Cupid's Pulse Article: Hayden Panettiere Reveals She’s Having a Girl on Emmy’s Red CarpetCupid's Pulse Article: Hayden Panettiere Reveals She’s Having a Girl on Emmy’s Red Carpet

By Courtney Omernick

Monday night at the 2014 Emmy Awards, reported that Hayden Panettiere revealed the gender of her first child in an interview with Giuliana Rancic on the red carpet. Panettiere and fiancé Wladimir Klitschko are having a girl! The couple announced that there would be an addition to their family this past May.

How do you reveal the gender of your child to family and friends?

Cupid’s Advice:

These days, couples have come up with many different ideas about when and how to reveal the gender of their baby to family and friends. Even sites like Pinterest have boards dedicated to these ideas. As having a baby can be a crazy time during a couple’s relationship, the reveal doesn’t have to be elaborate, but you and your significant other might want to give it a personal touch. Below are some suggestions:

1. Video: This is a great way to share the news with family and friends who are all over the country. You can simply reveal the gender by making a quick announcement, or you and your partner can add parts of your ultrasound video into the reveal video. The possibilities are endless!

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2. Gender reveal party: Baby showers have been popular for decades, but have you ever considered throwing a gender reveal party? This is a great excuse to get a large group together and share your surprise. Consider revealing the gender through pink or blue cupcakes, placemats, party favors, etc.

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3. Paint your belly: If you’re looking for something that’s a bit “out of the box,” you might want to show up to a large family gathering, or your baby shower, with a painted belly. Cover your stomach with your shirt until it’s time for the big reveal. Blue for boy or pink for girl!

How did you reveal the gender of your baby? Comment below!