She could have just told him "I'm pregnant" without pomp or circumstance, but Brenda Hainje decided to have some fun when informing her husband Tom that they're expecting.

We know how hard it is to keep good news to yourself, especially when that news is life-changing. Luckily, Hainje had the composure to make her pregnancy announcement truly remarkable without getting swept up in the moment. We've seen instances of pregnant women giving their partners Father's Day gifts in advance or presenting them with clothing for infants as the "big reveal," but Hainje's approach is much more subtle. According to the YouTube video description, she set her plan into action "not 3 minutes after seeing the positive test," and the flawless execution of her surprise for Tom had us on the edge of our seats with anticipation and groaning with frustration each time he walked past that book.
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Their relationship is like something out of a fairy tale. On her blog, she refers to him as the "love of my life, my high school sweetheart." Her blog chronicles the picture-perfect couple's life together, and there's even a post commemorating their wedding and first dance song. Hainje mentions in the introduction of the pregnancy announcement video that she and her husband "have really wanted this child." As such, it's only fitting she capture this priceless moment on camera to share with loved ones. 

The premise of her plan is simple: while waiting for her husband to come home, Hainje leaves a book, "Dude, You're Gonna Be a Dad!: How to Get (Both of You) Through the Next 9 Months" by John Pfeiffer, under her positive pregnancy test on the kitchen counter for the unsuspecting expectant father to discover. Hainje expresses doubt over whether he will actually read the book, but its title is the perfect way to break the news to the dad-to-be. In addition to its convenient title for her purposes, the book contains valuable information on how to make the pregnancy as painless as possible for both the mother-to-be and the newborn baby.

While it seems like her husband takes a while to catch on, he isn't entirely unobservant. He notices that something is amiss, even asking whether or not there was something wrong with his hair. The tension that we as viewers feel while watching cannot even compare to how Hainje must have felt while waiting to break this life-changing news. Tom's reaction to this announcement, however, is completely worth the wait. His genuine elation is apparent when he realizes a baby is on the way, and our hearts completely melted as the dad-to-be bends down to kiss his pregnant wife's belly.

At the time of this article, it's unclear what the gender of their baby turned out to be, but we hope the Hainjes are enjoying life with their little bundle of joy. Watch this tender moment unfold in the video below and be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments section.