A 46-year-old member asked:
What to do if i have always wondered why people want to have kids. what to do if i have nothing against babies and kids, but why do people continue to have them?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Instinct, love...: There is an inborn animal instinct to propagate the species, and this is a very strong instinct. Most people also want to be part of a family and share love, traditions, recipes, stories. There is a mutual sharing of love. I always loved the teaching part of being a parent - taking this infant who knows nothing and turning them into a lawyer, a writer, an advocate for others. Very satisfying!
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Last updated Dec 27, 2016
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