For Chrissy Teigen, deciding to have a girl was all about her husband John Legend.

“I think I was most excited and allured by the fact that John would be the best father to a little girl,” Teigen told PEOPLE. “That excited me. It excited me to see … just the thought of seeing him with a little girl. I think he deserves a little girl. I think he deserves that bond. A boy will come along. We’ll get there too, so it’s not like we really have to pick.”

Teigen chose the gender of her upcoming baby while undergoing  in vitro fertilization treatments.

-Chrissy Teigen, Tyra Banks Open Up About Their Fertility Struggles in Emotional Segment-

Not surprisingly, social media had plenty to say about Teigen’s decisions. The model, who has a new cookbook out, boasts more than 1M Twitter followers with whom she regularly engages.

Teigen said some of her critics – just don’t have all the information:

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Again – not surprisingly – her husband has been fully supportive of Teigen’s candor about their journey to become parents: