Male Pregnancy

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  1. Sorcha

    Sorcha Moderator Staff Member

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    This was in another forum. I want to hear your thoughts:

    "Has anyone else heard/read about this???
    I heard about it today in psychology class today...There are men who are volunteering themselves to the ignoble (sorry if you disagree, but that, I guess, is the point) "cause" of male pregnancy. Basically, they implant the embryo, which attaches to a vital organ, such as the liver, and then the man gives birth to the child through Caesarian section.

    Does anyone else feel there is something wrong here? Why do people support this? And, as my psyche teacher alluded to today, don't you think our doctors and scientists could be better employed to research something else, like I don't know, say...Curing cancer, or AIDS, or other chronic illnesses/fatal diseases? Or how about working harder to perfect (though the situation is not bad as it could be) female child-birth? Or doing just about anything other than this...To me, this is playing God (of course I also don't approve of cloning, genetic engineering, manipulating "your perfect baby", or a number of other boundary-demolishing acts). Other opinions?

    Let's hear it..."
     
  2. Ranger_of_Gondor

    Ranger_of_Gondor Gondorian Defender

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    Ummmmm that's just plain weird and incorrect.
     
  3. Draconis

    Draconis Dragon Kin Mage

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    That is just wrong! Why did any one think of this in the first place? whoever it was must have absolutly no life at all, imagened or otherwise...
     
  4. Ranger_of_Gondor

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    I know. It's totally messed up.
     
  5. Sorcha

    Sorcha Moderator Staff Member

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    S'like that movie with Ahhhnold in it...do y'all remember that?
     
  6. Draconis

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    Unfortiantly yes...
     
  7. Ranger_of_Gondor

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  8. Sorcha

    Sorcha Moderator Staff Member

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    Oh, well, don't waste your life...seriously ;) Does anyone have any more info on this?
     
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    Turambar Harebrained Staff Member

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    Well, to start with, this technique is a spinn-off for fertilising women, who are inept to carry a fetus in the woom. With hormone therapy, it could also, in theory, be developed to be used on men. I'm not sure, it has been tested in females yet, though I know of one incidental case.

    What would be wrong with adepting this system to the male? I mean, if they want to be pregnant, it's their choice, not mine
     
  10. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    Not meaning to offened anyone but. Thisis the most disgusting Disgrace man has come with in my mind!!!!!! Its sickining to Even think about it!!! What is The world Coming to!!!! I cannot believe this is happening!!!! Uh erm I mean Its wrong I dont like it!
     
  11. Sorcha

    Sorcha Moderator Staff Member

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    LOL, Byz. I kind of agree. There's a reason there are two seperate sexes, and this blurs that line.
     
  12. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    Exactly!! This is the newest "most disgusting thing in the world for me! What are the children going to think when theyre told A man BIRTHED THEM!!!!!!
     
  13. LadyoftheGoldenWood

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    ok I am with all of you guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! it is just wroung if god had ment it to be he would have givin a man a way to have a kid!!!!!!! by every thing I beleve and live for it is wroung!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and it is playing god and I do not like it at all when men start to play god it only scrows us over evein more!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! when are we ganna stop and what are we ganna stop at, I meen how are are we ganna take crap like this be for we are put back in are place as men and not as God!?!?!?!?!!!!!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!???!?!?!?!?!?!
     
  14. Draconis

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    Ooh boy did not need that mental image...

    Men are men, woman are woman. peroid. I do not care if some one thinks that this politicly incorect, but each gender was designed to do spesific things.(Giving birth for one) Men where made to do things like fight off preditors and such, while women where made to do such things as continue the Race and other such things. I am not trying to be sexist or anthing but nature made the sexes to do spesific things... You can have women fight but in general it takes more fenese to take some thing down for a female than a male. (And some times in the case of small children the fenese pays off ;) )
     
  15. Wisconsin

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    I'd think that they would breed them in theeir stomachs and then have them via their anus... J/K!!!

    But yeah, thats wrong.
     
  16. LadyoftheGoldenWood

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    and what are you ganna do shot em with a BB gun that dose nat have any BB's in it!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
     
  17. Ranger_of_Gondor

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    Lol Byz. Yeah it would be weird if the child found out their father gave birth to them. Their are two opposite sexes for a reason. It's just weird and screwed up for a male to have a child.
     
  18. Nienor

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    To balance out this discussion of people going "eewwww, gross". I think there is a valid reason for this. Sometimes a woman is unable to carry a baby due to a variety of conditions such as previous cancer, hormonal inbalance, etc. Since it is difficult and incredibly costly to hire a surrogate, it may be practical, if the husband is willing OFC, for him to carry the baby. Many people feel the need to have a biological child, a procedure like this might make it possible.

    Also, any new insights gained into pregnancy might be of help to any women who cannot have children. Infertility is a serious problem for many couples. I'm not against many of the solutions medicine could provide for them.

    But the reality of the situation is.... Where are ya gonna find these guys willing to be pregnant. :eek: :eek: I doubt the average man is willing to go through nine months of nausea, backaches, headaches and feeling generally annoyed with the world. :p
     
  19. Skyanide

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    The volunteer should be honoured by men worldwide. Since the beginning of time man has had to endue the relentless whining of pregnant women.

    It's about time someone bit the bullet. (Glad it's not me!!) hehe
     
  20. Princess Celebmirril

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    Ok...that is just wrong. I mean why would a guy want to be pregnant. Its just plain wrong and weird.