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- #1704576sir-nigel-gresleyMemberMember since: January 10, 2017
Replies: 973sir-nigel-gresley December 8, 2018 at 10:28 pm
I do realise that there are a species that have a reproduction of both sexes (hermaphrodites) as some animals as well, but I understood Kai’s query was about not specifying the gender of a newborn on the birth certificate.
My assumption was she was referring to today’s young leftie Liberals allowing the child to grow up to whichever gender they may choose, or rather what gender the parents would prefer. Nothing to do with Gays or cross-dressers, or changing their anatomy later on.
Happy Valley#1704592supergoldMemberMember since: May 9, 2009
Replies: 8918supergold December 9, 2018 at 11:18 am
I was interested to find out how many possibily hermaphrodite children are born in New Zealand each year but could only find out the following which doesn’t state one country only :-
“In approximately 1 in 2,000 infants, there is enough variation in the appearance of the external genitalia to merit hesitation about appropriate assignment by the physician involved. Typical examples would be an unusually prominent clitoris in an otherwise apparently typical girl, or complete cryptorchidism in an otherwise apparently typical boy. In most of these cases, a sex is tentatively assigned and the parents told that tests will be performed to confirm the apparent sex. Typical tests in this situation might include a pelvic ultrasound to determine the presence of a uterus, a testosterone or 17α-hydroxyprogesterone level, and/or a karyotype. In some of these cases a pediatric endocrinologist is consulted to confirm the tentative sex assignment. The expected assignment is usually confirmed within hours to a few days in these cases.
In a much smaller proportion of cases, the process of assignment is more complex, and involves both determining what the biological aspects of sex may be and choosing the best sex assignment for the purposes of rearing the child. Approximately 1 in 20,000 infants is born with enough ambiguity that assignment becomes a more drawn-out process of multiple tests and intensive education of the parents about sexual differentiation. In some of these cases, it is clear that the child will face physical difficulties or social stigma as they grow up, and deciding upon the sex of assignment involves weighing the advantages and disadvantages of either assignment.”
It seems to me that with the numbers of children involved, it is difficult to make a decision to not disclose the gender of all children because of the possibility of mistaken gender being assigned to such a small minority.
More information in the link where I obtained the above… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_assignment
Supergold-Wainuiomata (Wellington)#1704595kaiMemberMember since: January 4, 2008
Replies: 9387kai December 9, 2018 at 12:21 pm
Yes s. n.g. that was what I was referring to.The birth certificate issue.
Didnt mean it to become a hot potato/kumara…Hope you are all going good over there nth and sth and beyond
Cheers From Kai#1704602betty126001MemberMember since: January 2, 2018
Replies: 3betty126001 December 9, 2018 at 4:12 pm
Interesting reading, thank you Supergold.#1704645sir-nigel-gresleyMemberMember since: January 10, 2017
Replies: 973sir-nigel-gresley December 9, 2018 at 11:25 pm
Hya Kai, all great here in the South. GB sends her love. 😉
Happy Valley#1706080kaiMemberMember since: January 4, 2008
Replies: 9387kai December 29, 2018 at 10:47 am
Thanks so much for that s.n.g. Also hi to Val ,super gold ,Gaby 1 loyal etc etc
Same back at her please.
Talking of memory of days ago.
someone here always thought cricket was an ,”older people’s game to watch “lol
Guess who is watching the cricket on and off today from Hagley park.? One for the game ,and one for the scenery ..
Cheers From Kai#1706767AnonymousMember since:
Replies: 415Anonymous January 6, 2019 at 7:48 am
Thought you may like to view the following video of our hard working “dusties” back in the day in Wellington……slogging up & down the steep paths. It wasn’t all Maori, many white men worked the beat for either exercise for their sport or pay Uni. Now, the wheelie bins spew s&c everywhere! Much respect for all those men back in the day:
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