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are all incest babies deformed?

I'm worried

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SaraJaeger

Asked by SaraJaeger at 5:48 PM on Dec. 24, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • um first of all that wrong and y you worried are u incest?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:53 PM on Dec. 24, 2008

  • I don't think they are all deformed, but certain undesirable genetics can be exaggerated to the point of deformity. This is also used in breeding certain purebred animals, such as line breeding (offspring to parent or grandparent) to bring out the maximum in desirable traits, such as less white fur or a higher-set tail, or whatever. Hovever people are not animals and incest is sick. But look at the royal families of Europe up untill the last century. They were pretty well inbred, and they had some pretty undesirable traits!
    pagan_mama

    Answer by pagan_mama at 5:58 PM on Dec. 24, 2008

  • i think this is just one of those questions asked to start a heated argument it is christmas why don't you people go make some poisened cookies or something?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:04 PM on Dec. 24, 2008

  • um yeah they all have unibrows & one eye....no not all of them are "deformed". They have a higher instence of genetic problems because they are possibly getting two copies of a defective gene instead of just one...regardles, i think this is a joke question anyway because nobody is going to come on here & start a profile saying they are pregnant by incest. Its illegal.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:24 PM on Dec. 24, 2008

  • hhhmmm, "she" just joined today. has not joined any groups or posted anything other than this question. it's most likely a troll, some dude with nothing better to do on xmas eve. sad.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:42 PM on Dec. 24, 2008

  • I am usually against abortions for most cases but I really think you should consider it. Many babies of incest are usually deformed or have some congenital defect, which leads to suffering. Get help from somebody but I would advise not seeing that family member that way.
    LaurenKaye29

    Answer by LaurenKaye29 at 11:54 PM on Dec. 24, 2008

  • LOL ... you people are wrong but funny!!! Although it is not desirable to have a child with a family member, it may or may not have and diabilities or defects. If your concerned go see someone who works in the genetics department.
    JadesMom1008

    Answer by JadesMom1008 at 12:38 AM on Dec. 25, 2008

  • LMFAO @ anon 5:53 :o)
    jackiec7707

    Answer by jackiec7707 at 5:32 PM on Dec. 25, 2008

  • Not always, however the prominence of recessive alelles in children who are products of incest make genetic problems more likely.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:02 PM on Dec. 25, 2008

  • haha Christmas Troll!
    heatherann0221

    Answer by heatherann0221 at 3:31 AM on Dec. 27, 2008

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