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Parents Keep Child's Gender Secret

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Asked by matobe at 4:17 PM on May. 24, 2011 in Parenting Debate

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    Comment by matobe (original poster) at 4:18 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • During Witterick's pregnancy, her son Jazz was having "intense" experiences with his own gender. "


    The 5 year old or the 2 year old?  I think she is a drama seeker.....  What 5 or 2 year old has "intense experiences" at anything other than PLAYING?  I could care less what sex her child is...  She is arrogant to think that the "world" cares about her parenting...


    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 4:23 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • Don't give a crap. It won't adversely affect the child at all. I'm not sure why anyone cares.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:26 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • I like the idea behind it, but I think its a little extreme. She already accomplished what she is trying with her older two children, so why keep this childs gender a secret? However, to each their own. I hope she does acheive her goal within her family.

    Answer by CJM_SHM at 4:26 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • Their kid, their choice. When it comes to people asking how he / she is doing they shouldn't be offended by others referencing a gender since they simply don't know. It's not appropriate to call a human 'it'. They can say the name Storm, but that's not natural in all conversation. Otherwise, it doesn't bother me at all.


    Answer by QuinnMae at 4:32 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • I think the parents are doing more harm than good, they are thinking more about about themselves than the child. But in the end it's to each their own no matter how crazy it may be.

    Answer by GomezMami2908 at 4:37 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • I think they just want some attention- like a child, some people just love ALL attention, regardless of if it's good or bad.

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 4:46 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • Seems to me some crack rocks got smoked.

    Answer by Fistandantalus at 5:26 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • I don't care.

    Answer by Blue_Spiral at 5:45 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • While the parents' intentions should be commended, I'm afraid their children will eventually suffer the back-lash of their peers. (Or at least they would in my little rural corner of the world!)

    Parents should be giving their children every chance so succeed in the world, not making them into curiosities. Would the world be a better place if gender didn't matter so much? Yes. But I'm not going to pave the way with my child's future!

    Answer by GoodyBrook at 6:16 PM on May. 24, 2011

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