Mom Gets Twice the Surprise at Her Gender Reveal (But It’s Not What You Think)

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Gender reveal parties are fun way to celebrate finding out if you’re having a boy or a girl. For one expectant mom, her gender reveal surprise party was a doubly exciting moment she will never forget. And we know what you’re thinking—no, wasn’t twins. The surprise was even more awesome!

Houston mom-to-be Steaphanie Soto got two big surprises at her gender reveal party this July. As the video posted to Twitter shows, after building up the suspense, Soto and her boyfriend, Anthony Atilano, popped a giant black ballon and were showered in pink confetti. Aw, it’s a girl! But wait…

Both mom and dad were ecstatic, but the excitement didn’t stop there. Atilano pulled out an extra surprise of his own as he dropped to one knee and proposed to Soto in front of all of their gathered friends and family. Naturally, she said yes.

The video has since gone viral with millions of views and likes. “I was shocked, I wasn’t expecting it to go viral,” Atilano told Considering how heartwarming the moment is, though it’s not hard to see why the internet has fallen in love with this surprising proposal.

—Shahrzad Warkentin

Featured photo: Kelly Sikkema via Unsplash


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