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    • Yes I would -- Votes: 27
    • No I would not -- Votes: 41
Clk 2 kids; Dexter, Michigan 12436 posts
Nov 14th '12
Quoting Squid Kid:" Because y'know, adopting them out is a terrible option. :roll:"

For me it would be. I would love to adopt but couldn't stand putting up a baby for adoption. Going through the entire pregnancy, spending money on the labor, probably getting C-section in case of multiples, only to give it to someone else would be way too hard for me.

Christine_Elizabeth Due August 12 (boy); 4 kids; 1 angel baby; St. Petersburg, FL, United States 7405 posts
Nov 14th '12
Quoting Kinley Nicoles Mommy:" I'm torn on this. Does anyone remember the post about the military wife who was told that one of her ... [snip!] ... in at once, but when I read things like that, idk what I would do. Guess you really can't tell until you are in that situation."


Yes I do remember that and if I recall it was late term and they took the wrong twin and then both died. Sad.

Bettinas Due August 14; 2 kids; Australia 2223 posts
Nov 14th '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting misanthrope:</b>" No I wouldn't. But I also wouldn't let them implant 6 embryos at once. Most countries now have implantation limitations so that doesn't happen."</blockquote>




That's what I thought too. I'd probably only let them implant 2. If they split and I had 2 sets of twins, fine. I could probably deal with that. I'd just make a lot of friends who were really clucky and they could help me look after them :lol:

Isaiah & Delilah's Mama 2 kids; Georgia 8616 posts
Nov 14th '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Squid Kid:</b>" Because y'know, adopting them out is a terrible option. :roll:"</blockquote>




They wasn't saying that.... They were just curious how you'd pick which ones to adopt.

Squid Kid Unavailable, NA, United States 32450 posts
Nov 14th '12
Quoting Clk:" For me it would be. I would love to adopt but couldn't stand putting up a baby for adoption. Going through ... [snip!] ... on the labor, probably getting C-section in case of multiples, only to give it to someone else would be way too hard for me."


I'm not saying abortion is a bad option. I'm just surprised how the adoption part is being treated like I would be picking a puppy from a litter. It's stupid.



I just personally couldn't do it, having gone through a miscarriage and that tore me apart. I'd feel too guilty. Anyone else, sure, no problem.

misanthrope 2 kids; Ramona, California 15431 posts
Nov 14th '12
Quoting ♥ cal's mama:" Didn't say that. I'm saying once the babies are born, how do you decide which ones you want to adopt out? Pick out of a hat?"


I would only keep the cute ones.

Clk 2 kids; Dexter, Michigan 12436 posts
Nov 14th '12
Quoting Squid Kid:" I'm not saying abortion is a bad option. I'm just surprised how the adoption part is being treated like ... [snip!] ... couldn't do it, having gone through a miscarriage and that tore me apart. I'd feel too guilty. Anyone else, sure, no problem."

That's fine that you would do adoption. I think people are sincerely curious how you would choose who to adopt out and who to keep.

Isaiah & Delilah's Mama 2 kids; Georgia 8616 posts
Nov 14th '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Clk:</b>" That's fine that you would do adoption. I think people are sincerely curious how you would choose who to adopt out and who to keep."</blockquote>




:!:



They wasn't putting adoption down.
It's a legit question.

Pinkman 1 child; Seattle, WA, United States 7100 posts
Nov 14th '12
Quoting misanthrope:" I would only keep the cute ones."


:D:D:D:D:D:D

empire state of mind New York, New York 12208 posts
Nov 14th '12

Most people who end up with extreme multiples have IUI not IVF. Their ovaries hyperstim and end up releasing a lot of eggs. So it's not like they choose to have 6 embryos implanted. Also I would reduce anything more than triplets. I'm an L&D nurse and see multiples problems all the time and I would not go through that.

Squid Kid Unavailable, NA, United States 32450 posts
Nov 14th '12
Quoting Clk:" That's fine that you would do adoption. I think people are sincerely curious how you would choose who to adopt out and who to keep."


Already explained that.

Destinite 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Paradise, FL, United States 35088 posts
Nov 14th '12

Probably. I don't want 6 more kids! 2-3 would be my max.

Jasmine❤️ 3 kids; Fullerton, CA, United States 2013 posts
Nov 14th '12
Quoting misanthrope:" No I wouldn't. But I also wouldn't let them implant 6 embryos at once. Most countries now have implantation limitations so that doesn't happen."


This. I wouldn't have them put that many embryos inside me to have to face the risk of them all developing.

Milk Monster 2 kids; Arizona 9089 posts
Nov 14th '12

Yes I would reduce.



Mainly because 6 kids would be hard to handle for me mentally and financially.

Layla-and-Faith 2 kids; Nova Scotia 656 posts
Nov 14th '12

For starters, I would only have two implanted.. the chances of both eggs spilting in 3 would be beyond slim. If i still got pregnant with 6, I would give them all the best chance I could. I could never pick and choose which of my babies live and which ones die. I would not reduce.