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    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.

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    I have a both.

    I really wanted two girls.

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    I think your feelings are valid and normal - please don't feel bad. Many ladies on here have been through the same thing.

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    Completely normal xx hope you get your little boy.

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    Thanks for all the support.

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    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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    I always wanted ds's. I had 2 dds, then a ds...


 

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