The man was all smiles as he deceived loved ones into thinking they had had a son, before quickly confirming that the couple in fact were the parents of a daughter.
A happy new father pulled quite the prank on family and friends in the hospital, shortly after he and his wife welcomed a new baby; the man was all smiles as he deceived loved ones into thinking they had had a son, before quickly confirming that the couple in fact were the parents of a daughter.
Earlier this week, Instagram account, @GenderRevealVideos shared images of the emotional hijinks to the social media platform, in a clip that has since been viewed more than 54,000 times.
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In the images, the new father beams as he approaches family and friends gathered in a waiting room in the hospital, apparently on the way from his wife Daniela Moneta’s room.
Slowly unzipping a black sports-jacket, the father turns out to be a blue T-shirt, apparently to signal the birth of a boy, before unzipping the jacket all the way to reveal the text – “It’s a girl!”
The fake-out immediately sends the crew into a frenzy, and the group bursts into happy hysteria, the celebrate of the new (female) next to their bread.
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Although the foreigners came as a complete shock to the couple’s family and friends, Daniella has since revealed that the plan has been long in the works ahead of the baby’s birth.
“I just wanted to play a little trick on our families. I knew that as soon as they saw a blue or pink shirt they would immediately know if it is a boy or girl, so I thought, why not entice them a bit?” the new mom told Popsugar. “I have two shirts because my husband and I didn’t know what we had.”
Instagram commenters, meanwhile, reported that they were largely surprised and delighted with the playful gender reveal.
“I think this is super cute,” one fan wrote.
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“He fooled me,” another agreed.
“Maybe they’re all a lot of the boys in the family?” another asked questions as to why the couple’s family and friends proved to be so much more excited by the confirmation that the baby was a girl.