Once Upon a Time Spoilers: Will Snow and Charming’s Baby Be Dorothy?
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Once Upon a Time Spoilers: Will Snow and Charming’s Baby Be Dorothy?

We were shocked when the Season 3 midseason premiere of Once Upon a Time revealed that Snow White (Ginnifer Goodwin) and Prince Charming (Josh Dallas) had a bun in the oven — though it was to be expected, since Ginnifer is definitely showing now. Will this baby serve a higher purpose other than giving the fairy tale couple a second chance to raise a child?

There’s no official word yet on what role this royal baby is going to play in the grand scheme of things on the show, but there is certainly some speculation. Like, could the baby be Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz?

TVLine teases that Ginnifer and Josh have been considering that exact theory — though they were leaning toward the notion that their first-born, Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison), would be a Dorothy-esque figure. The site also reports that as of filming for Season 3, Episode 18 (“Bleeding Through”), there were still no hints of the baby’s identity.

We could totally see either of these situations playing out, though we are still unsure why it looks like the Wicked Witch is so interested in babies. Maybe she’s trying to seek out Dorothy before she’s born — you know, to avoid that whole water situation.

What do you think about the theories that either Snow and Charming’s new baby or Emma could be Dorothy? Hit the comments and speculate!

Once Upon a Time airs Sunday nights at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

Carson Blackwelder is an Associate Editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow him on Twitter and Google+!