Photo Captures Moment Couple Learn Newborn's Sex (Photos)

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A photographer captured the moment a California couple learned the gender of their newborn baby.

Kim Guiley said she was expecting to have another daughter when she went into labor. But when the baby was born, she and her husband were shocked to see that it was a boy, the Daily Mail reported.

Susannah Gill Photographic Storytelling, Guiley's photographer, captured the looks on the couple's faces, which perfectly described their excitement and surprise.

"Can't stop laughing at this awesome capture by our birth photographer @susannahgill_photostorytelling," Guiley posted on her Instagram account. "After a lifetime of dreaming about one of each, but months of feeling so strongly that we were having another girl, this is the moment we discovered Theo's sex!!"

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Guiley told the Daily Mail she hoped to be a mother to "both a girl and a boy ... [as] I come from a family of one girl and one boy."

The mother-of-two said she had previously suffered a miscarriage after the birth of her daughter, Hazel. When she became pregnant again, the couple decided to leave the gender of the baby a surprise.

"After experiencing a loss, all that mattered to us was a healthy baby, and we would have been thrilled either way," Guiley said. "But over the course of my pregnancy, I had convinced myself we were having another girl."

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She described the moment after giving birth when she discovered her baby was a boy.

"I was overcome with shock and joy, as you can see!" she told the Daily Mail.

Guiley wrote more about her recent birth in her blog, Santa Cruz Family Doula Collective.

"Shocked was an understatement," she wrote. "I was blown away and totally elated."

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Sources: Daily MailSanta Cruz Family Doula Collective / Photo credit: Susannah Gill Photographic Storytelling, Instagram via Daily Mail

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