Town Square

Post a New Topic

Whatever Happened to the Stork?

Original post made by Sharon on Sep 23, 2008

In light of the decision in the UK to provide preliminary sex education for six-year old schoolchildren, the Times Online asks five children where babies come from and gets some priceless answers. Web Link

For example "To make a baby you need to eat 18 broccolis"

Comments (2)

Posted by kitty, a resident of Ohlone School
on Sep 23, 2008 at 7:48 pm

Great link, I like this response

Amy, 6:
I think God makes babies, using a very special magic.
They grow in a mummy's tummy.
I think God rolls a dice, maybe, that's got hundreds of numbers on it. Each lady has a number, and if that number matches the number that is on the dice that God throws, the lady gets a baby growing in her tummy. I think ladies are pregnant for about a month and then the baby comes out of the tummy.
I remember being in my mummy's tummy.
It was lovely and warm inside.

Posted by Accidents Cause People, a resident of University South
on Sep 24, 2008 at 5:44 pm

I'd ask my parents where babies came from. They told me to wait and I'd find out when I was old enough. Fortunately I found out from friends before I found out the way Bristol Palin found out.

If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Scottís Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept
By Elena Kadvany | 11 comments | 3,369 views

Who Says Kids Donít Eat Vegetables?
By Laura Stec | 9 comments | 1,729 views

Breastfeeding Tips
By Jessica T | 11 comments | 1,572 views

How Bad Policy Happens
By Douglas Moran | 19 comments | 1,062 views

The life of Zarf
By Sally Torbey | 6 comments | 618 views