This mum-to-be couldn’t hide her disappointment after her gender reveal didn’t turn out the way she’d hoped.
An expectant mum has been left devastated after discovering she is having a boy instead of a girl. Taking to Reddit, her husband says she “made it clear from before she was pregnant that she really wanted a daughter” and has now lost interest in the pregnancy, refusing to talk about it at all The Courier Mail reports.
Just A Feeling
Leading up to the 20 week scan, the mum-to-be had a feeling she was having a girl but burst into tears when it was revealed that she was in fact having a boy. Despite it being a month since she found out the gender, her husband says she is still not over the shock and has stopped all preparation for the baby’s arrival. “It’s such an overreaction,” he said. “I told her that she needs to come to terms with this because the gender isn’t going to change. I told her she needs to get a grip. I felt awful but I feel like nearly a month of this is ridiculous.”
A Forum Divided
Responses to the post were mixed, with many rallying around the husband saying having a preference for your baby’s gender is setting yourself up for a fall. “It deeply disturbs me when people obsess over the sex and put a lot of weight into it,” wrote one forum user. “When parents obsess over the sex and act out like this when they don’t get what they want, that’s a terrible sign regarding their expectations as a parent.” Others said the mum could be experiencing prenatal depression. “Gender disappointment is real,” said one concerned commenter. “Many pregnant women get it.”
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