Furthermore, advanced knowledge of a newborn’s sex allows gifters to buy gender-assigned presents for the little one. Of course, in today’s ever-progressive society, not everyone wants to stick to blue or pink clothes and boy-girl toys. In fact, more modern families make the argument that opting for gender-neutral accouterments is preferable.
That’s because baby’s parents don’t want to encourage their child down any forced lifestyle path. There’s another reason though that knowing a child’s gender might be beneficial. It can help parents to imagine what their future newborn might look like. This is especially true of people who’ve seen baby’s ultrasound pictures.
Knowing that the little gray blob on the ultrasound has a gender can help strengthen bonds between parent and child. On the other hand, parents might embrace the surprise that not knowing baby’s gender brings.