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Animechic420



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:00 pm Reply with quote
Won't even get to see their grandkids. Confused
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KH91



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:09 pm Reply with quote
^ You skipping steps.

The baby looks just as old as them.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:47 pm Reply with quote
All I can think of is IVF and lots and lots of hormones.
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Suena



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:58 pm Reply with quote
Several of my ancestors were having kids later in life. The women were giving birth in their forties, and their husbands were older than them. I'm in my 20's and one of my great-grandparents was born over 150 years ago.

Giving birth at 70 is pushing it though, lol.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:15 pm Reply with quote
Goody, you'll most likely be dead before your kid graduates college!
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 8:47 pm Reply with quote
Alas, this mother won't live to see her newborn grow into even his late twenties... Sad
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Agent355



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:04 pm Reply with quote
I love baby stories, and this looks creative and interesting...but I really want to read this one: Hyaka Kentaro's Pregnancy, a short story about a man who gets pregnant that was written to highlight discrimination. Or something like that....Anybody want to translate it?
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Tomchic420



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:12 pm Reply with quote
Agent355 wrote:
I love baby stories, and this looks creative and interesting...but I really want to read this one: Hyaka Kentaro's Pregnancy, a short story about a man who gets pregnant that was written to highlight discrimination. Or something like that....Anybody want to translate it?

Um......a woman who looks and dresses like a man gets pregnant, right?
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BodaciousSpacePirate
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:22 pm Reply with quote
Tomchic420 wrote:
Um......a woman who looks and dresses like a man gets pregnant, right?


This explains the whole "male pregnancy" thing, sort of:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/katienotopoulos/questions-about-mpreg-you-were-embarrassed-to-ask (omg not "safe for work" at all)

Go ahead and knock yourself out. Laughing
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:06 am Reply with quote
I highlighted the purpose of the story because it isn't meant to be a standard "MPreg story" (at least, as I understand the term, which is a story in which men get pregnant for comedic, romantic, or fetishizing effect). It's a story imagining a world in which men have the ability to get pregnant (in rare cases) in order to highlight the difficulties and discrimination pregnant women face in the real world...
...Although, I do admit that besides loving baby stories, ever since I saw [url=https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junior_(1994_film)]Junior[/url] as a kid I've had a certain fascination with MPreg, so...
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:45 am Reply with quote
President Tyler had kids later in life and has a grand-kid that is still alive. Tyler was born 226 years ago: nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2012/01/president-tyler-grandson-alive.html
mentalfloss.com/article/29842/president-john-tylers-grandsons-are-still-alive
foxnews.com/politics/2012/01/26/grandchildren-john-tyler-americas-10th-president-are-still-alive.html
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HeeroTX



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:49 am Reply with quote
Mr. Oshawott wrote:
Alas, this mother won't live to see her newborn grow into even his late twenties... Sad

Just want to note, that while it is obviously not the "norm" I believe Japan has the highest rate of people over 100. If nothing else, the "current oldest person in the world" is often Japanese.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:40 pm Reply with quote
When are we going to see the Aoshima pearl divers protesting this manga?
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Chrno2



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:00 pm Reply with quote
I can't help but laugh at the above comment. Now how would have thought of this?

Now to be honest there is a reason why folks don't have children past a certain age. But again their are cultures that have been known to bear children past menopause and live to be well over 100+ years.

The drawings are very sweet.
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