I Think Women Who Give Birth In Old Age Are Selfish

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    I Think

    this is their own job. Not yours. In any way.
    Thought1 Thought1
    2 Responses Oct 13, 2009

    They Are Not Thinking About the Children.

    Today I heard that a woman aged 70 had given birth. The woman became pregnant after getting IVF from a fertility clinic. These women are clearly not thinking about the well being of the baby when they choose to get pregnant at that age. One thing I've learnt about having kids is...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset
    36-40, F
    15 Responses Dec 9, 2008

    As Women Get Older...

    ...and approach forty years of age and beyond, their chances for giving birth to children who suffer physical and/or mental abnormalities and will need specialized care for their entire lives--placing strain on the already over-burdened standard and specialized health care...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong
    56-60, F
    Apr 17, 2012

    It Depends On The Situation

    What about the mother who carries her grandchild because her daughter is incapable of carrying a pregnancy to term?  Im sorry, but that is the very opposite of selfish.  That in my mind is the greatest gift a mother can give her daughter.  This was actually in the...
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters
    31-35, F
    10 Responses Oct 13, 2009
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