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before what age should a man complete his family?pls give ur reason

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saira2306

Asked by saira2306 at 11:33 AM on Jun. 29, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • As long as he's in good health and can take care of his child, then I'd say clear up into his 50's. Ideally, young enough to leave some time to enjoy retirement, but I don't see any reason why an older man can't raise children. It happens to a lot of unwitting people nowadays anyway, when they end up raising their grandchildren. One of my old co-workers was in that situation. He was in his 60's, raising his daughter's 2 little toddlers. He was in great health --even rode a bicycle to work every day, so that's definitely helpful as far as keeping up with them. lol.
    AutumnBlessing

    Answer by AutumnBlessing at 11:45 AM on Jun. 29, 2009

  • I'd say whenever he and his wife decide they are done.
    gramsmom

    Answer by gramsmom at 11:49 AM on Jun. 29, 2009

  • Before age 40... Because he will be under retirement age when they are grown. This is for financial reasons.

    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 11:50 AM on Jun. 29, 2009

  • Personally, I think late 30's, early 40's. They should still be able to play with their kids and do all the fun stuff with them still without having to wory about arthritis.
    tykesmommy

    Answer by tykesmommy at 12:03 PM on Jun. 29, 2009

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