Friday, February 5, 2010

Coming soon in approximately 9 months...

Baby Allred #3!
Yes, that's right. This was the second test of the day. The first one was one of the cheapies from Walgreens and I wasn't confident that the faint vertical line was really there, so Ryan picked up another one that would be less confusing. It took about 1 minute (the box says it could take up to 3 minutes) for the hourglass to stop turning and VOILA! Let the doctor appointments, uncomfortable proddings, and stretching begin! Because in the end, we'll have a beautiful baby to love on.

I know the chances of having a boy or girl is 50/50, but sometimes the pattern of the male line adds to the fun. Just to make it more interesting, here are the stats on Ryan's family (he lending the XY chromosome and decides it, so my side really doesn't matter, though we can bring it in later for argument's sake). Travis' pattern goes Boy-Girl-Boy-Girl. Jodi's pattern is Boy-Girl-Boy. Kimmie's pattern is Girl-Boy, and Spencer's pattern is Girl-Girl-Boy. With this in mind, we have long since bowed out of the oldest 3's patterns. Which leads us to wonder, will we follow Spencer's pattern or make our own? Now here's where my side comes in. My family has a 3:1 ratio of girls to boys. Not kidding. My mom and dad currently have 8 grandchildren, 6 are girls and 2 are boys. Extend that to aunts, uncles, and cousins and the ratio holds. Matt and Elisha appear to be having a girl, (the ultrasound was not conclusive to a boy) which follows the pattern of my dad and uncles who all had a girl then boy. So let the guessing begin!

Will we keep the ratio in my family going and set our own pattern in Ryan's family and have a girl? Or will we throw off the balance of my family and follow Spencer's pattern after all and have a boy? Vote now! Winners get something super sassy... like bragging rights!

P.S. Just in case you were wondering...we are super excited! YAY!

10 comments:

Brooke said...

Congratulations! When are you due? That is such wonderful news!!

Cristine said...

How exciting!!!! Congrats! I can't wait to see if it is a boy or a girl!

The Dixon Family said...

Woo Hoo! Yay for babies!

ChristyLou said...

I'm soooooo happy for you guys!! Congratulations! What a fun thing for the new year. So does this make him/her an October baby? Congrats again and, btw, I LOVE your hair. Miss you!

The McBride Family said...

Soooo excited for you Anna!! CONGRATS!!!! We have a similar patter on Trav's side of thefamily 8 grandkids ONE boy! I can't wait to hear the sex! Hope it's a great pregnancy!

Tina said...

YIPPEE!!!! I am so excited for you guys! I am gonna have to learn some fun new crafts to send for a new little one :)

Becky Clinton said...

Awesome. I'd be rooting for a boy but your little girls are so adorable, how could you not want another one?

Stace-Ghost said...

Congratulations!! You have the most adorable children, I'm so happy you will be having another one!

Stephanie said...

YAY! You drank the co-op water! :-)

Kristen Taylor said...

Yea!!! Congrats!