What Is A Gender Reveal? Warning: Includes Real Gender Reveal Video That Will Melt Hearts! My Baba 14 January, 2020 Pregnancy, Stages A gender reveal party is a celebration during which parents and their friends and family find out the sex of their baby. Last year saw the rise in the popularity of gender reveal, it’s now certainly a growing trend. With access to sophisticated scanning techniques now available to all parents, gender reveal events and parties look likely to continue in vogue. Ideas for your gender reveal There are many ways to plan a gender reveal – from wild and whacky to heart-bursting emotional scenes. Nowadays, you can watch it all online. The husband and wife team of Darlington and Rumbi Gono of Hey Baby Gloucester took on their private clinic two years ago. The clinic, which carries out over 2,000 scans a year, realised soon into their business journey that gender scans would be a popular service, allowing couples to take advantage of a gender reveal occasion. Darlington says, “Over the past year more couples are taking advantage of the opportunity to use a gender reveal as a celebration event for friends and family. We are happy that we can help in this happy moment through our services”. Rumbi continues, “Our gender scan comes with a free reveal using our unique lighting feature in the scan room. Some families though want to go and do their own. Unusual gender reveals are very fashionable at the moment. Many are used for inspiration and sometimes they strike a chord with other couples, and we have had some popular examples, including the example set by our clients Joe and Jodie. Their gender reveal video has become our most popular so far”. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE Why Are Varicose Veins So Common During Pregnancy? Why Cord Blood Banking Should Be Part of Your Birth Plan Gender reveal goes viral… Imagine if you filmed your gender reveal and sent it to your scanning clinic with casual permission to post it on their social media, only to discover later that week that your video was now a viral sensation with over 50k views and counting! Thanks to the fantastic power of social media, that is exactly what happened for Joe and Jodie from Matson in Gloucester. Unsure of what sex their new bundle of joy would be, the couple arranged a scan at Hey Baby 4D Gloucester to find out whether they’d have a boy or girl and shared their gender reveal moment on this brilliant video. It wasn’t long before the video became viral, reaching almost fifty thousand views in just a few days. Hey Baby Gloucester are now giving Joe and Jodie an extra scan in the New Year for free as a special thank you for their video. The team at Hey Baby Gloucester have found that gender reveal events create much delight and joy for the families involved and are looking forward to sharing more of these special moments. READ NEXT The Ultimate Safe and Swivel Rearward-Facing Car Seat Is a Fresh or Frozen Embryo Transfer Better? For competitions and offers from our favourite brands, click here.