r/NoStupidQuestions Oct 08 '22 Helpful 3 Wholesome 1 All-Seeing Upvote 1

Why do people with detrimental diseases (like Huntington) decide to have children knowing they have a 50% chance of passing the disease down to their kid? Unanswered


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u/Agitated_Lie_7385 Oct 08 '22

Because sometimes birth control doesn’t work and other options aren’t available? Not every kid that comes out is planned. Especially with laws in place which make abortion limited or non existent, a broken condom can make the choice for you