The video gone viral since being published on Saturday.
Gender reveals are an extremely modern concept that have existed since around 2008, in which a couple invites friends and family around to reveal if they are having a boy or a girl.
However they are becoming increasingly scrutinised in wider society.
Critics of gender reveals believe they reinforce cultural beliefs about gender – such as girls wearing pink and boys wearing blue – that can be damaging to children who don’t want to conform to traditional gender roles.
Some of yall seem confused pic.twitter.com/4EjweNYsV6
— nikki mccann ramírez (@NikkiMcR) November 24, 2019
Not to mention that when they go wrong, they can go horribly wrong.
Despite this, every week a new couple seems to go viral with their take on the gender reveal and the weekend just gone was no exception.
But this time there was a twist:
Ok they win. pic.twitter.com/RmkVoiRpOQ
— nikki mccann ramírez (@NikkiMcR) November 23, 2019
And the video has received a mostly positive response on Twitter – with more than 65,000 retweets since Saturday.
It’s confirmed. Their child gon be shrek
— ItsNathan (@ItsNathan19) November 24, 2019
Congrats on the baby, guys pic.twitter.com/MClitiLEki
— Kyra Haas (@kc_haas) November 24, 2019