gender disappointment


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gender disappointment

n
a feeling of depression or anxiety experienced by an expectant parent when the gender of the baby does not match his or her preference
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He has seen an "exponential" year-on-year growth in inquiries from British couples about PGD, with many of those now specifically citing gender disappointment, something he wasn't seeing even three years ago.
co.uk, where other mums spoke about Kerry had mix-up their "gender disappointment".
"If you feel you could be affected by gender disappointment, it's vital to remember your child isn't just a sex, it's a wonderful person with its own character and traits waiting to be loved and cherished.
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