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November 4, 2019

Pink or blue? Some gender reveal parties take a dangerous turn

  • An explosion that killed an Iowa woman highlights the extreme lengths to which some families go to advertise on social media that they're expecting a boy or a girl.
  • By GRANT SCHULTE
    Associated Press

    It was supposed to be a happy moment, a chance to declare the sex of a soon-to-be-born baby with a blast of color and burst of attention on social media.

    But the gender reveal party explosion that killed an Iowa woman on Oct. 26 highlights the extreme lengths to which some families go to advertise on social media that they're expecting a boy or a girl.


     
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