That may be so my dear, but have you also considered the costs of raising someone with a disability.
People with disabilities don't always get equal treatment. Also a child with disabilities has to deal with personal trauma by their peers who - as it happens are innocent of being bad.
Chilren will be chilren.
If a parent can advert having a child with a disability, then this is fine too. But think aboot the parents who don't have the choice who live in places where advanced medical care is not available. What about those innocent lives? Who will be neglected, abandoned or even murdered after they are born.
Btw, did you get the Royal Snub today?
I haven't really made up an opinion about places where it may be more difficult raising children with disabilities, but I'd probably stand by my past opinion. Of course it's hard, possibly harder than what other parents go through, but it's their choice to have a child and they have to take care of it. Sadly, not everyone thinks like that.
The organisation where I work concentrates on poor countries and help people with children with disabilities - aside from a bunch of other projects. A lot of the people I've met in poor countries and that have disabilities are normally happy that they are alive.
In the case of parents here in Sweden, they don't have a choice in my eyes. Or well, they shouldn't have. Only because it'll be a lot harder, it's still a goddamn child - which you wanted. If you're all for "choosing" your kids, then just go adopt one instead.
I do sometimes get the interest of getting a child someday, and I consider all the possible risks. One of them is getting a child with disabilities (my granma and granpa where cousins and their parents where even closer cousins, so yeah it's one of the factors that may add to this). But I decided that if I one day feel I am prepared for a child, I won't be picky. I joke a lot about wanting only a boy, but if I'm to be honest: I'd be just as happy with a sexless child. I'll love it as much and try my best to take care of it because that's what parents sign up for when they decide to have a child.
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They were there, saw us singing for like 30sec, then left.