By peoplestaff225
January 27, 2009 09:00 AM

Seth Browarnik/Startraks; George Napolitano/FilmMagic

It’s a dilemma many second-time parents face: With a child of one sex already in the family, how do you prepare for a second child of the opposite sex? As we all know, baby gear is pricey, and there’s a limit to how many items you want to buy all over again in a more masculine or feminine style or color. Trista and Ryan Sutter, parents to 18-month-old son Max Alston, are preparing for their new baby girl with a “sprinkle” (a mini-shower) while Gilbert Gottfried and wife Dara are readying themselves for their new baby boy (the pair is already parents to daughter Lily Aster, 19 months) by reusing many of their daughter’s items, adding some blue bedding and accessories into the mix.

So here’s your chance to Sound Off! How did you prepare for your second child of the opposite sex?