+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 26
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    4,803
    Thanks
    2,012
    Thanked
    2,685
    Reviews
    6
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I have 3 boys and with number 3 I had to find out these at the 20w scan - I felt I needed that time to process it if he was a boy. I've learnt something important about gender disappointment on the hub - you don't wish that your child was another sex, you are just mourning the experiences you will miss out on.

  2. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to amyd For This Useful Post:

    beebs  (30-05-2015),Chippa  (10-06-2015),LoveLivesHere  (30-05-2015),MaximumStarlight  (30-05-2015),SheWarrior  (30-05-2015)

  3. #12
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    on a sandy beach!
    Posts
    6,417
    Thanks
    337
    Thanked
    2,217
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    I have a both.

    I really wanted two girls.

  4. #13
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    10,163
    Thanks
    3,155
    Thanked
    6,072
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    I think your feelings are valid and normal - please don't feel bad. Many ladies on here have been through the same thing.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to Mod-Degrassi For This Useful Post:

    SheWarrior  (30-05-2015)

  6. #14
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    11,308
    Thanks
    7,389
    Thanked
    6,038
    Reviews
    11
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 29/5/15Busiest Member of the WeekBusiest Member of the Week100 Posts in a week
    Completely normal xx hope you get your little boy.

  7. #15
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    63
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    24
    Reviews
    0
    Thanks for all the support.

  8. #16
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    10,012
    Thanks
    14,124
    Thanked
    7,612
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    I have 4 boys, and I cried when I found out DS4 wasn't a girl, I felt really upset by it. Now I am fine, I am glad I have my 4 boys and wouldn't change them for the world, but it is normal to feel upset. My friend just found out that she is having girl number 4, she cried for 24 hours, she is ok now though.

    Quote Originally Posted by newbie3 View Post
    I am a mum of 3 dd's who I love with all my heart and wouldn't changed anything about them and have been blessed with a surprise #4. I am currently 15ish weeks and am
    Not wanting to sounds ungrateful or selfish but I am worried that when we go for the 20 weeks scan if it's another girl that I will be disappointed. Please don't judge me as I know deep down that I would be happy to have another girl but I would love a little boy. Just needed to get it off my chest. Thanks

  9. #17
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    692
    Thanks
    173
    Thanked
    188
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    This isn't true actually. Your odds of having a boy or girl stay around 50% with only slight variations. In fact, after 3 girls, a study has shown you're slightly more likely to have a boy.

    http://www.ingender.com/Gender-info/...y-or-girl.aspx

    Quote Originally Posted by Wise Enough View Post
    Just sayin... The odds of it being a girl are really really high. If you have two girls already, the third has a 75% chance of being another girl I believe (I have no statistics to back it up its just what I've heard). So after 3 girls there's an excellent chance of another girl.

  10. #18
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    2,828
    Thanks
    1,612
    Thanked
    2,083
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Sunnybambino View Post
    This isn't true actually. Your odds of having a boy or girl stay around 50% with only slight variations. In fact, after 3 girls, a study has shown you're slightly more likely to have a boy.

    http://www.ingender.com/Gender-info/...y-or-girl.aspx
    Thanks for that - really interesting! I don't generally accept things like that without questioning/researching them, but that's one I had assumed was true. It seems there isn't really any other research out there, but that one certainly refutes the idea.

    OP - You're not a bad person, or selfish or anything for feeling that way. You feel how you do, and that's fine. I have a daughter, and a son (so I'm told) due shortly. This is definitely our last bub. I thought I'd be disappointed at the scan if bub was a girl...and I think I would have been...but I wasn't happy/excited about having a boy like I thought I would be. I was actually a bit sad/disappointed that I wouldn't have any more girls. It's definitey, for me, about what I won't get to experience.

  11. #19
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    63
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    24
    Reviews
    0
    That's interesting reading sunny bambino. I guess what will be will be. I have heard that when you have had 2 girls the chance of having another girl is increased but I hadn't heard about #4.

  12. #20
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    1,697
    Thanks
    3,522
    Thanked
    977
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I always wanted ds's. I had 2 dds, then a ds...


 

Similar Threads

  1. Im so disappointed. ..
    By KillerHeels in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 15-12-2014, 19:15

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, IVF Specialist
Dr Terry Sheahan - Brisbane Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, IVF Specialist
Dr Terry Sheahan is a highly respected Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and IVF Specialist on Brisbane's Northside. To book an appointment or for information about his Affordable Low-Gaps Obstetrics please call his rooms on (07) 3353 3100
featured supporter
Carmels Beauty Secrets
An online beauty and wellness site which offers simple and effective time saving methods and tips which help you look younger for longer.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!