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        02-15-2013, 09:22 AM
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    Yearling
    If the stork existed I'd be willing to have the 6 children I want.
         
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        02-15-2013, 11:43 AM
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    Started
    If there were storks, I'd probably have a kid
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        02-15-2013, 11:59 AM
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    My 4 sons are the most precious things in my life but I'd go for the stork delivery every time because I felt like I was totally paranoid the entire pregnancy worrying about what could go wrong.
         
        02-15-2013, 12:10 PM
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    Green Broke
    I quite enjoyed pregnancy - so I would do it all over again in a heartbeat.
         
        02-15-2013, 12:14 PM
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    Showing
    Stork without a doubt. I had a rough pregnancy, stork would have been amazing lol.
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        02-15-2013, 01:39 PM
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    Well, it's way too late for me. But, I had a hard time enjoying pregnancy. Not all of it was bad, but enought that I'd probably skip it if there was a chance to get a baby another way. But, honestly, you wouldnt' value your child quite the same.

    I wonder if that's why it's easier for men to make war and kill each other; they don't invest so much of themselves into making human beings that are then killed in an instant.
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        02-15-2013, 01:52 PM
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    Green Broke
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    Originally Posted by tinyliny    
    Well, it's way too late for me. But, I had a hard time enjoying pregnancy. Not all of it was bad, but enought that I'd probably skip it if there was a chance to get a baby another way. But, honestly, you wouldnt' value your child quite the same.

    I wonder if that's why it's easier for men to make war and kill each other; they don't invest so much of themselves into making human beings that are then killed in an instant.
    I don't know about that - by that logic, parents who adopt or use surrogates, etc don't value their children the same as those who bear biological children of their own.
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        02-15-2013, 02:06 PM
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    You've got a point there. But, if you could order up a baby for delivery like from Amazon.com, would you value it the same?
         
        02-15-2013, 02:23 PM
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    Good question Tiny.

    While I'm unable to do it again, I absolutely loved being pregnant when I was!
    I'm one of those who always thought I would adopt someday (and still hope to) because I never had felt very strong about having to have a baby of my own, or from my own eggs, or whatever. I was not one of the types to be on the "baby train" ever.

    What I felt and experienced while being pregnant was the most shocking, yet wonderful and revealing revelation. I will also admit that having a baby of my own changed me profoundly.
    I honestly don't know if I personally would have changed as much as I did
    Had I not gone through the pregnancy and birth/c-section.
    That's not to say I would love an "ordered" child any less or not be as good of a parent, or even values it less... I just don't know if I myself would have been as affected. The change in me has made me a better parent.
    However, it is possible I think that because I only have one. Dunno.
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        02-15-2013, 04:39 PM
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    Originally Posted by tinyliny    
    You've got a point there. But, if you could order up a baby for delivery like from Amazon.com, would you value it the same?
    Good point
    Though sadly there are plenty of women out there that have babies the normal way and don't appear to value them at all so I suppose it depends on how badly you want that child really
         

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