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KissMeFinnNelson<3 1 child; 2 angel babies; Glasgow, Scotland, UK, United Kingdom 5352 posts
26th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting LumpySpacePrincess:</b>" I watched a show in Britain about exactly that. The teenagers were watched by the parents 24/7 in a ... [snip!] ... say none of the teenagers went on with their dream of teenage parenthood. Wouldn't be surprised if they went and got fixed lol"</blockquote>



I remember this show, it was brilliant!! I'm sure I remember a couple where the parents stepped in and took the baby back because the teenage couple were flipping crazy! One of the teenage boys was found out to be cheating and then the couple who were just amazing with all the age ranges they were given. I'm sure there was a few runs then it stopped, shame I would have watched it for years lol

LumpySpacePrincess 2 kids; New Zealand 17060 posts
26th Dec '12
Quoting SaraSaraBoBara:" i suppose that could work. what was the show called? i wanna watch it lol"


I don't know ... I am going to try and find it on Google



Found it - The Baby Borrowers. There's one in America apparantly too

[Boats&Hoes] 2 kids; Youngstown, Ohio 62966 posts
26th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting LumpySpacePrincess:</b>" I watched a show in Britain about exactly that. The teenagers were watched by the parents 24/7 in a ... [snip!] ... say none of the teenagers went on with their dream of teenage parenthood. Wouldn't be surprised if they went and got fixed lol"</blockquote>




That's how the show I watched was.

[Boats&Hoes] 2 kids; Youngstown, Ohio 62966 posts
26th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting LumpySpacePrincess:</b>" I don't know ... I am going to try and find it on Google Found it - The Baby Borrowers. There's one in America apparantly too"</blockquote>




That's the one I saw! I wanna say one of the boyfriends left his girlfriend after a week.

KissMeFinnNelson<3 1 child; 2 angel babies; Glasgow, Scotland, UK, United Kingdom 5352 posts
26th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting LumpySpacePrincess:</b>" I don't know ... I am going to try and find it on Google Found it - The Baby Borrowers. There's one in America apparantly too"</blockquote>




Yes it was The Baby Borrowers and I also just looked on Youtube to see if they had it and they do and I see they also done an American version and they have a "The Baby Borrowers Where Are They Now?" episode..... I can't remember the UK having that :?

TheNuge 1 child; Pennsylvania 22959 posts
26th Dec '12
Quoting Carla Orta:" I think they should have a class where the teenagers have to take care of a real live kid( instead of ... [snip!] ... got pregnant maybe there would be less teen pregnancies. Because the girl would understand the consequence of getting pregnant"

lol. i wish there was a practical way of doing that!

Carla Orta Due February 8; 1 child; Orange, Texas 26 posts
26th Dec '12

The only reason I suggested this is because some highschools have mandatory parenting classes but only after the girl has given birth and at that point it is sink or swim.

Emmy's Mom 1 child; Indiana 1831 posts
26th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Kelly&Coralie:</b>" why YES! Lets give kids who are already traumatized to teens who don't have a f**king clue worst idea ever "</blockquote>




My thoughts exactly

FroggysMommy 1 child; Golden, Colorado 26767 posts
26th Dec '12
Quoting P.S I'm pregnant ♥1:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Kelly&Coralie:</b>" why YES! Lets give kids who are already ... [snip!] ... helping out with daily things.. how much harm can be done. Either way, the entire idea is a bad one. It wouldn't do any good."


But having someone there to supervise or "save" them doesnt give them a real dose of reality at all. If anything, it's just like "Well if I have a kid my Mom will help save me or I can always choose adoption later on." They arent emotionally invested so they REALLY dont know whats going on. And to have someone there to "save" them once they leave the kid screaming for an hour to eat at 3am doesnt help them either. They just roll over and go back to sleep.



I think its a crap idea... it doesnt really show what parenthood is like.

Vivialopod 2 kids; Vantaa, Finland 42775 posts
27th Dec '12

I'd been left in charge of babies and toddlers for extended periods of times. Didn't stop me from getting knocked up at 16.

[Boats&Hoes] 2 kids; Youngstown, Ohio 62966 posts
27th Dec '12
Quoting Viv, Ev & Gwen ♥:" I'd been left in charge of babies and toddlers for extended periods of times. Didn't stop me from getting knocked up at 16."


:lol: Even having my own didn't stop me from getting knocked up and keeping it the second time.

Vivialopod 2 kids; Vantaa, Finland 42775 posts
27th Dec '12
Quoting [Boats&Hoes]:" :lol: Even having my own didn't stop me from getting knocked up and keeping it the second time. "

It scared me off the d for awhile :lol: I got pregnant when Ev was 3 months old and didn't have sex again until after she was 2.

[Boats&Hoes] 2 kids; Youngstown, Ohio 62966 posts
27th Dec '12
Quoting Viv, Ev & Gwen ♥:" It scared me off the d for awhile :lol: I got pregnant when Ev was 3 months old and didn't have sex again until after she was 2."


haha, my episiotomy scared me off the d, but once I was around 5 months pp, I was like a freakin bunny.

Tarynosaurus Rex San Antonio, Texas 1271 posts
28th Dec '12

Why only for girls? Shouldn't males be held just as responsible as females?
We had parenting in my high school. Mostly females took it but some males did. We went to the daycare trailers and interacted with the babies/toddlers which I think it a good idea...but actually taking care of real babies full time? f**k NO.

Vivialopod 2 kids; Vantaa, Finland 42775 posts
28th Dec '12
Quoting Tarynosaurus Rex:" Why only for girls? Shouldn't males be held just as responsible as females? We had parenting in my high ... [snip!] ... interacted with the babies/toddlers which I think it a good idea...but actually taking care of real babies full time? f**k NO."

Probably because teenage girls are most often the idiots that want babies young for various reasons.