When Should You Have A Baby?

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Comments • 4 975

  • anshuld90
    anshuld90 22 hours ago

    Never

  • Hinata Uzumaki
    Hinata Uzumaki Day ago

    2:58 isn’t that baby gonna die

  • Julia Parker
    Julia Parker 3 days ago

    My friend's parents had her when they were like 50 years old
    They had twins lmao

  • cc
    cc 4 days ago

    Lololol I got my period when I was 10

  • Nisarga Yoga
    Nisarga Yoga 5 days ago

    You guys are amazing.. plz could you make a video about you guys,... like your study background and your personal life

  • Alexa Jazmine
    Alexa Jazmine 7 days ago

    I want a kid in my mid or late 20s

  • fatimah anwaar
    fatimah anwaar 8 days ago

    if i had a biological child at age 30 my future husband would not let me eat certain foods or drink certain beverages or that would harm the developing fetus he would drive the car for me and i would just be laying down because if i was 9 months pregnant i would have a miscarriage if i was sitting down so i should just lay down instead just to keep the baby safe

  • Not Taurus Spirit
    Not Taurus Spirit 10 days ago

    Want to waste your money?
    Have kids
    Want to waste your time?
    Have kids.
    Want to ruin your life? Have kids.

  • Србомбоница

    Please don't have your first child after 35 it's very dangerous those kids can get very sick during their life,you will be much older than your children and be alive less than other younger parents ,you will leave them all alone sooner

  • Anya Wilson
    Anya Wilson 13 days ago

    Meh. I’m about to have my first baby and I’m 17 this baby was unplanned but I don’t regret it because my child is innocent. It doesn’t matter when you have a baby,just depends on whether you’re a good parent or not ❤️

  • Oliwia Grudniok
    Oliwia Grudniok 13 days ago

    I think age is not a problem I think problem is the people who shouldn't have kids EVER!!! and they want to have

  • Destiny Star#1
    Destiny Star#1 14 days ago

    My mom had my oldest brother at 14 and my dad he was 14 too

  • Abigail Jackson
    Abigail Jackson 14 days ago

    Damn I'm a rlly early bloomer got my first period at 9

  • miranda whitehead
    miranda whitehead 15 days ago

    Never because I hate screaming baby’s on planes

  • Robin Petersin
    Robin Petersin 17 days ago

    Lol my mom had me at forty

  • finchborat
    finchborat 21 day ago

    Don't wait until 40 to have kids.
    If you wait until then to start having kids, there's the possibility they'll have to start being your caregivers once they graduate from college. I'm 26 and currently taking care of an elderly parent. I don't recommend waiting until 40 to have kids. I understand circumstances are a factor for some and that some age slower than others, but still.
    Would you rather have your kids help take care of you BEFORE or AFTER they get their careers going and move out of the nest?

  • Angello! R.
    Angello! R. 23 days ago

    NEVER!!!!!!! I’m a free person of less responsibility!

  • Rhinopocalypes
    Rhinopocalypes 23 days ago

    So being old causes Autism, not vaccines lol

  • Geoffrey Aldrich
    Geoffrey Aldrich 23 days ago

    IF U UGLY DONT HAVE KIDS. THEY DONT DESERVE THAT.

  • debatingaftershock
    debatingaftershock 24 days ago

    So interesting
    :)
    We should keep learning... mo matter how “advanced” we think we are

  • Red Saiyan
    Red Saiyan 24 days ago

    I want a boy so i'll just adopt.

  • Freddie The Dog
    Freddie The Dog 24 days ago

    So wait I had a 1/100 chance of Down syndrome that’s just scary to think about cuz my mum said that is she found out that her baby would have Down syndrome she would abort it

  • Jiyoung Park
    Jiyoung Park 25 days ago

    It's simple. When you are ready to take care of another human being. So many parents are so immature, I don't know how they can be responsible for another human being.

  • PianoWhistle526 Videos

    My mom got me when she was 27 years old, she got my sister when she was 38 years old, and my mom is currently pregnant and currently 39



    :/

  • Nicole Hope
    Nicole Hope 25 days ago +1

    Older people don't want kids but these high schoolers gona step

  • TomatoToes 12
    TomatoToes 12 26 days ago

    I hope i gave kids when im 18-21-25

  • Igor MGTOW And Video Games

    im going to have kids because i want to see wheter i can geneticcly modify people

  • AidenExists
    AidenExists 28 days ago

    i do want bio kids but idk how im going to do it since im trans and i dont want people assuming im a girl when im pregnant, and ivf is like rlly expensive. well i have a long time to figure it out as im not even old enough to drive so yea

  • Determined Games
    Determined Games 28 days ago

    I'm not so sure if I ever want to have kids, they definitly have their upsides and downsides. Maybe I'll just take a pet.

  • George Lewis
    George Lewis 29 days ago

    People saying their a hero is really stupid because most nearly all in fact will be westerners were our prediction is a decrease in population most problems of overpopulation come from Africa or Asia where combined 8 billion could live in about 50 years

  • Tony Boy
    Tony Boy Month ago

    Just adopt. There you go.

  • Alex
    Alex Month ago

    Don't encourage unfertility amongst whites if you ever want to see any white folks in the futur. Demographic stats show that it is becoming a real concern.

  • Justin. T
    Justin. T Month ago

    The only kids I have is my tamagotchi's.

  • Bificalera2
    Bificalera2 Month ago

    What I learn today ?
    Rich = Smart

  • Clueless Careful
    Clueless Careful Month ago

    But some women are giving birth like sea turtles laying eggs, and some 14 year olds are getting pregnant like crazy. Gosh why don’t you just adopt or just have 1-2 children instead of raising a family the size of a football team

  • Master STA
    Master STA Month ago

    Change the title please😑. Any mature person should know this without watching a frigin video.

  • saemikneu
    saemikneu Month ago

    Is it just me or did the music raise in volume after 2:50?

  • CodeChimp
    CodeChimp Month ago

    That 2004 journal article using ancient French stats has caused so much harm #responsibleResearch

  • Analove13 Vallejo
    Analove13 Vallejo Month ago

    I got my period when I was 9 ;-; is that okey???

  • Analove13 Vallejo
    Analove13 Vallejo Month ago

    I got my period when I was 9 ;-; is that okey???

  • Espen
    Espen Month ago

    never

  • Confettifun
    Confettifun Month ago

    I want at least one biological kid but ill foster to adopt the other 2 👌🏾

  • Elesibe Lis
    Elesibe Lis Month ago

    I was an accident :)

  • Gobillion 160
    Gobillion 160 Month ago +1

    Where’s Justin Y

  • Yellow Fella
    Yellow Fella Month ago

    everyone should have KID so we can make more if we don't no one live

  • Party of dead
    Party of dead Month ago

    Nowadays it seems everyone is having a baby with everyone they date and that results in multiple men and woman forever in you’re life because you have a baby with her hem. It’s such a turn off, no offense. I’m 27 and don’t have any kids and I am proud of that, so that if people are interested in me, I don’t come with unwanted baggage. I hope I’m not the only one who feels this way.

  • Rush Game
    Rush Game Month ago +1

    Never.

  • Kelli Kocha
    Kelli Kocha Month ago

    I’m 22 and want a baby really bad right now. Is it because my body is physically ready at my age?

  • Ivan Aguilar
    Ivan Aguilar Month ago

    I don't care, I'm going to be a dad in 2019 🤷‍♂️.

  • Livisthius
    Livisthius Month ago

    I want a baby one day.

  • Brian Caceres
    Brian Caceres Month ago

    we all got plans until we forget to pull out.....

  • Travis Young
    Travis Young Month ago

    Never. The little Damiens cost too much, and your babysitters keep dying.

  • missxpanda
    missxpanda Month ago +6

    People commenting "never," why bother watching this? Lol you think you're cool because you don't want kids? Good for you but nobody cares.

    • Ana Blažević
      Ana Blažević Day ago

      Lol, just saying. No we don't think that we are cool. We just don't kids. We want enjoy life, live with our pets, live in our own house in peace 🙏

  • let see how many subs we can get without any videos

    We're over populated already and kids are brats and split sister apart from are family and love her more

  • let see how many subs we can get without any videos

    Never

  • Precious make up stories

    Is it bad I'm 20 and I want a baby

  • awsome connie
    awsome connie Month ago +2

    Fun fact about autism: It's more likely to happen in boys than girls, and I have it, and I'm a girl!

  • Koolaid Man
    Koolaid Man Month ago

    Why did I watch this

  • John Islam
    John Islam Month ago

    Its a point in making people conscious.

  • αииιкα 549
    αииιкα 549 Month ago +1

    I got my first period when I was 8....

  • Jackie Jones
    Jackie Jones Month ago

    *NEVER*

  • freja Lenschow
    freja Lenschow Month ago

    Never.

  • Jessica Lewis
    Jessica Lewis Month ago

    I got pregnant shortly after this video released. I'm 25 and it only took 2 months. Im due in september with baby #1 💖

  • Spector 181
    Spector 181 Month ago

    what

    is

    *Read More*

  • GamingWithHoney XD
    GamingWithHoney XD Month ago

    Why the hell i am having periods at age 11

  • why are you such a fuckup cunt

    Never, cunt.

  • Lucerna Paraffin
    Lucerna Paraffin Month ago

    the voice over is super soothing idk why

  • Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo
    Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo Month ago +1

    Who wants to have kids in their early to middle 20's??? That's the age where you have fun and explore the world. Not to get stuck in a house with kids who need to be watched 24/7. Hell nah.

    • Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo
      Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo 12 days ago

      +Србомбоница I'm happy for you, kids are wonderful but not now. At least for me. Everything has its time in life.

    • Србомбоница
      Србомбоница 12 days ago +1

      Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo I am a young mommy yaaay

  • Averygold
    Averygold Month ago

    I don't want kids😂

  • the duck goes moo
    the duck goes moo Month ago

    “a women’s first period is generally around age 12 or 13”

    i’Ve BEeN rIpPed oFf

  • Emmy Blonde
    Emmy Blonde Month ago

    If you do a sexually reproductive process, pregnancy isn’t “unintended”

  • Creeper Catgirl
    Creeper Catgirl Month ago

    i got my period at 10! that's the earlyist

  • NotSamuelEJO
    NotSamuelEJO Month ago

    Why should i have a baby myself if there are thousands of orphan children waiting to get a family.

  • Kawaii Pineapple :3
    Kawaii Pineapple :3 Month ago +1

    Early bloomer 😭

  • water melon
    water melon Month ago

    Quick answer....Never

  • Ju ju
    Ju ju Month ago +1

    1:52 does that mean there's a chance that the kids at school that are jerks and do whatever they want could have possibly been born by mistake? (I know I wasn't cause I already talk to my parents about it)

  • Unbox therapy fan #1 Yes

    stop fapping or your children will have some disability 💀

  • Tongue Taechnology Army_Here

    when should you have kids?


    *NEVER CUZ IT HURTS!*

  • Mister Scorpius
    Mister Scorpius Month ago

    The best time to have kids is never.

  • Ouma Apologist
    Ouma Apologist Month ago

    Just adopt. There you go

  • Jaekov
    Jaekov Month ago

    oh no worries then.

  • Gabrielt Augusto
    Gabrielt Augusto Month ago +3

    Im want a big family, 2,3 or 4 sons are perfect!😁😘

  • Sofia Moreno
    Sofia Moreno 2 months ago

    NEVER

  • sarah bee
    sarah bee 2 months ago

    okay so i thought that neurofibromatosis was a genetic disease, i.e my mother has NF, and now my brother and i have NF. can someone please explain how having kids after 50 can increase the chance of having NF? and if it gets it then is it still genetic?

  • cookies 101
    cookies 101 2 months ago

    I got my period when I was 10 ;-;

  • Raph CJ
    Raph CJ 2 months ago

    This appeared when i searched -Я буду устанавливать сейчас все игры,

  • Molly Farrar
    Molly Farrar 2 months ago

    12/13?! I got my first when I was 10

  • Flameh Cake
    Flameh Cake 2 months ago

    Periods from 12 or 13??? Damn I’m early...I got mine when I was 11?

  • xXThelolYtgamerXx plays Roblox

    _______ wat is with that spelling

  • BitchChill
    BitchChill 2 months ago

    I'm not lookin forward to none if that father shit

  • Maddie Fishblob
    Maddie Fishblob 2 months ago +2

    2:22 I like how the baby has a mustache

  • Tristan bul
    Tristan bul 2 months ago

    Never, we dont wamt ovetpopulation

  • antonio barrera
    antonio barrera 2 months ago

    Just graduated high school and already expecting a kid😁 I’m so nervous

  • cc splat
    cc splat 2 months ago

    Also I don’t have “300,00 eggs” I my refrigerator! Everyone is saying I have “eggs” when I’m not even a chicken and its funny tho

    • cc splat
      cc splat Month ago

      Jenna Avery Tolls then they need to stop saying I have “eggs” in me. I don’t always eat them..

    • Jenna Avery Tolls
      Jenna Avery Tolls Month ago

      cc splat doesn't matter

    • cc splat
      cc splat Month ago +1

      Jenna Avery Tolls but... I didn’t eat eggs today...

    • Jenna Avery Tolls
      Jenna Avery Tolls 2 months ago

      Yes if you're female you have eggs

  • cc splat
    cc splat 2 months ago

    I’m not carrying something that is like so heavy in a penny sized thing
    So that means

    HELL NO

  • jensen1971x
    jensen1971x 2 months ago

    Just please don't mutilate your children's genitals......

  • Chris G
    Chris G 2 months ago

    Once you have a kid, you got 18 years to save up $120,000 for college. Good luck.

  • Sanayia Dooley
    Sanayia Dooley 2 months ago

    I’m pregnant at 11

  • RetroPixels
    RetroPixels 2 months ago

    *posted 9 months ago*

  • Lily Luna
    Lily Luna 2 months ago

    I think when you have the financial needs to support the child rather than just winging it