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What do you think?

wow just wow really? Mmmmm no for me :( I would never.... sorry If posted already..... click link below....


Asked by Truelove77 at 12:18 PM on Nov. 27, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • This to me is as selfish as having an abortion. She is 72, spent her life having a career, was too busy to even bother with a marriage, has a five year old conceived by IVF, and she is seriously considering repeating the procedure.

    The article doesn't mention anything about family. The way it reads, if this woman dies tomorrow this little girl is alone. Completely.There are obviously no older siblings. No father.No mention of aunts/uncles or cousins (who would all be much older ~ possibly as old as her mother and as likely to die soon).

    I'll grant that she could live another 30 years. I'll grant that young parents die before their children are grown ~ for many reasons.

    I still consider her actions as selfish and not taking the child's best interests into consideration at all.

    Answer by Farmlady09 at 12:47 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Her reproductive system dosen't still work, she had IVF. Sure a man can procreate until death, but he does have to have a woman to do so. So his choices are, one thats body still works and can get pregnant on it's own. Mothers natures own little way to try to insure a child with have a mother until it's an adult at least. This is just selfish IMO. Of couse any young parent could die at any time, but in your 70's your definatly upping those odds. And this poor child will be alone. At least if I die I have my dh, or siblings who are still young enough, and not on deaths door to care for my children, friends, relatives. I'm sure living in an old age home would be tons of fun for these kids.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:56 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • So should there be some control ... some law ... in place to prevent her from doing this?

    Answer by Gal51 at 1:24 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • She looks to be in good health. Best wishes to her!

    Answer by SavageGrl at 3:21 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • If she became pregnant naturally, I think I'd have less problem with it. The situation would not be ideal, but many children are born in less then ideal circumstances. I don't think there should be laws stateing who can and cannot get pregnant and under what circumstances.

    Answer by cmlkb at 10:07 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • So. A 72 year old woman who can still have babies .... men are capable of procreating until they die (or their junk fails). If her reproductive system still works, then why not?

    Answer by Gal51 at 12:24 PM on Nov. 27, 2010