I have two boys and no one I know that has girls would appreciate the work I put into my knits. How shallow is THAT????!<br><br>
Anyway, for the the 387th time... who still doesn't know and isn't finding out?<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Just feeling left out with all these gender announcements. I need company in my ignorant bliss.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/loveeyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Loveeyes">: My only gripe (even with knowing I'm not exposing my baby to unnecessary cell growth pattern changing sound waves) is that I would love to know the gender of the baby so I could be a little more specific in my knitting. Because if I'm having a girl there are a ton of patterns I've been wanting to knit but haven't because I have two boys and no one I know that has girls would appreciate the work I put into my knits. How shallow is THAT????!<br><br>
Anyway, for the the 387th time... who still doesn't know and isn't finding out?<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"></div>
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We don't know and don't plan to find out.<br><br>
That said, everyone seems pretty sure she's a girl. When I asked the baby what we should call her, the response was a girl's name.<br><br>
Only time will tell, though!
 

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We are not finding out. I didn't with the other two and I've got two girls.<br><br>
Your knitting delema is not shallow at all! I swear, only other knitters really get that you made that item 0 N E S T I T C H A T A T I M E.<br><br>
My knitting delema is that I have a few things I want to make for the two kids I have now but each pattern has a skill I don't possess yet. I need help!
 

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Me me me! I'll join you!<br><br>
We had our ultrasound already, didn't find out and won't be having any more ultrasounds. We didn't want to know the gender.<br>
Our baby's gender will remain a surprise until she or he is born!<br>
Sometimes it drives me nuts but then I remember how wonderful it was to find out when the baby is born and I am glad we didn't find out!
 

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You are soooo not alone. We have our ultrasound on Friday (second and last one) and we are not finding out the gender. Both of our girls were surprises and that's how we like it. Although dh has expressed a specific and definite preference for a boy, he doesn't want to know until the baby is born. I would love to know now if I need to keep or trade in all these bins of girl clothes I have saved, but I can wait.<br><br>
I find that the issue is a conversation stopper. So far, the number one question people have asked is "Do you know?" Usually when I tell them, that's ALL they want to talk about... "How could you not find out?" "I *had* to know!" "I don't know how you can stand it!" blah blah blah. So annoying. It's refreshing when someone says, "Oh, neat!" then goes on to ask me other questions like "When are you due?" or "How are you feeling?" LOL<br><br>
To make matters worse, my four-year-old is absolutely certain we are having a girl, and has told all her classmates so, who have told their moms, who are now asking me, "Did you find out? We thought you were waiting?" So then I have to unexplain her comments! Maybe she knows something I don't know. At least in April we can confirm or debunk her intuition.<br><br>
Before our generation was born, *nobody* knew what gender the baby would be. Sheesh!
 

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I am kind of inbetween. We had our one and only ultrasound over a week ago and did not find out but had the tech write it down on a piece of paper just in case we wanted to look later. We did not find out with my son and I really liked not knowing. On the other hand, the curiosity building up to the u/sound was just killing me. Oddly enough since we have had it on the paper my curiosity has mostly subsided. We talked about possibly opening the envelope with the gender on Christmas morning but I don't know what we will decide. I do know that if we don't find out then we will just wait until April.
 

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We aren't finding out. We are going to HBAC and won't be having an ultrasound. I'd love to know what this babe is, but it's kind of fun not knowing too. I really have a feeling we are going to have a boy this time.
 

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We're not finding out. Nor are we having any US.
 

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Not finding out - and no ultrasound here either. I really dont want to know and have a really hard time trying to understand why you would want to know. It really doesnt matter to me at all one way or the other and I'm really enjoying getting to know this babe without gender assignment <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> Plus - I'm loving gathering up boys and girls names and am loving the possibility of using any of them.
 

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We're not finding out either and have no planned U/S <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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We didn't find out with baby number one and we aren't finding out with this one, either. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I don't want to find out either. My nephew who is three, thinks it's a girl and calls her baby Sophie. At Thanksgiving he told me to quit eating so much, because there wouldn't be any room left for baby Sophie...<br><br>
I think it will be a nice surprise! Besides, I really hate ultra gender specific clothes...especially pastel pink, so hopefully I'll avoid an onslaught of that. I understand the knitting dilemna as well, but I love orange and green, so I am thinking of knitting alot of that.
 

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Not finding out here either. I've actually got quite a lot of "Good for you!" comments when people ask, so that's been a nice surprise. No one has said to me "Oh, why aren't you finding out?"<br><br>
Now the natural birth plans, and why I'm not going somewhere so that I can have an epidural, that's another story...<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 

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Nice to see you all here <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Unless we absolutely NEED an u/s, we will only know when the wee one is born <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 

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Not finding out here either! I want Dh to tell me when he catches the babe! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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We're not finding out, just like last time. I absolutely loved finding out at DS's birth that he was a boy.
 

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We aren't finding out. No ultrasounds planned.<br>
Lately I have been tempted though. I haven't really gotten anything for this babe yet and since I don't know the gender I don't want to get excited about something only to have to return it, ya know?
 
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