Baby #2 is a….

GIRL!

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(We had pink macarons to celebrate)

Looks like from the poll, many of you had a feeling. 59% guessed correctly!

For our first genetic ultrasound test, the tech sound pretty sure that it was a girl, but after our last time (you know when they told us Liv was a boy haha), we wanted to wait until the 18-20 week ultrasound to spread the word. 

Of course, our number one concern is a healthy, happy baby. It’s comforting to know that things are progressing normally so far, and we hope that continues to be the case.

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I really didn’t have a preference as far as boys and girls go. I’ve always wanted a daughter at some point, and now that I’ve seen how amazing and magical (and ok, a little intense haha) it can be, I knew I would be beyond thrilled with another one, but just as excited to change things up and have a little guy in the house. In my dreams, we’ve always had two girls: two daughters with dark hair, one a few years older than the other. It’s kind of mind-blowing that it’s how it turned out, and somehow my subconscious seemed to know years ago. 

I grew up surrounded by brothers, and while my brothers are my closest friends, I always thought it would be fun to have a sister. I’m excited that both of our girls will get to experience that. Also, I think Tom is meant to be surrounded by girls who adore him. 

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In the meantime, I’ll be taking Liv’s baby clothes out from storage to wash and upping our intake of frilly girl clothes and headbands. 😉

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Lots of love,

G

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89 Comments

  1. Julia @ Lord Still Loves Me on May 21, 2015 at 2:05 pm

    Congratulations on the baby girl, Gina! It’s crazy your dreams have actually been fulfilled in real life. Ah, I hope you continue to have positive dreams while you are sleeping! I don’t have a sister, but I have often wondered what it would be life. I think your sweet Liv will make an excellent older sis to the new one arriving soon. 🙂

  2. Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine on May 21, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    The pilot is going to have fun in a house of GIRLS 😉 XOXO

  3. Erika S. on May 21, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    OMGosh!!! Congrats!!!! I totally thought it was a boy since you looked like you were carrying differently. Having sisters is the best…!

  4. Ashlie Alia on May 21, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    Congratulations! So happy for you and your family. I have an older sister and younger brother and love it…. I don’t know what I would do without either of them, however I’m sure my brother could have done with out 3 ‘moms’ at once lol. Just having a sibling is the best gift ever, regardless of the gender.

  5. kristin | W [H] A T C H on May 21, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    a big congratulations! i always wanted a sister and i am sure liv and the new baby are going to have such a special relationship.

  6. Missy on May 21, 2015 at 4:23 pm

    Congratulations! Can’t wait to find out her name!!

  7. Fiona @ Get Fit Fiona on May 21, 2015 at 4:26 pm

    Congrats!

  8. Erin @ Erin's Inside Job on May 21, 2015 at 4:47 pm

    Congratulations! Can’t wait to follow along!

  9. Melissa C. on May 21, 2015 at 5:12 pm

    Congratulations Gina! That’s wonderful news! I have 3 boys and I find it amazing how God gives us exactly what we desire! Or need, lol! Exciting times are sure to come! Embrace it all, it flies by sooo fast! People would always tell me to enjoy those times ( teething, tantrums etc) and I would respond ” yeah, it’s hard now though with these little ones” but gosh were they right! My boys are 16, 13 and 12 !!!! And it really does feel like yesterday they were babies! Congratulations on this new season of life! God bless you and your family

  10. Jess on May 21, 2015 at 5:18 pm

    That is amazing! I have 3 girls! They are awesome! So exciting and fun! Congratulations xxxxx

  11. Kara on May 21, 2015 at 5:45 pm

    I totally missed the part that the reveal was gonna be on the family page and have been checking the regular page all day ha! Congratulations!!!! Many blessings!

    • Fitnessista on May 22, 2015 at 5:26 pm

      ahhh sorry about that! i debated putting it on the reg pace, but stuck it on the family page 🙂 thank you!!

  12. Mari on May 21, 2015 at 5:58 pm

    Congratulations!! So funny that even with the dogs, your house will be full of girls except for your husband. So fun!!

  13. Lisa O on May 22, 2015 at 12:24 am

    A healthy baby girl on the way – congratulations! I remember your dreams of your husband cooking you breakfast with the two little girls… you are a very intuitive lady! I have a girl (same age as Livi) and an 8-month-old boy who I love so much my heart could burst, but part of me thinks maybe I should go round 3 to get another girl. As an only child, I’ve always dreamed of having a sister too. How magical for your family! Thrilled for you and honoured to be following your journey again xx

  14. Erin M. on May 22, 2015 at 3:21 am

    yay!! I guessed correctly! Congratulations!! Liv is so lucky to have a sisiter!! It’s the best friendship ever!!

  15. Amy on May 22, 2015 at 3:38 am

    Awesome news! Congratulations!

  16. Emily @ Perfection Isn't Happy on May 22, 2015 at 4:15 am

    Congratulations! I have two sisters and it really is the best!

  17. Kristin on May 22, 2015 at 4:41 am

    Congrats!! It will be super cute to watch Liv with her baby sister!

  18. Catherine on May 22, 2015 at 4:43 am

    Congratulations! Liv will be an awesome big sister!

  19. Ashley @ A Lady Goes West on May 22, 2015 at 5:08 am

    Yay for another little mini-me! 🙂

  20. Liz on May 22, 2015 at 8:11 am

    Congrats Gina! That is sooo exciting for you guys! How fun for Liv to have a little sister!

  21. Laura B @ FitMamaLove on May 22, 2015 at 12:09 pm

    Congrats! Sisters! So fun!

  22. Alex @ True Femme on May 22, 2015 at 1:36 pm

    Awww CONGRATULATIONS!!!! <2

  23. Kristin on May 22, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    Yay! I am 29 weeks with a girl!!! <3 can't wait to keep following!!!

    • Fitnessista on May 22, 2015 at 5:20 pm

      yay! congratulations to you 🙂

  24. Heather@hungryforbalance on May 22, 2015 at 6:32 pm

    Hooray!! Little livi is going to make the sweetest big sister!

  25. Evita on May 23, 2015 at 12:24 pm

    So, so, so happy for you! The girls will be best of friends!! I wish you a comfortable and healthy pregnancy and I am thrilled to continue reading about your journey!!

  26. Michelle @ Vitamin Sunshine on May 23, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    Very exciting! I am just a bit further along than you, and having a boy. I was actually really convinced I was having a girl. I have already dreamed of having several daughters, and just *knew* it was a girl after I got pregnant. I really didn’t even consider it being a boy! My husband made me choose a boy name before we found out the sex so I wouldn’t be disappointed if it was a boy– and a I really wasn’t at all. I just dove right in to planning his nautical nursery and buying everything from Carters and Oshkosh with a sailboat or a pirate on it. And that was a lot of clothes 🙂 Excited to meet this little boy.. in 12 weeks! Wow.

  27. Bethann on May 23, 2015 at 10:00 pm

    CONGRATS GINA!!!!

  28. Purelytwins on May 24, 2015 at 5:23 am

    yay!!!!!! xoxoxo

    so happy for you girl 🙂

  29. Britt@MyOwnBalance on May 25, 2015 at 4:26 am

    CONGRATS!

  30. Liesl @Fitnessinthekitchen on May 25, 2015 at 9:07 am

    I think some Mommas are just made to have girls!! Congrats! She will be adorable just like Liv and spoiled rotten by the Pilot I’m sure.

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