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15 Of The Most Surprising Baby Announcements Of 2015

Grab your tissues, folks.

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1. Bun in the Oven

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Dana Griffin-Graves surprised her husband Arkell Graves with the news of her pregnancy with the classic "bun in the oven" reveal. The couple had previously suffered four miscarriages and one stillborn birth, so you can imagine why Arkell had such an intensely emotional reaction to the happy news.


2. Baby Food Surprise

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YouTuber Corey Williams was confused when his wife, Kristen, gave him a jar of baby food to sample during a fun taste test challenge. It took a little prompting from Kristen before he realized that the baby food was a hint of things to come. Corey could hardly believe it when Kristen told him, "We're having a baby!"

3. iPregnant

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This guy just got the best birthday gift from his wife. She handed him an Apple Watch box, but when he opened it, he was stunned to see a positive pregnancy test! His deeply emotional response is quite moving.

4. Whisper Challenge

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Husband and wife, Alexa and Drew Goolsby, decided to announce their pregnancy to Alexa's parents, Robert and Sharla Anderson, by playing the "Whisper Challenge," a popular game they'd seen Jimmy Fallon play with his guests on The Tonight Show. The grandparents were given noise-canceling headphones and were told to guess what Alexa was saying.


5. Spoon Announcement

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Cheryl Malik and her husband decided to spill their exciting news to Cheryl's parents over dinner. As her parents enjoyed their soup they discovered that their spoons were stamped with the words "grandma" and "grandpa."

6. Mom Peed Her Pants

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Lynnda’s daughter also used the popular "bun in the oven" clue to surprise her mom in this hilarious clip from America’s Funniest Home Videos. It took Lynnda a hot minute to understand what was happening, but when she finally figured it out, she lost control of both her mind and her bladder.


7. Best Christmas Surprise Ever

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Caryn and Brian Canatella confessed their exciting news by gifting their family with a DVD full of candid family moments. The movie ends with a sonogram of Brian and Caryn's child. The family FREAKS!

8. Ella Finds Out She's Having Another Brother

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Christina Grasso posted this video which captured her goddaughter Ella's candid and brutally honest response when her father told her she is going to have another brother. Let's just say she didn't take the news well.

9. Adorable Irish Boy Gets His Wish

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Six-year-old Jake Dooley had the sweetest reaction when his mom, Teresa Dooley, gave him the news that his wish of becoming a big brother was finally coming true. Jake's parents gave him a series of cards saying things like "I'm sorry I took so long to get here," which Jake read out loud on camera. When little Jake finds out what it all means, he's reduced to tears in a very moving response.


10. Best Big Brother Ever

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When Sarah Bromby told her son Ethan that he was going to be a big brother, the incredibly cute boy couldn't even believe the news. Ethan did a double take at the sight of ultrasound photos and kept asking his mom if the baby was really in her belly.

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Must-See Moment: Yes, another adorable kid with an adorable accent — this time British! There are so many wonderfully joyful moments in this one, but the moment at 0:51 when Ethan goes from elation to a very heartfelt offer for the baby to share his bed is just lovely.

11. Justin and Emily: The Surprise

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You might know Justin Baldoni from the CW's Jane The Virgin, or from his epic proposal video that went mega viral in 2013. Now, Justin and his wife Emily are back at it with a charming video of them surprising friends and family, including the cast and crew of Jane The Virgin, with the news that they are expecting their first baby.

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Must-See Moment: This video is jam-packed with amazing reactions, but at around 2:39, they show their ultrasound video for the big reveal, and you see all of the reactions come in at once. It's some pretty powerful stuff.


12. Surprise, it's TWINS!

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Since it was their third pregnancy, Jill and Shawn decided to wait until 20 weeks to find out their baby’s gender. They even invited Jill’s sister Kelly along, and she absolutely freaked out when it was revealed that they were having TWINS!

13. Best Kept Secret

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After an ultrasound let Korey and Sharon Rademacher know that they were expecting TWO baby girls, they decided to keep it all a big secret for a double-whammy of a surprise! When friends and family arrived at the hospital, they were only expecting to find out if the baby was a boy or a girl. They were absolutely not expecting TWO babies!

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Must-See Moment: The hospital reactions are plentiful and delightful, but at 4:33, Korey and Sharon have Grandma and Grandpa close their eyes and then hand each of them a baby. When they open their eyes, the new grandparents are shocked to see that they are BOTH holding babies!

14. Mom of Six Boys Learns She's Having A Girl

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Cher and Stephen Lair had pretty much given up on the idea of having a girl after giving birth to six sons. For their seventh child, they decided to have a friend bake a cake that would be either pink or blue inside to reveal the baby's gender. When they discovered they were having a girl, Cher's mind is ~blown~ and it's epic.

15. Babies Make Charlie Sick

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We’ve all seen those adorably sweet videos of pets meeting the family baby for the first time with happiness and love. This is not one of those videos. Like most new parents bringing a baby home to a pet, Charlie’s humans gave him newborn baby Sadie’s hat and blanket to sniff, to learn her scent. But as soon as Charlie hears “Sadie is gonna come home tomorrow!” he loses it. Literally.