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Every expectant parent is asked at some point, "Is it a boy or a girl?" That question is also the crux of the "gender reveal" party, where the gender of an expected baby is dramatically revealed through cake, balloons, smoke or another elaborate method.

Carey Goldberg talks about some of the questions and concerns raised by these parties, as pointed out in a piece published in the journal Pediatrics on Friday.

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Carey Goldberg, host of WBUR's CommonHealth blog, which tweets @commonhealth.

This segment aired on November 27, 2017.

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