Julio Pena and his wife Kari have four girls, and she is expecting another little bundle of joy in June. The couple wanted the baby's gender to be kept a secret, so they had their doctor write it down and put it in a sealed envelope. They also gave the doctor permission to tell their oldest child, Chastity, the baby's gender.
On January 17, the family held a gender reveal party. Chastity was in charge of getting the cake that would reveal whether they'd be adding yet another girl to the family or a boy.
Watch the father's reaction to cutting into the cake.
"It's a boy!"
Julio was so excited once he saw the little bit of blue inside the cake that he fainted. It was a boy.
"It was like I collapsed and fainted at the same time," he told ABC News. "I've been waiting for this for a long time."
And it's not just dad who is happy that the family will be adding a boy to their number. Before the expecting parents cut into the cake, friends and family were chanting "It's a boy! It's a boy!" and then everyone erupted into applause followed by a lot screaming.
Kari told WABC that she too is thrilled because this means she can stop shopping for pink and purple things. "Finally, something blue, cars... I'm tired of shopping for Barbies and dolls and things like that."
And the exciting news doesn't stop there. Kari and Julio's son will also be the first grandson in the family.