That Mother-Daughter BondThe words, “it’s a girl” took on a different meaning for me when I found out the sex of our child before 20 weeks. It was through bloodwork that I was told the answer to our baby’s sex. I had been calling to know the results of some tests and they told me they couldn’t tell me part of them, but that if I wanted to know the baby’s gender, I could. I said yes, and she replied with “It’s a girl”.I cried, and I couldn’t believe it. I didn’t cry because it was a girl, but I cried because
My Husband Needed A DaughterI’d be lying if I said it didn’t cross my mind that my husband needed a girl, but I didn’t know just how much it would mean to him. My husband has always been surrounded by girls — his nieces and women in general — but it wasn’t until I found out we were expecting our firstborn that it came to mind. Before Our Girl We planned our second pregnancy because we wanted our firstborn to have a sibling who he could form a bond. Having our two boys was a blessing for us, and we thought we were complete.