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« on: 24/08/2007 21:59:12 »
Dear Spacey Midwives,

Have there been studies yet as to whether we can make babies in space (zero-G)...?

Have they tried it with randy rabbits ? sex-mad mice ?..horney hares ?

Did spermy stuff know which way to go ?





 

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« Reply #1 on: 24/08/2007 22:01:28 »
I don't think a sperm's sense of direction is dependent on gravity.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 24/08/2007 22:09:13 »
I don't think a sperm's sense of direction is dependent on gravity.

cool...end of thread !


 

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« Reply #3 on: 25/08/2007 00:27:16 »
May not have a sense of direction, but it might be fun!!! LOL LOL!
Wasn't this question asked before but in a different way?
 

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« Reply #4 on: 25/08/2007 04:03:38 »
May not have a sense of direction, but it might be fun!!! LOL LOL!
Wasn't this question asked before but in a different way?

Upside down?
 

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« Reply #5 on: 25/08/2007 08:25:37 »
Perhaps it should be answered upside down and in space.. LOL!
 

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« Reply #6 on: 25/08/2007 09:23:05 »
mice ivf treatment in space like conditions (micro gravity), has been done. The mice did go on to have babies - damn mice, get everywhere -
 

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« Reply #7 on: 25/08/2007 14:24:33 »
Spermys-wermys may not be affected by gravity but the fetal growth maybe.

We need to get a girly 'sprogged ' up there and to remain there for the duration...could be messy at birth time !!
 

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« Reply #8 on: 25/08/2007 14:30:59 »
Neily, I am assuming it does , but does "sprogged" mean pregnant?
 

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« Reply #9 on: 25/08/2007 14:33:12 »
Neily, I am assuming it does , but does "sprogged" mean pregnant?

Yep, ewe assummed right..'sprogged' means preggers !!
 

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« Reply #10 on: 25/08/2007 14:37:55 »
LOL where do all these terms emanate from?
 

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« Reply #11 on: 25/08/2007 18:38:05 »
Dont woman drop ,sorry dosent the baby in the stomach drop a month or so before birth, would that still happen in zero G and if so would it cause problems with the birth
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« Reply #12 on: 25/08/2007 18:56:06 »
Yes they do drop But I don't know what would happen.. I would assume part of a space station would be pumped with oxygen allowing a normal delivery wouldn't you?
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« Reply #13 on: 25/08/2007 19:07:18 »
But do they drop because of gravity , if so then they wouldnt drop a month before birth :) and then pregnacies may last for a year ;D ,and then the baby would be to big to come out . [:0] Painful.
 

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« Reply #14 on: 25/08/2007 19:30:55 »
there is more to that, not all babies drop a month before mine dropped in the last week before delivery, my Daughter however dropped about six weeks ahead..

now besides dropping the womens abdominal muscles push the baby out by contracting, until delivery now on the point will it ever happen. perhaps dropping is the only way for contractions to happen, I am no expert but have seen women who deliver way early without having dropped so I thing the contractions can happen regardless of the drop although I could be wrong. Each one of my pregnancies were different altogether.
 

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« Reply #15 on: 25/08/2007 22:46:42 »
Presumably the 'dropping ' is muscular ?
 

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« Reply #16 on: 25/08/2007 23:17:45 »
My assumption also. So would the muscular propulsion of the baby be enough to work against the zero G in an effective enough force to deliver the baby?
 

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« Reply #17 on: 25/08/2007 23:21:15 »
I'm not sure which usage of "sprog" came first, but it is also a new recruit in the military.
 

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« Reply #18 on: 25/08/2007 23:37:42 »
I'm not sure which usage of "sprog" came first, but it is also a new recruit in the military.

That is actually where I had heard the term and thus why I had to ask! LOL! Thanks Doc and Neil!
 

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