5 Non-Cake Gender Reveal Ideas

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    Pregnant with my fourth child, I was looking for a fun way to “spice things up” a bit when it came time to finding out the sex of our baby.

    Of course, what was forefront on my mind was simply a wish for a healthy baby to check out with all the right bits and pieces during the ultrasound, but I am not past admitting that I was also a teensy bit excited to find out just who would be joining our family. Would it be another girl to join her two older sisters or a playmate for our youngest, a boy who loves tractors and dirt?

    In the days leading up to my ultrasound, you could pretty much find me on Pinterest, gathering up ideas to reveal the baby's gender, like …

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5 Non-Cake Gender Reveal Ideas

Chaunie Brusie is a writer, speaker, and labor and delivery nurse. She began serving as an advocate for young mothers after discovering her own two tiny blue lines during her senior year of college. She blogs about her journey as a young mom of four at and her first book, Tiny Blue Lines, is now available. Find Chaunie on < ... More

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  1. Avatar of Brandy Brandy says:

    I have been on Pinterest, as well, looking around and shower and gender reveal ideas. I saw one that I fell in love with as well as my fiance. At our appointment we will have the doctor mark the gender on a piece of paper that we will have for them and then seal it in the envelope. We will then go to Babies R Us and pick out 2 outfits: one for a boy, one for a girl (which we then decided that that outfit will be the one we bring them home in :) ). The cashier will be given the outfits and the envelope to wrap the corresponding outfit as we are turned around. Then we will have party and open it together :) I am super excited! And of course…we’ll have the cake. :)