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Oops! Hayley and Tyler Hubbard Announced the Wrong Sex at Their Gender Reveal!

Hayley and Tyler Hubbard found out they were expecting a baby boy at their sweet gender reveal. But as it turns out, that's not quite true...

Hayley and Tyler Hubbard threw an absolutely adorable "dirt bikes or diamonds" gender reveal party to announce their first baby's sex. The party was perfectly planned (and chock full of inspiration for other parents-to-be!), but the sweet couple got one element wrong: They announced they were expecting a baby boy....but in reality, Hayley is carrying a girl!

You're probably scratching your head right now, but here's how it happened: The Florida Georgia Line musician and his wife had a blood test that suggested they were having a baby boy, at which point they revealed the big news. But as it turns out, the blood test wasn't totally accurate (that can happen, believe it or not!), and the couple just learned that it's actually a girl!

"Gods got jokes......After thinking we are having a boy for the last few months, turns out the blood test was wrong and we're actually having a little girl," Tyler wrote in an Instagram post announcing the news. "Woe... so many emotions but really really excited about this next chapter even if God does like throwing us a curve ball every now and then. Just keeping us on our toes. #daddysgirl"

This story might sound crazy, but it's not a totally unique situation. We imagine the couple took advantage of the NIPT test, a non-invasive blood test that can tell you your baby's sex (and other important genetic information) with remarkable—but not perfect—accuracy. It appears Tyler and Hayley's test got it wrong, though, and we're guessing an ultrasound gave them their real results. It all begs the question....should you announce your baby's sex before you've confirmed it with an ultrasound? 

Obviously, it's not the end of the world if you have to inform your friends and family that your baby boy is actually a baby girl (or vice versa!), but it is worth considering. After all, parents in similar situations may have chosen names, decorated nurseries or become attached to the idea of having a baby of a certain sex after hearing inaccurate results. But ultimately, it doesn't really matter in the long run—and while a situation like this one may throw you for a loop, isn't that what parenting is all about?

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Hayley shared the news on her Instagram feed as well, writing:  "Baby Hubbard's keeping us on our toes & has another announcement to make!! It's not a boy! It's a GIRL!!! our hearts are exploding with joy all over again! And shock! And excitement!"