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Is the Sneak Peek Gender Test Accurate?

Incase you missed it on Instagram, I announced that we are expecting another SWEET BABY GIRL!!! I posted all about the symptoms and old wives tales on this post, so if you’re curious on that be sure to check out that post too.  One thing I will fully admit about myself is that I am NOT patient.  Like not at all.  So this time around when I found out I was pregnant I decided I would try out the Sneak Peek Gender Predictor Test.  I had a strong feeling on the gender and wanted it confirmed earlier.  So are you wondering, is the Sneak Peek Gender test accurate?  Read on to read my opinion.

Sneak Peek Test Review

This test was not sponsored by Sneak Peek.  I purchased it on my own, and did the test for my own research and fun, to see if the Sneak Peek Test was accurate. This post contains affiliate links. 

baby girl tis blue and pink balloons

A Video Sharing my Experience with Comments from Others who have also Taken the Test

I have updated this blog post to contain a video with some of the comments from both readers and friends and their experiences.  

I want to make it clear, I am not anti this test, I am just sharing my experience and the experiences of people (both positive and negative) that have reached out to me who have also taken this test!

My Experience with the Sneak Peek Test

Before I share my results from the Sneak Peek test I want to share why I felt so comfortable and confident doing this test, when I had never done something like this in previous pregnancies.

When I found out I was pregnant it took me only a couple of weeks to be 99% sure we were having a girl.  I was confident.  

Mom with 3 kids in pink surrounded by pink confetti and balloons

 This was my 4th pregnancy and so far I had 2 boys and one girl, going Boy, Girl, Boy.  I had experienced how my body handled both boy and girl pregnancies, and in my opinion felt as though my body felt different with the two genders. 

I pretty much knew the gender 100% with Walker and this time around, due to CRAZY similar pregnancies, and a gut feeling.   Reading the reviews for Sneak Peek test it seemed as tho ‘false results’ were only if it said ‘boy’.

 I was fairly confident in my abilities to take the test, and was so sure it was a girl, so I figured I was good to go, and my hunch would be validated earlier.  I know not every mom with multiple kids has this same experience with similar symptoms and such, but for me it had held true with my other three.

I should also add – people always ask if I guess well for other pregnant women, and hilariously I DO NOT.  I actually am the worst at guessing other peoples gender of their baby. 

My Symptoms

With Jack and Walker I was slightly sick.  Not horrible, but really nauseous and tired for the first trimester.  By about 7 weeks it had set in and I felt pretty darn crappy for a while.  I remember when I hit 8 weeks with Avé and I didn’t feel sick, I started getting some pretty strong feelings I might be carrying a different gender.  (Avé is my second.)

With Avé and with this baby I got REALLY SICK.  Like I am talking food poisoning sick, and in the midst of it realized I missed my period and took a test to find out I was pregnant.  That might be a coincidence, but either way happened both times. 

I wouldn’t say any other symptoms were the same super early on, but as the pregnancies progressed those similarities did continue. 

toddler girl with pink and blue balloons

About the Test

Incase you aren’t familiar with the test, let me first walk you through how the test works.

 You order a test online.  You can get it through their website or even grab it on Amazon, so it is really easy to get.  You get the kit in the mail, and you prick one of your fingers to fill a small vile with blood.  

The blood sample is then sent off to be tested to see if they detect any Y chromosomes.  Basically because as females we only naturally have XX chromosomes present in our system, the presence of Y chromosomes would show that we are carrying a boy.   

If the Y  is detected then it is deemed you are having a boy. If no Y is detected it says you are having a girl.  Overall – the premise of the test is wild.  It is so crazy that a body shows the Y chromosome so soon. 

Toddler girl with pink and blue gender balloons

Contamination Risks

Due to this process, it is VERY important to do the test alone and without your husbands help.  You don’t want any male DNA to get into the test from someone else.  I know some people have a friend who is female help them, because it is tricky to do with one person, but do not let your husband or partner help!

You also need to thoroughly clean yourself and the area you’re taking the test as to not get any male dander in the test tube.  This is as important for taking the Sneak Peek Test as the absence of men during the process!

I am a mom of 2 little boys and am married to a man, so I knew the process of getting rid of Male DNA would be trickier than others, but went into the test with great confidence in my abilities to get the area ready. 

When can you Take the Sneak Peek Test?

I have been asked a few times when you can first take the sneak peek test. The answer is at 8 weeks or later in your pregnancy.  I believe I was about 9 weeks pregnant when I took the test. You need to wait until that 8 week mark to assure the male DNA has time to be in your system. 

Where do you Take The Sneak Peek Test?

The Sneak Peek Test can be done both at home or you can go to to many locations and get the blood drawn for you.  From what I have heard the blood draw from locations has a higher rate of success due to no contamination, although I still don’t think based on reader comments that is 100%.

For the sake of this blog post I am talking about taking the test in my home, as that was what I chose to do. 

My Experience Taking the Sneak Peek Test

 I took the test on a day when all my kids were napping and my husband, Sam was at work.   I cleaned the kitchen, and sprayed it down with lysol like it was my job. I keep a very clean house as it is, but I was very determined to find out what I was having early, so was thorough.

 

Kids with blue and pink balloons

When it came to actually collecting the blood – IT IS NOT EASY.  You will use a item they send to pick your finger and fill a vile to the line.

 This sounds easy as can be, but let me tell you…getting enough blood out of your finger IS NOT EASY.  I have talked to others who have since done the test who have said the same.  

I was squeezing like no ones business and even had to use more than one finger.  By the time I was done I truly had a bruised finger, but I am sure that isn’t everyones result.  I kind of wonder if getting the blood would have been easier if I had gotten my hands really warm prior.

The instructions tell you to make sure you don’t get blood under your nails, which I also found to be impossible due to how you have to get the blood and the slow flow.  

I had scrubbed under my nails really hard, but I feel like its worth noting that blood DID go under them.  ( again from talking to others…they had that same issue ha).  

toddler boy and pink confetti at gender reveal

The Results Are In – My Sneak Peek Test Results

Fast forward one week.  The result were timely and I truly appreciated that.  I mean after all…I had paid money just to appease my own impatience.  The results were sent to Sam (because I knew I would just check my email 400 times a day), and he came upstairs on a Friday while the kids were napping, to tell me he had the results.

 I was so excited to hear him tell us we were having another sweet girl, and he said IT’S A BOY.  I literally burst into tears.

mom holding toddler boy upside down

When we found out we were pregnant I was pretty impartial on what we would have.  I would say I was 60/40 leaning towards wanting a girl.  

But you guys, I LOVE my boys, so in no way did I think this would be my reaction.  For the first time in 4 kids, my intuition was so rocked.  With Walker and this baby I was so sure on gender, so it just felt wrong. 

Family in blue and pink for gender reveal

We had a doctors appointment 2 weeks later where I was already planning the doctor ordered blood panel.   I decided to assume that the Sneak Peek might have been wrong, but to also assume 90% it was a boy.  

We discussed boy names and such, but I in my heart was still so shocked.  I just sort of blocked it out because I just didn’t think it was right.

Roughly 1 month after the original results came in from the Sneak Peak test, we received our panel from the doctor and were told we are having a GIRL.  I again cried so hard.  We had a name, and it just felt right.  It was so great to know my intuition was right.

I had spent the month prior both sad, but mostly confused, and when I think back to it I am half happy I did it, because hearing “its a girl” was that much sweeter, but also regret it because I spent a month just so emotionally torn.  

I think because my personality is needing to know things 100% it was probably not the best thing for me to take a test without those kind of results anyway.  

With my oldest two I had several ultrasounds confirming gender, but really needed that confirmation when they were born to believe it, so I defintily lean towards needing 100% results.

mom and 3 kids with pink confetti gender announcement

So, Is the Sneak Peek Test Accurate?

So does this fully explain the question of ‘is the Sneak Peek Gender test accurate?’ NO. This is my experience.  I am a mom of 2 boys, and a little girl. – so yes there is more mane DNA in my house than some.

 I’m very Clean and follow the rules very well.  So although this might have been user error, I feel confident saying that it wouldn’t be hard for another person to have flawed results also when it comes to contamination. 

I know few people who follow rules better, and keep a cleaner home, so although that was likely what skewed the results, I feel that is the same for so many others then. 

family with pink and blue balloons

I have many friends who have done the sneak peek test and gotten accurate results stating both boy and girl.  I have also had many friends who have taken the sneak peek test and gotten a false male result.  (I have not personally had anyone report a false female result). 

So,  it definitely is possible for an accurate early gender detection,  but for me if this had been my first baby I wouldn’t have done the test again.  

I think ultimately most things like this are more for fun, and not results to be fully tested without a doctor involved!

I would love to hear in the comments if you have done the Sneak Peek test, and if so if your sneak peek test results were accurate or not, and for what gender!

A little edit – there are lots of comments on here, and I have had so many messages on Instagram, so always feel free to message me there!

Is the sneak peek gender test accurate?

 

 

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105 Comments

  • Reply
    Alisha Henderson
    March 20, 2019 at 12:44 pm

    I did the sneak peek test with my last baby and it said boy. He is indeed a boy but I prayed so hard it was wrong and the ultrasound technician would say girl. Haha that didn’t happen. Lol
    I don’t see myself using SneakPeek again because even after the email results, I didn’t believe it. It was kinda fun but caused too much emotions for me, personally. I did like that it was fast! From dropping the package off to getting the results via email it was roughly 36 hrs. If I ever get pregnant again, I think I’ll just assume it’s another boy.

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      Arin
      March 20, 2019 at 4:15 pm

      YES! I told my husband that although it was fun, it was WAY too many emotions, then a month of me wondering. It ended up making the call that it was a girl so much sweeter, but wasn’t really worth the month of being kind of bummed out. I am always curious on how many people who got the positive boy result that was correct had their husband or sons DNA in the sample also. Because you totally have a lot of boy DNA in your house too! And I swear all my friends that have 3 in a row switched genders on the 4th, so ill cross my fingers if you go for 4 that it will be a sweet girl!

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      Mich-Love Pierre
      April 4, 2020 at 12:53 pm

      I have a som already and Pregnant I wanted to know so quick and found sneak peek on the internet after i read so many review on people doing it at home and got the wrong result, I decided to do the clinical sneak peek test.
      I was hoping for a girl
      so bad deep inside me I felt different with this one, but I kept saying its a boy just for me to feel confident if I was wrong, but all ky family was saying they are sure its a girl and that make me feel so good because I knew with my situation with a boy a little girl would be a nice addition to our family.
      Long story short I did the test got the result the next day its a boy!!
      I felt so bad, all my imagination all my dream all gone in one day, since today I cannot live with the idea that i am having a boy again . God knows how i am feeling right now.
      I hope for you who is reading this you really got the gender that you want.
      At the end of the day i am hoping fr an healthy baby.
      Thanks for reading!
      Michlove

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      Samantha
      June 12, 2020 at 1:48 am

      I did a sneak peek test at 11 wks and said I was having a girl. I was so made up as have 3 boys already. Started buying little pink bits and even had a name picked and everything. Just had a gender scan to reveal I am having a little BOY! I’ve been so upset and shocked and can’t get my head around it. Feel awful for feeling this way too.

  • Reply
    Alex
    March 20, 2019 at 1:05 pm

    I didn’t know you did this! That’s crazy!!

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      Arin
      March 20, 2019 at 4:12 pm

      haha So I actually kept it super secret after the fact because I felt so strong it was wrong. I didn’t want people thinking I was in my head.

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    Nicole
    March 28, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    I just found your blog by google search. 🙂 I too, took the at home test, with three other males living in the home, though not present for the actual test. I cloroxed the area, washed my hands with soap, and was careful with package contents and what they touched. I got a boy result and am now awaiting final confirmation from an ultrasound to be sure. I did fib up a couple times during the test…I scrubbed under my nails, but didn’t use soap *it was super early, brain not functioning. Then I was about to pass out from the blood, so I was in a rush to prick my second finger and forgot to use the alcohol swab. Don’t even get me started on what got under my nails, lol. My gut feeling is this pregnancy IS a third boy, but sneakpeek has me all convinced I could have EASILY contaminated. I’m with you…I don’t think it is worth the uncertainty and wait. 🙂

    • Reply
      Arin
      March 28, 2019 at 12:40 pm

      Nicole,

      I am dying to know what you end up having, so you will have to save my blog address and come back and report! I felt like the only thing that I kind of flubbed was maybe under my nails too. I scrubbed hard, but I feel like there is no way to know if they were possibly clean enough. I have been loving the feedback I have been getting from other moms. Seems like a lot of people got a boy and it was a boy..and then I wonder, was their test pristine, or would they have gotten boy either way haha!
      Regardless, congratulations on your sweet bundle on the way and I can’t wait to hear what you’re for sure having. If its easier for follow up, I’m on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/arinsolange

      Arin

    • Reply
      Meghan
      March 6, 2020 at 10:04 am

      What did you end up having?
      I did all the steps but I forgot to use the alcohol swab

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    Kari
    April 29, 2019 at 8:57 pm

    I just did the sneakpeek test today! This makes me question everything! I have a husband and a son…and a male dog LOL so I scrubbed everything to my hearts content! Bleach and all! I am hoping I didn’t mess it up!

    • Reply
      Arin
      April 30, 2019 at 12:45 pm

      Eek! I am dying to hear your results and if they were accurate!!

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    Liz
    May 6, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    I did the sneak peak test at 11 weeks and it came back 100% boy. We were overjoyed because we have 2 girls already. I even had a nurse do the test to be sure i didn’t mess anything up. I was still nervous because I just didn’t think it would happen. We decided to go to an early ultrasound place at 14 weeks and 4 days and she said congrats you’re having a girl! I have never had so many emotions in my life. Sadness and confusion I just didn’t know what to think. We are so happy either way. In the end a healthy baby is all that matters and we are so blessed. We are waiting for our 20 week scan on May 15th to confirm for sure what it is. The early place lady wasn’t sure for a while because the cord was between the legs. I’m still convinced she is wrong but we will see. I wish I would have never done the sneak peek test because I feel like I would not have been so upset about the ultrasound. It was just like a stab in the gut.

    • Reply
      Arin
      May 6, 2019 at 8:39 pm

      Oh My gosh, Please be sure to update me here or on Instagram (@arinsolange) when you find out!! I am crossing my fingers for you. Did you go into a place for the nurse to complete the test, or did you have a nurse (friend/family) do it at your home? I am just curious, because this blog post has been by far one of my favorites for hearing others stories, and connecting with others!

      • Reply
        Danni Brown
        February 26, 2020 at 7:20 am

        Hi Arin,
        I just did the sneak peak test at a friends house with male dogs, a husband and a son (the dog was there but her family was gone). I got my results back and it says boy. I’m hoping the results are wrong! Our first, a little girl, passed away shortly after birth and our second is a healthy boy! So I really want my girl ❤️ I am only 11 weeks but have a doctors appt tmr and am going to ask for blood work there too since I am high risk 🙂

        • Reply
          Arin
          February 26, 2020 at 9:23 am

          Oh my gosh, bless your heart. I hope you get your sweet girl. If you think of it I would love if you updated me here or on Instagram (@arinsolange)! Praying for a healthy pregnancy for you.

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    Katie Flores
    May 20, 2019 at 9:33 pm

    I took the sneak peek test at 9 weeks and it came back 100% boy! I didn’t really trust it though when I saw the results. We have 2 boys already and I read a lot of reviews of people getting a false result ???? so I waited to announce until we had an ultrasound to confirm it. Well ultrasound confirmed that we are actually having a little girl!!! It was such a beautiful surprise!

    • Reply
      Arin
      May 21, 2019 at 5:15 pm

      So excited about this Katie!!

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    Samantha
    June 18, 2019 at 1:50 pm

    First pregnancy first baby at 38via ivf. Got a girl result on sneak peek today and was checking out others experiences. The real kicker is the ivf dr knows boy/girl but won’t tell because his office is “gender neutral” from the pre implantation genetic testing. Hubba and I are excited either way, but I don’t want to get into girl mode and it actually be a boy. 10.5 weeks till gender ultrasound

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      Arin
      June 18, 2019 at 9:08 pm

      Congratulations!! I keep hearing from everyone that “girl” is almost always right, so hopefully it is for you – just for the sake of how weird it is getting mixed results! Best of luck on a healthy pregnancy!

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    Amber
    June 25, 2019 at 6:25 pm

    Just got my results and hoping they are wrong as I have 4 boys last try for a girl it states 100% boy buy idk this time I been so sick have pimples and redskin not my glow I was sure it was a girl
    My hopes are dashed literally crying here

    • Reply
      Arin
      June 25, 2019 at 8:45 pm

      Oh my goodness I am crossing my fingers for you. Did you do the home test, or go into a clinic? I too was just so sure I was right that it was a girl, and like I said the test was wrong for me.

    • Reply
      Christina
      January 17, 2020 at 2:06 pm

      Amber did you end up with a girl?

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    Amber
    June 25, 2019 at 9:33 pm

    I did at home test I completely sprayed my area with Lysol and scrubbed my hands for mins after I had a shower
    I just sat crying for past two hours I mean I’m happy if baby is healthy but I so wanted my girl this is it for us and just it’s you so hard
    The hardest part is my first with my husband i was told via ultrasound it was a girl I was so excited so happy me and my mom bought a bunch of things that sit it tubs on hopes now it’s brikwn dreams ????

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      Arin
      June 26, 2019 at 8:52 am

      Well I am totally crossing my fingers for you. Come back and repot to me when you know for sure. I did SO MUCH LYSOL and scrubbed and scrubbed too, so hopefully there is still a chance!!

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    Anna
    October 2, 2019 at 11:01 am

    Just got my sneak peek test results yesterday… saying I’m having a boy (I’m 10 weeks and 2 days today). Trying not to put too much stock in it because I’ve read so many reviews saying it’s inaccurate. I have 2 girls at home and my husband. Like you, I followed the steps very carefully, washed thoroughly, scrubbed, etc. and now I’m really wondering if it’s true or not!

    I’m having the NIPT test at my OB’s office tomorrow so we’ll get results back from that sometime next week, and then I’ll do the ultrasound in 10ish weeks to confirm.

    • Reply
      Arin
      October 2, 2019 at 12:04 pm

      Oh my gosh I am so curious to hear if it is correct for you or not. You should let me know here, or via Instagram! @arinsolange. And congrats on your pregnancy!

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    Kimberly Rosinski
    October 8, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    My daughter has two boys already and we did this test….like you, she followed it to a tee!! scrubbed, etc….to get all the male DNA out of site as much as possible. Results said BOY!! guess what? fast forward a month and ultrasound says GIRL!!! we are way too excited to be upset….but i don’t think the results are as accurate as described. Glad to get my baby girl grandbaby in March!

    • Reply
      Arin
      October 8, 2019 at 9:34 pm

      Oh my gosh this makes my day for your daughter and you!!! I agree with you. I have had way too many people have similar experiences to me for me to think it is accurate. Enjoy all things fun and girly!

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    Regan Stanford
    October 27, 2019 at 9:20 am

    I was 9 weeks pregnant when I took the test and results said boy. My 20 week anatomy ultrasound is on Wednesday and I’m so excited to find out if it was right or not! This is my first baby so I’m happy with either but I’ve always hoped for a girl first! We shall see! I’m surprised at how many stories there are of it being wrong with the boy results!

    • Reply
      Arin
      October 27, 2019 at 10:19 am

      Oh my gosh, first off, congratulations!! Second – I would love to hear if it was right or not! I know sometimes its hard to remember to come back to a blog post, but would love to hear via Instagram if you are on there!! (my handle is @arinsolange)

    • Reply
      Arin
      January 7, 2020 at 9:55 pm

      Hi Regan, I am so curious what you found out?

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    Erin
    November 15, 2019 at 12:18 pm

    I took a Sneak Peek test at 8 weeks. Results cam back BOY. I am NOT convinced. I have a very strong feeling that it is just wrong!! I am sick in the same way as I was with my daughter. And I think I have pretty good intuition….

    When I took the test, I sanitized as I should, but did do the test in my first grade classroom (after school), which is of course, half full of boy students. Therefore, I suppose there is a chance of contamination. I was so uncomfortable with the results that I asked my doctor for a test in his office yesterday (at 9 weeks) because I want a second opinion! I will have to wait a week for those results. It is SO HARD TO WAIT!!!!

    • Reply
      Arin
      November 15, 2019 at 9:58 pm

      oh my gosh. So much go how I felt! You will have to DM me on Instagram and let me know what happens! @arinsolange is my handle!!

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    Whitney
    November 20, 2019 at 9:21 pm

    I took the sneak peek test at 9 weeks, I have my husband and my son’s DNA floating around my house. I scrubbed down my area and followed all the directions. Results came back Girl and after two ultrasounds to confirm and her birth earlier this year she is indeed all girl! The test was correct for me!

    • Reply
      Arin
      November 20, 2019 at 9:37 pm

      Oh I love hearing these results too!! Congratulations on your sweet girl!

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    Julia
    November 27, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    I just got my results back and it said girl! I have 2 boys already and I am really hoping that the girl result isn’t wrong! I’m 13.5 weeks/

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      Arin
      November 27, 2019 at 6:53 pm

      Oh my gosh!!! you will have to update me via Instagram (@arinsolange) or on here! I bet its right. It seems like those girl results are almost always right! congrats girl!!

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    Megan L O'Hare
    December 1, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    I got my Sneak Peak results last week, it said boy. Kind of had a gut feeling that it was a girl, but maybe it was wishful thinking? I have 4 kids, 2 boys & 2 girls, my husband has 1 boy and this is our first together, I was really hoping he would have a chance to experience a girl since this is definitely the last pregnancy (it was an oops- got pregnant with a iud in). Have to admit, I was a little disappointed and I’m hoping that with all that male DNA floating around, not to mention the male dog, that I somehow contaminated it, but I was super careful, so it may be accurate. Lol, yours being wrong gives me hope!! Hoping I’ll find out with the NIPT soon what the actual gender is!

    • Reply
      Arin
      December 2, 2019 at 5:44 pm

      Oh my goodness, I will be crossing my fingers for you!! I would love to hear what ends up happening – either comment here or shoot me a message on Instagram! (@arinsolange)

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    Natasha
    December 8, 2019 at 2:15 pm

    Found your blog after some googling. I have 2 boys at home (plus a husband) and my sneakpeek came back boy. I’m holding out hope it’s wrong!! Blood pooled under my nails as well, so that is giving some hope (weird sentence lol). Getting my nipt tomorrow so hopefully will know for sure this week! Thanks for sharing your story!

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      Arin
      December 8, 2019 at 4:14 pm

      Hi Natasha!

      Crossing my fingers for you and can’t wait to hear what you find out. Would love to hear on Instagram (@arinsolange!)

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        Natasha
        December 16, 2019 at 8:44 pm

        NIPT confirmed my 3rd boy today. So it was right for me. Feeling some gender disappointment but I’ll be okay when he’s here.

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          Arin
          December 17, 2019 at 5:52 pm

          Thank you so much for updating. And you sure will be great once that sweet boy is here!!

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    Danna
    December 15, 2019 at 10:06 am

    You guys should have just chosen the option where you take it to a lab and get a phlebotomist to draw your blood for you. No chance of contamination and worth the extra money not to stress about whether the results are accurate or not. 🙂

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      Arin
      December 15, 2019 at 9:05 pm

      I definitely thought about doing that, and know that is much more accurate, however, I felt as though if they stated a 99% success rate with home tests it was worth following the directions and doing it that way.

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    Amy
    December 16, 2019 at 6:13 am

    I took the test around thanksgiving, found out we were having another little boy. I was so sure I was having a girl. This pregnancy has been 100% different. The sickness this time around is so awful… waiting for ultrasound results in January.

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      Arin
      December 16, 2019 at 2:42 pm

      Amy, I am so curious to hear what you are having! Be sure to comment back or find me on Instagram (@arinsolange) to let me know!!

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    Morgan
    December 21, 2019 at 1:34 pm

    I found your blog from a google search about SneakPeek. I was supposed to get my results today – but instead I received an email telling me they were unable to run my sample. I’m very disappointed in this because I am an Nurse and had one my coworkers draw my blood (from a vein my hand) under sterile conditions. I am opting not to repeat the test and will just do the NIPT after the holidays. I wouldn’t recommend the sneakpeek to anyone – I just don’t think the results are trustworthy.

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      Arin
      December 22, 2019 at 6:27 pm

      Morgan – I so appreciate this comment! I have loved getting to hear results and outcome from so many ladies via this post – I am doing a follow up blog post to this one and would love to quote you if you are open to it?

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    Vera
    December 26, 2019 at 8:01 am

    I also found your log via google search an I am happy I did because it gives me a little hope. I am a mom of three boys and a husband. Youngest son is 23 months old. So I believe you can guess the amount of male DNA in my home. I was very excited when I received my sneak peek kit in the evening and couldn’t wait until morning to do the test. 1 was 10+ weeks when I did the test at home in my kitchen. Hubby was sleeping in the bedroom, older boys were gone to school and youngest was gone with grandma. I Cleaned an area in the kitchen counter top with Lysol (my kids sit in this same area everyday to eat breakfast, lunch, dinner). But my mind wasn’t even thinking that at the time because was eager to do the test plus I was already running late for work that morning. I followed the instructions. However I missed the brushing . I just washed my hands with soap and water. Did not air dry. I used paper towel to dry ( guess which one I used, the one used by the whole family). Like I said earlier, my mind wasn’t thinking. I just needed to do the test, drop it off In the mail and go to work.

    I usually read reviews before trying new products. Unfortunately, this time, I never even thought about reading the reviews about this test before purchasing it. Guess I was carried by the fact that it’s 99+% accurate. Had I read reviews, I probably would have been more careful and strict with prep. I started reassessing and picking up my mistakes after the results came back saying BOY. I love and cherish my boys so much. However, this time around we were trying for a girl. So this is not the news I was expecting to hear. I was very disappointed and Felt so down. I have 4 brothers and no sister, so I have always prayed for a baby girl so bad.

    I though the test would just confirm my gut feeling that I am carrying a baby girl. But I ended up being very disappointed. However I still believe this test might be wrong for me I am still having some hope because I didn’t sanitize as much as u and the others did. Also, with all 3 of my boys, I had severe morning sickness and vomiting almost every single day up to weeks 14-16 of pregnancy. However with this pregnancy, very little or no morning sickness at all. I’ve only thrown up once and that was from gaging with tooth brushing. Based on my past experiences, it’s kinda strange for me to be pregnant and don’t feel sick. I am 12 weeks today and I am enjoying this pregnancy but hoping and praying that the sneak peek results were wrong. I really want my little girl 👧. But the bottom line is a Healthy baby.

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      Arin
      December 27, 2019 at 4:53 pm

      Vera,

      I am so curious to hear your results from this!! Update me here or on Instagram (Arinsolange). I am crossing my fingers for you that its a girl and if not like you said – HEALTHY!

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        Vera
        December 28, 2019 at 12:46 am

        I sure will keep you updated once I have the anatomy ultrasound by week 20

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          Victoria
          January 27, 2020 at 3:14 pm

          Update pls

          • Vera
            January 29, 2020 at 10:57 pm

            I have not found out yet. I’ll be sure to update when I do. Thx

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          Whitney
          April 22, 2020 at 8:52 am

          Have you found out Vera?

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    Kristen
    December 30, 2019 at 2:06 am

    I am 10 weeks with our 4th and we currently have 3 boys, and a male dog! Lol I am a RN so I had it drawn from an IV site at work to eliminate any risk of decontamination. My husband has guessed the sex every time, he said girl this go ‘round and so did sneak peak!!! I am sooo excited but still in shock because I
    Had convinced myself it was likely another boy seeing as that’s all we’ve made in the past 😹 I was so confident in whatever this said because I knew I eliminated the contamination factor, but now after reading all the reviews it makes me so anxious for our ultrasound. Thankfully the girl result seems to be more accurate. I’ll let you know when we have a ultrasound!

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      Arin
      December 30, 2019 at 1:35 pm

      Kristen! Oh my gosh I am so excited for you! Everyone I have talked to who has gotten a girl result has been correct, so I bet you are having a girl. I AM SO EXCITED FOR YOU and I don’t even know you haha.

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        Kristen
        January 3, 2020 at 9:21 am

        Lol!! Thank you Arin! ! We are pretty excited and of course Grandma has already started her wardrobe and Im still waiting to buy anything until i see that ultrasound! 😂

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        Nickelle
        January 14, 2020 at 9:58 pm

        I just got my sneak peek results today and it says little girl! This is my first baby and it took me 8 years to conceive, so I’m happy either way, but I always wanted a girl so I’m hoping it’s right. It does seem like the girl results are more accurate so fingers crossed.

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          Arin
          January 14, 2020 at 11:14 pm

          Oh my gosh!! First off, biggest congratulations to you! What a blessing. It seems as tho the girl results are nearly always right, so I bet you are getting that sweet girl of your dreams. I can totally relate to that, and am so happy for you. Wishing you a happy healthy pregnancy and delivery.

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    Britany
    January 10, 2020 at 9:09 pm

    I took the sneak peek test at 10 1/2 weeks and the results came back saying 100% girl! I was so shocked because I really thought it was a boy. I’m happy that it said girl, but my husband is determined that it’s wrong. Everything I have read about the test though says if it comes back saying girl then there really isn’t a mistake. Fingers crossed it’s right, and we have a healthy baby! 💜

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      Arin
      January 11, 2020 at 2:34 pm

      Congratulations!! I have definitely heard that it’s almost always right when it says girl! would love to hear what you end up having here or on Instagram (@arinsolange)!

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    Sarah
    January 12, 2020 at 10:20 pm

    I took the sneakpeak test this week at my OB office. I had my results with in 36 hrs of my blood being drawn. Our results said it’s a girl! I was right at 10 weeks when taking the test. I too feel more confident with my results since the issues tend to be around male results. We also have no strong desire for a boy or girl and just pray for a health baby. So even if our results change, we are happy. We have shared the news with close friends and family but have yet to even post or share our pregnancy with social media. We have decided to not share anything until confirmed in our anatomy scan. Knowing the gender has really helped me become more excited about this process and has given us the opportunity to name our baby and feel more connected.

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      Arin
      January 12, 2020 at 10:50 pm

      Congratulations! I love that your OB office lets you do it! I totally agree that girl results seem spot on, and knowing the gender makes things so real and exciting. I hope you have a healthy pregnancy!

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    Sam
    January 13, 2020 at 7:22 am

    This was so helpful. Thanks so much for sharing!!!

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      Arin
      January 13, 2020 at 3:26 pm

      You are so welcome!

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    Britanny
    January 14, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    My pregnancy now is 100000x different than my pregnancy with my son. I was so sure I was having a girl, but I didn’t want to say it out loud because I didn’t want to jinx it. I was hesitant to take the Sneak Peek test because I didn’t want to worry if I would get an inaccurate result, but I did it anyway because I’m impatient. I got the results back today and it says BOY. I’m not going to 100% believe it until my next ultrasound though…

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      Arin
      January 14, 2020 at 11:15 pm

      Britanny, I would love to hear what the result is either here or on Instagram (@arinsolange) or Facebook (Arin Solange at home!). I felt the same way (as the post says)!

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        Denise
        January 25, 2020 at 10:29 pm

        I got my sneak peek done on the 22nd off January, on the25 I got a boy results, since we’re already have 3 boys my husband want me to have an abortion, I was hoping a baby girl, cause my 6 years old daughter is dying for a baby sister. I told my husband I’m not having any abortion, I can’t wait to have my ultrasound done, it’s killing me when she’s calling every little girl sister.

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      Whitney Puckett
      April 22, 2020 at 8:55 am

      What did you end up with?

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    Morgan
    January 24, 2020 at 8:02 am

    I took the sneak a peek test at 9 weeks! My result came back boy. I have 2 girls and 1 boy and honestly I was hoping for another girl! I find out today at 1130 by ultrasound if they are correct but I’m so hoping it’s wrong! Lol

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      Arin
      January 24, 2020 at 10:22 am

      One of my favorite things about the comments on this blog post is people actually being honest about hoping for a certain gender haha. crossing my fingers for you! If you think of it, you should update me here or on Instagram (@arinsoange).

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    Morgan
    January 24, 2020 at 2:26 pm

    Haha oh yes gender disappointment and gender bias is a real thing!! Lol I found out my test was wrong and I’m having my little girl!! 🙂

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      Arin
      January 25, 2020 at 10:43 am

      oh my gosh, congratulations girl!!

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      Vera
      January 29, 2020 at 11:05 pm

      Happy for you Morgan. Your post gives me some hope. I am so much hoping my sneak peak boy results were wrong just like yours. After 3 boys, I really want my bb girl.

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    Becky
    February 8, 2020 at 7:20 pm

    I took the sneak peek test at 11 weeks. I was in a hurry when I took the test but followed directions, washes my hands 3 times scrubbed underneath my nails and bleached the whole area. I had the results sent to my aunts email because she wanted to throw a gender reveal party and couldn’t wait until the 16 or 20 week sonogram. The results said boy but in my gut I think it’s a girl. This pregnancy is so much different that my sons. Unfortunately we won’t find out for sure for another month.

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      Arin
      February 8, 2020 at 9:35 pm

      Becky,

      I am so curious to hear what you end up having! you will have to let me know. It definitely is possible it was wrong. I have been shocked by how many false boy results are in these comments.

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    Vera
    February 21, 2020 at 8:28 pm

    Just found out today we are having another boy. 4th and done. Disappointed but praying for a Healthy baby. Some things aren’t just meant to be.

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      Arin
      February 22, 2020 at 8:42 pm

      Vera, I totally understand that disappointment. Praying for him to arrive healthy for both of you!

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    Mel
    February 29, 2020 at 11:46 pm

    I took the test yesterday. I cannot stand the site of blood but thought I was brave enough. I am 9 weeks pregnant, I have 2 boys and fingers crossed for a girl. I filled the vial halfway before I almost passed out. Like everything was turning black, shallow breathing, shaking…the whole 9 yards. So I quickly sit down get my refillable waterbottle(that my boys handled earlier), I wasnt thinking but knew I needed something cold quick. Once I felt well enough, I got up, used my last alcohol swabs to clean my bloody finger(and of course without thinking cleaned a new finger with the same alcohol swab), I sprayed rubbing alcohol on my hands, pricked another finger and proceeded to fill the vial. Then I finished the test and sent it off.
    Results said boy, but this pregnancy surely is not like my previous 2. I’m nauseous most of the time, my boobs are already sore and have been sore since I first found out. Many smells turn my stomach and I’m already in stretchy pants so early. I dont know. But I guess I will have to wait a while to find out for sure.

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      Arin
      March 1, 2020 at 1:08 pm

      you will have to update me!! it is seriously brutal to take in my opinion, so I am so sorry it was such a rough test for you!! crossing my fingers for accurate results either way!

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    Amanda
    March 31, 2020 at 7:22 pm

    I did Sneak Peek last week. I did not follow the directions to a T, but felt it was sufficient enough. This is my 4th baby, oldest is an 8 year old girl and is severely Autistic. Then I have 2 boys, 7 and 2 and a 14 year old stepson, as well as a husband and 2 male animals. Results came back boy and I’m devastated, but hoping at my ultrasound this weekend that by the grace of God, my test was wrong. I have this void in my heart and I’m longing for a little girl I can buy bows for and paint her nails and toes and dress up. My daughter could never tolerate bows and I’ve never been able to paint her nails due to sensory issues. She’s also nonverbal, which makes it that much harder. I will update this weekend!! Fingers crossed!!

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      Arin
      April 1, 2020 at 10:34 am

      Amanda, I hope you get your second sweet girl, and am praying for a healthy pregnancy for you! Based on all the comments on this post and my own results a false male is definitely very possible! looking forward to hearing your end result!

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    Maggie Carmack
    April 19, 2020 at 2:06 pm

    I took the sneak peek test and got my results yesterday. It said boy (yay!) but now that I am reading all these reviews and stories about false boy results I’m really questioning it! I have a boy and a girl already and I felt like it was a girl again based off my pregnancy symptoms feeling more similar to my daughters pregnancy than my sons. I don’t have a preference either way but I’m just curious! The blood definitely did get under my nail and I took the test in the same bathroom my husband and I share sooo I’m extra skeptical. We shall see!!!

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      Arin
      April 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

      Hi Maggie! I would love to hear your update when you find out!! Congratulations on your pregnancy.

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        Maggie
        April 22, 2020 at 10:16 am

        Thanks so much! I will update once I find out for sure!

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        Kimberley
        June 27, 2020 at 3:40 pm

        Hi everyone I have 4 boys 13,11,8 and 10 months I done sneak peak @ 9weeks 1day I scrubbed everything with bleach washed hands 1000 times and air dried them got blood easy didn’t get under my nails. Results came back girl !!! I’m trying so hard not to get excited as I don’t want to be crushed if it’s a boy…. I do feel completely different on this one no sore boobs very little sickness ? I guess we will have to wait and see??

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          Arin
          June 28, 2020 at 8:20 am

          Kimberley,

          Oh my gosh I’m so excited for you. I have only had one person of the thousands of messages and comments who has told me their girl result was wrong!

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    Kylie Nicole
    April 21, 2020 at 12:53 am

    I took my at home test at 17 weeks because this pandemic has not allowed me to go to OB appointments and get ultrasounds. I have an 8 month old daughter and made my husband stay upstairs. Cleaned my kitchen like crazy and scrubbed my hands up to my elbow until they were red. I even changed my clothes before I did the test. I was not risking anything! Lol I personally did not struggle with the finger prick. My blood flowed so quickly and didn’t get under my nails. I only used one finger and It took me 1 minute to prick my finger and fill up the vile, which surprised me because I kept hearing how difficult it would be. My results came back 4 days later saying Girl. I want another girl so bad, so I’m scared that its too good to be true. I’m also not sure if I’ll be able to confirm since my hospital isn’t allowing me to personally go in. I just turned 20 weeks so I may have to wait until birth to confirm. We already did our gender announcement on social media and we’ve picked out a name as well. I will be so bummed if it is wrong because then we’ll have to go back and tell everyone “never mind.” Haha Fingers crossed that my results are accurate!

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      Arin
      April 21, 2020 at 8:24 am

      Aww first off congratulations – and second, I am so sorry you’re dealing with all of this pandemic stuff while pregnant. It sure seems like girl results are normally pretty accurate so I would trust it! Wishing you a safe and healthy pregnancy.

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        Kylie Nicole
        April 21, 2020 at 11:33 am

        Thank you so much! I’m pretty confident it’s accurate as well! But I guess nothings ever 100% until they’re born!

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    Elizabeth
    April 24, 2020 at 9:34 am

    The wait it SO difficult.
    I have 2 boys and am expecting a 3rd baby. I honestly don’t have a preference on gender but I DESPERATELY want to KNOW if it is a boy or a girl! I’ll be completely candid and note that I took the test about 24 hours before I should have (because I apparently cannot count); So that’s error number one on my part.

    Taking the test was HARD. While the instructions were clear getting your blood (from a trembling finger) to drop in that tiny test tube was next to impossible for me. It for sure dropped/dripped on the outside of the tube and I also forgot to pull my hair back and change my shirt. So the likelihood of contamination is real! Also to note: I’m still nursing my youngest son. I’m not certain If that could play a role in result.

    My result came back BOY and I honestly feel like it is such a shot in the dark after reading all of the reviews, YouTube videos and blogs. I think this was an emotional roller coaster I could have completely avoided and I also believe Sneek Peak needs to do a revaluation on their statistics. I will find out in a few weeks at an actual scan!

    Also – what a cool blog! I’m officially a fan!

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      Arin
      April 24, 2020 at 1:03 pm

      Elizabeth, First off, thank you so much!! So excited to have you along as a reader! – Second I couldn’t agree with you more. I think for me I kept kicking myself for the emotional roller coaster of still not knowing BUT having this looming test that was supposed to be ‘so accurate.’ I would say don’t trust it until you get official doctor results at the scan, and I wish you the best of luck with your pregnancy! I would love to hear what you end up having!!

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    Kimberly
    April 30, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    I took this Sneak Peek test last week and got my results within 24 hours. I’m 9 weeks pregnant with our second baby, we have a 1 year old boy. I took the test in our guest bathroom where my son bathes. I showered, did not get dressed other than under garments (TMI?!) and scrubbed the entire bathroom. I am a clean freak to begin with but I wiped walls, cabinets, took everything out of the bathroom, scrubbed my nails….you get the point! Oh, I also have a male dog so I’m the only female in the house. I had my mom come help me and made her change and scrub before coming into the room…I felt crazy but we laughed so hard at my inability to get my blood working and my moms reaction to the whole thing. It went under my nail, I did two fingers, and it looked like a crime scene. But the memories I have now…it was worth it for those!! 😂

    We got the results back…it’s another boy! I’m excited, sure I wanted a girl, but my son will love a brother. Knowing the test could be wrong, I guess we have small hope it’s a girl but I have a guy feeling it’s another boy. This pregnancy is the exact same, if not easier this time.

    I have our NIPT test and 13 week ultrasound on the 29th and will update you when I know.

    For anyone curious- I wouldn’t waste your money. It creates angst and extra worry. And when you get the results, you will end up questioning them anyway. Just wait until your OB can confirm everything. Xoxo

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      Arin
      April 30, 2020 at 9:14 pm

      I can’t wait to hear what you are having! But I agree with you, the angst and added stress is not worth it. Congratulations on your pregnancy, and as a mama of 2 boys, brothers are SO SWEET, so either way it will be amazing!

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    Kimberly
    May 1, 2020 at 7:24 am

    Yes so true! I have a reminder next to my appt on my calendar to remind you what we are having, if the test was accurate for me or not. Which, I know it was!

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      Kimberly
      June 10, 2020 at 2:26 pm

      My results and doctor confirmation says BOY. So the test worked for me!!

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        Arin
        June 11, 2020 at 10:04 am

        Kimberly,

        Congratulations!! I love hearing that it was right!! Best of luck with your sweet boy.

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    Amy
    May 21, 2020 at 10:36 pm

    I’m hanging all of my hopes on this blog post! Haha! I’m pregnant with a bonus baby – very much unplanned – after 3 boys who are 11,9,7. I took my kit over to my friends house (she has a hubby and a male cat) and we wiped everything down with disinfectant wipes. First off – I’m wondering if disinfectant is even enough?! Anyway.. I scrubbed my nails to death, in between my fingers etc etc .. the works. I am so convinced this baby is a girl… but the results have come back BOY. I’m not sad, just deflated, and really hoping that my bonus babe is actually my daughter that I never thought I’d be blessed with. I have a private gender scan booked for June 23rd, so I will be announcing both the pregnancy and the gender at that point, but not a moment sooner!

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      Arin
      May 22, 2020 at 8:42 am

      Hi Amy!! Crossing my fingers for you! I would love if you came back to let me know what the baby is!

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        Amy
        May 22, 2020 at 4:46 pm

        I definitely will! Hope it was wrong for me. I cannot shake that feeling that this is a girl. I’ll feel so silly if it’s not! My body is doing such different things with this pregnancy! I’ll be back in late June to update you. 💛

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          Arin
          May 23, 2020 at 8:09 am

          Thanks Amy!! and Crossing my fingers for you!!!

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          Khelsi
          June 28, 2020 at 6:31 am

          What did the ultrasound reveal?!

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    Victoria
    June 24, 2020 at 8:36 pm

    I just did the sneak peak test! I have. 2 1/2 year old boy and we were hoping for a baby girl. I followed everything to a t washed my hands probably way more than I needed to! I did it on our coffee table where my son and husband constantly sit around but I cloroxed everything and then Lysol I went above and beyond! Got the results back and it says boy!! I cried… of course I want a healthy baby no matter what and I was so sure this was a girl this time because everything was so different! I’ll find out for sure in a couple weeks. Praying I get my baby girl!

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      Arin
      June 25, 2020 at 8:15 am

      Crossing my fingers so much for you! If you think of it – update us when you hear.

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