+ Reply to Thread
Page 3 of 11 FirstFirst 12345 ... LastLast
Results 21 to 30 of 105
  1. #21
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    3,496
    Thanks
    1,027
    Thanked
    2,112
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I couldn't be friends anymore with someone who was even considering terminating a healthy baby because they want a boy. Really saddens me that people would do that, sickens me actually.

  2. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Clementine Grace For This Useful Post:

    cassieh  (23-10-2013),waterlily  (23-10-2013)

  3. #22
    babycake's Avatar
    babycake is offline Bubhub Award Winner - 2011- Funniest Thread Award
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Posts
    575
    Thanks
    757
    Thanked
    344
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I was under the impression that this gender test was only for those couples wanting to check the sex of a child so that no gender specific diseases or syndromes etc could be passed on. So are we saying any body can walk in off the street and have this done?

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to babycake For This Useful Post:

    FiveInTheBed  (23-10-2013)

  5. #23
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    13,067
    Thanks
    9,846
    Thanked
    12,964
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/1/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 7/11/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 3/10/14100 Posts in a week
    I know it's the popular thing to support a woman's right to choose.... but.....Despite my personal views I realise that abortion in this country will never be illegal. However unless there are medical reasons then I wholeheartedly think abortion for gender selection should be illegal.

    I am just going to come straight out and say it. Your friend and her hubby sound like awful, self centred people. I couldn't support a friend like that. I would start avoiding their phone calls. I probably wouldn't tell her what I thought unless I was asked why I was avoiding her. Then I would come straight out and say "I don't agree with your choices and they are of the nature that I can't just get over them."

  6. #24
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Posts
    1,146
    Thanks
    251
    Thanked
    371
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    That's disgusting. I couldn't/wouldn't support her decision, if it was me I would say that it's her choice, I don't support it & I don't want to hear about it.

    I quite honestly couldn't hear about that. It makes me sick. I am pro-choice & I do not judge abortions, but to terminate based on gender is disgusting in my eyes.

  7. #25
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Neverland
    Posts
    794
    Thanks
    276
    Thanked
    106
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I can totally understand that after 6 girls the yearning for a boy would be pretty strong but in saying that I find their plan more than a bit disturbing.

    Maybe you should suggest that they look into gender selection overseas? A lot of people probably don't agree with that either but its better than aborting babies because of their sex IMO.

    Sent from my HTC One X using The Bub Hub mobile app

  8. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Little Boys Blue For This Useful Post:

    mrsoptomistic  (24-10-2013),Rutabaga  (23-10-2013)

  9. #26
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    darwin
    Posts
    2,583
    Thanks
    727
    Thanked
    650
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Disgusting!! They shouldnt be allowed to have kids if they are going to do that. Horrible just horrible.

    Sent from my GT-I9505 using The Bub Hub mobile app

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to MonkeySeeMonkeyDo For This Useful Post:

    Miados2007  (23-10-2013)

  11. #27
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    5,027
    Thanks
    1,447
    Thanked
    499
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    I am pro choice but I wouldn't be able to be supportive to someone who did that. I would just tell her straight out that you don't want to hear about it because it doesn't sit right with you.

  12. #28
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    darwin
    Posts
    2,583
    Thanks
    727
    Thanked
    650
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    To be 100% honest. If that was my friend id de friend her over that.

    Sent from my GT-I9505 using The Bub Hub mobile app

  13. #29
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    517
    Thanks
    93
    Thanked
    84
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    After going through fertility treatment for over a year... I would have some seriously harsh words on the top of my head for these people...

  14. #30
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    1,581
    Thanks
    748
    Thanked
    733
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    As someone who has struggled like many others on bub hub to get pregnant I find this disgusting & so wrong.

    Can I say I've never even heard of this test?


 

Similar Threads

  1. Opinions & advice please
    By Mummy Potato in forum Single Parents
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 13-10-2013, 08:49
  2. *trigger trigger trigger* domestic violence
    By Zombie_eyes in forum General Chat
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 19-09-2013, 20:52
  3. I really need advice *possible trigger*
    By loislane2010 in forum Family & Friends
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 19-01-2013, 11:08

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Be In BlossomWe offer physiotherapy run pregnancy Pilates, pregnancy Aerobics, and Mummy Pilates & Baby Massage classes with a ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›