Top 5 unforgettable gender reveal articles of 2018

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Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK 

With gender reveals popular among parents-to-be we've covered many an inventive idea over the years.

More recently however, there have been a few that haven't gone according to plan, with one unforgettable gender reveal ending up in true disaster, with a hefty fine slapped on the expectant couple.

Read on to see our top-rating gender reveal articles of 2018. None of them are your standard balloons-out-of-a-box scenario.

1. Parents cop huge fine after gender reveal fail

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It's not a great way to herald a new life, by starting a massive wildfire that took Arizona firefighters a week to put out.

Read all about this disastrous and very expensive gender reveal here.

2. The law cracks down on 'baby burnouts'

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It's the gender reveal trend police have well and truly had enough of. Baby burnouts made headlines for all the wrong reasons this year.
 
Read the full story here.

3. A message from the grave

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It's a gender reveal that brings tears instantly to the eyes, when a loving husband put together a gender reveal for his wife featuring the voice of her late father.
 
Read the story and see the video  here.

4. Midwife spills the beans

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It should be up to the parents when and if they find out the sex of the baby, right? Not according to this midwife.
 
Read the full story here.

5. Gender reveal backlash

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With any gift-giving occasion comes a little stress. This lady has had enough of the gift-buying bonanza she's expected to shell out her hard-earned dollars on.
 
Read the article here.