Pumpkin – Boy or Girl??

When my mom was pregnant with my youngest sister, my other two sisters and I had so much fun guessing everything from the date she would be born, to the sex, to her height and weight…it made the birth a little bit more exciting (and interesting since we were are competitive with each other).  We’ve made it somewhat of a tradition – I still have the email chain from my first pregnancy with my family’s guesses…it was fun to see how close (or far) everyone was from the actual details!

I thought it would be fun to have a little contest on here so that you can make some of the same guesses for Pumpkin!

To make it as fair as possible, here is all the background info:

  • I went into labor seven days early with my son (gave birth six days before his due date).
  • My son was born at 12:18am.  My first labor pains began around noon the day prior.
  • My son weighed 7 lbs 5 oz and was 20 1/2 in long at birth.

    AJ - just hours after his birth!

  • Pumpkin’s due date: September 27
  • At my last sonogram (32 wks) Pumpkin was 4 lb 2 oz.  My Dr said that if he/she gained an average amount of weight, he/she would be about 8 lbs if I carry to my due date.  (My son was 2 oz more at the same appointment.)

If you’d like to participate, please guess the following:

  • Boy or Girl
  • Date of birth
  • Weight

For the purposes of the contest, I will go in the above order to determine who is closest (so the sex is the most important guess!).  The contest will close when I go into labor!!

Oh and the winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card!!!  GOOD LUCK! =)

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    2. Boy
      September 30
      8 lb., 1 oz.

      What a fun contest! I’m planning to do the same next month before we find out the gender of ours :) You look amazing and I think of you often when I run for inspiration!
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      • I definitely will!! And same to you!! I want to know as soon as you feel anything!!! You are probably the .001% who actually delivers on the due date!!! LOL.

    4. This is a little crazy b/c AJ and my son were the exact same size at birth! So going with that, I’m going to assign my daughter’s specs to your new baby!

      Girl
      8.2 ounces
      Sept. 29 (although for your sake I hope she’s early!)
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    5. Boy
      September 19th
      7 lb. 11 oz.

      P.s. You look super cute pregnant! I was your size when I was 5 – 6 months pregnant! Lol

    6. Ooh, this is fun–and I’m so excited for you (though I’ve never even met you, Michele!). My prediction for Pumpkin is boy, Sept. 22, 7 pounds and 7 oz. Congratulations again and best wishes!

    7. Girl
      Sept 21 (one month from her mamas Bday)
      8 lbs 3 oz
      Yay!
      Ps I was very off the last time!

    8. What a cute idea :-) It’s always fun to try and guess. There’s no way of really knowing! (except for the sex I guess)

      Girl
      9/24/12
      7lbs 1oz