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Ashton Kutcher Talks About Having Babies With Demi Moore

Ashton Kutcher Says "I Don't Know" to Biological Babies

Ashton Kutcher may have social media figured out. He flirts with his wife, Demi Moore, in front of almost five million Twitter followers and more than three million Facebook fans, but he isn't sure if the couple will have offspring of their own. When Cynthia McFadden asked Ashton if he wanted a biological baby on last night's Nightline, he said, "I don't know". He also noted that because Demi has three daughters — Rumer, 21, Scout, 18, and Tallulah, 16, — their relationship has always involved kids. Despite his wife's questionable child bearing age of 47, Ashton said he's "not worried" because he thinks Demi is a "genetic freak".

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Siepe Siepe 7 years
I know very well how it works (I'm in medicine school and think about becoming an OBGYN). Btw what I try to say is that a mother could be great also if she's 47. I agree with you with the adoption possibility, but I don't find selfish to give the gift of life. What I dislike is the fact that people judge too easily.
GirlOverboard GirlOverboard 7 years
Sorry, I'm such a jerk, I completely missed your last post, Siepe. My apologies. However, all bodies are different, but as you get older you start playing with fire and the older you get, the greater your chances of getting burned... and not just you, but your child as well. After a certain age, it almost becomes selfish to try and conceive because you're putting that child at risk of some serious side effects just because you'd like to have a/another kid. At that point, I feel like adoption is the better option - instead of putting a yet-to-even-be-conceived child at risk, why not give a home to a child already born and in need of love? I know that the experience is different, but again, it's rather selfish because that experience only benefits the mother, assuming the desire to carry a child again is the motivator.
GirlOverboard GirlOverboard 7 years
Siepe, I don't think the question is her ability to care for or relate to kids at her age but whether or not it is healthy/safe or even possible. Even if she hasn't hit menopause yet, ovulation starts decreasing around the age of 35, making conception more difficult. Additionally, the risk of birth defects in children increases as the mother ages. From WebMD: "The traditional age at which a woman is considered to be at high risk for chromosomal abnormalities is 35. Approximately 1 in 1,400 babies born from women in their 20's have Down syndrome; it increases to about 1 in 100 babies born with Down syndrome from women in their 40s." So this isn't about whether or not a woman in their late 30's and beyond is going to be a "cool" mom or whether or not she's capable of caring for children. It's about both her health and the health of any children she chooses to have at her age.
Siepe Siepe 7 years
of course biology is not by their side, but despite of this I don't think there's a limit age. I mean that her 47 may be different from others' 47.
runningesq runningesq 7 years
At 47 she may or may not be able to conceive, but her looks have nothing to with it, Ashton.
Siepe Siepe 7 years
but it wouldn't be her first child. I really don't understand how people easily say "too old, too young, too much...". by the way that would be a cool kid!!
jenni5 jenni5 7 years
I would think if they really wanted kids together they would have done it much sooner but hey whatever floats their boat. 47 is much too old IMO.
Siepe Siepe 7 years
I don't think that 47 is too late. It depends on the woman and the partner. I'm 22 and I'd like to have my first at 30, not at 45, but everyone is different!
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