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Old 12-20-2012, 02:15 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn New York
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ugh, who would have patience at 68 for a baby.
ugh.

grandkids are better, they go home.
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Old 12-20-2012, 02:38 PM
 
Location: South Carolina
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well I have friends who have a daughter who is 22 and her husband is 42 and they keep having babies left and right . she is 22 and she already has three and she is pregnant again and due in May . He says they will have as many babies as God wants them to have . She is okay with it . I see these people having a lot of babies .
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:56 PM
 
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ugh, who would have patience at 68 for a baby.
ugh.

grandkids are better, they go home.
Someone like Robert De Niro would...
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:12 PM
 
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The interesting thing here, is the economics. For society. A new Dad at age 68, let's say he dies at age 80. The child is eleigible for Social Security benefits until age 18. Using the "survivor benefits". The statisticians who started the formula for Social Security, did not factor in people having kids at age 68.

I have taken care of people in their 70's, and toddlers at the same time, both move at completely different speeds. It is a day from Hell. Imagine the Mom, she lives this every day. Poor thing.
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Old 12-23-2012, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Pasadena, CA
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Is it a rhetorical question?

One of these kind:

Is 15 years old too young to have a baby?
Is having $40-100K in student loan debt too irresponsible to have a baby?
Is divorcing when your child is 10 too risky to have a baby?
Is falling ill to a disease when your kids are in middle school too risky to have a baby?
Is having menopause when your kids are at a tender teenage age too irresponsible to have a baby?
Is using a donor egg too technological to have a baby?
Is using a surrogate too selfish to have a baby?
Is discussing other people's private lives any of my business?
Those questions are not comparable to this topic. At least with the first two, you'd be actually just the opposite: YOUNG enough for a baby. Some of those wonkers aren't even possible.
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