The Adorable Way Carrie Underwood Found Out She’s Having a Boy

11/19/2014 at 11:00 AM ET

Carrie Underwood pregnant baby sex reveal
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The world discovered Carrie Underwood was having a boy when Brad Paisley spilled the beans at the CMA Awards, but the mom-to-be and Mike Fisher made sure that they found out in a much more intimate setting.

And no, it wasn’t at the doctor’s office.

“It’s kind of a sterile place,” Underwood told ABC News Radio. “We got to see all the pictures and everything. It was really cool to see that, but whenever she’d get near those parts, we would look away.”

The singer, 31, who says she and her hockey player husband, 34, suspected it was a boy all along, asked the doctor to write down the baby’s sex, so they could look at it when the time and place felt right.

That place ended up being a local restaurant while the couple was out on a date night.

“[It was] just the two of us in a nicer setting, but we both knew,” she said. “So, that was just confirming our suspicions. We didn’t really speak of it before because we were both just like, ‘Whatever. It’s all good.’ But we knew it was a boy.”

Underwood made sure not to tell her CMA Awards co-host the news until just before the public reveal.

“Brad’s got loose lips. He’s a blabber mouth!” she joked. “So, I was like, ‘I’m not gonna tell you until we’re ready for the rest of the world to know, because I know you’ll tell people.'”

Underwood’s Greatest Hits: Decade #1 is out Dec. 9.

— Danielle Anderson

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Kat on

Hopefully they won’t name the kid after the restaurant… *eyeroll*.

I’m so sick of all the stupid names parents are giving their kids nowadays!

bkable on

That is a really nice way of finding out! I may steal it 🙂

Guest on

That exactly what we did! Our son is now 2 1/2. We had the ultrasound technician write it down on a piece of paper and seal it in an envelope. We took it to the Olive Garden and sat in a quiet booth away from everyone else and opened it together, just the two of us. That’s exactly what we wanted. We then did a gender reveal for both sides of the family. We have an amazing gender reveal video that I’ll treasure forever!

Tee on

Sweet story! I have to admit, I couldn’t see her with a girl for some reason, so that announcement didn’t really surprise me. I’m sure he will be precious!

Seriously? on

Guess its a good thing its a boy…sounds like they’d be disappointed if it had been a girl.

peppy on

and what is “adorable” about any part of this?

Anonymous on

He is going to be either a hockey player or a singer 🙂

Katie on

I don’t think it sounds like they would have been disappointed with a girl. I also was confident my first was a boy and I was right but I would have been thrilled with a girl.

charlotte on

I am a big fan of her and her husband, but this was really not an adorable moment at all. I know a few people who have had “reveal” parties with their family and friends, others who choose to wait until the birth and some who still find out in the doctors office during the sonogram. To each his own, but looking at a piece of paper at a restaurant is no more adorable than any other way, in my opinion.

Lexie on

Nice that they wanted to keep it between themselves in the beginning, and make it more special than just being in a doctor’s office.

Beth on

Good Golly she a Beautiful girl! All the Best to you and your family!

Jenny on

Um, that’s kind of boring.

bella on

I just hope she doesnt sing to him….Shes gorgeous but OMG the screeching.

Vnn on

Hope she give a normal name to her kid.