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Michigan couple with 12 sons waiting to find out whether baby No. 13 keeps all-boy streak

  • In this Aug. 6, 2013 photo, the 12 Schwandt brothers pose for a photograph in their home in Rockford, Mich. Clockwise from bottom left are: Tyler, 21, holding Tucker, 2 days;  Vinny, 10; Drew, 16; Zach, 17; Charlie, 3; Calvin, 8; Brandon, 14; Luke, 19 months; Gabe, 6; Wesley, 5 and Tommy, 11. Parents Jay and Kateri Schwandt are expecting a baby on Saturday, May 9, 2015, a day before Mother's Day, and they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl. (Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

    In this Aug. 6, 2013 photo, the 12 Schwandt brothers pose for a photograph in their home in Rockford, Mich. Clockwise from bottom left are: Tyler, 21, holding Tucker, 2 days; Vinny, 10; Drew, 16; Zach, 17; Charlie, 3; Calvin, 8; Brandon, 14; Luke, 19 months; Gabe, 6; Wesley, 5 and Tommy, 11. Parents Jay and Kateri Schwandt are expecting a baby on Saturday, May 9, 2015, a day before Mother's Day, and they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl. (Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Kateri Schwandt shares a moment with her son, Luke, 3, inside their Rockford, Mich., home Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Schwandt and her husband, Jay, have 12 boys. They are expecting a baby on May 9, the day before Mother's Day, and they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl. (Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

    Kateri Schwandt shares a moment with her son, Luke, 3, inside their Rockford, Mich., home Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Schwandt and her husband, Jay, have 12 boys. They are expecting a baby on May 9, the day before Mother's Day, and they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl. (Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Kateri Schwandt shares a moment with her son, Luke, 3, outside their Rockford, Mich., home Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Schwandt and her husband, Jay, have 12 boys. They are expecting a baby on May 9, the day before Mother's Day, and they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl. (Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

    Kateri Schwandt shares a moment with her son, Luke, 3, outside their Rockford, Mich., home Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Schwandt and her husband, Jay, have 12 boys. They are expecting a baby on May 9, the day before Mother's Day, and they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl. (Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT  (The Associated Press)

A western Michigan couple with 12 sons is waiting to find out whether baby No. 13 keeps the streak going.

Jay and Kateri Schwandt's baby is due Saturday, the day before Mother's Day. They're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl.

They say they'd be shocked if the baby is a girl.

Kateri Schwandt told The Grand Rapids Press (http://bit.ly/1caghwk ) that the "odds are not in our favor," but that the family would be happy either way. She grew up in a family of 14 children.

The Schwandts live Rockford, which is north of Grand Rapids. Jay Schwandt says he is expecting another son, but "if I could put my order in, I would root for a girl."

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Information from: The Grand Rapids Press, http://www.mlive.com/grand-rapids