A sign of the times. From the San Francisco Chronicle’s “Public Eavesdropping” feature in Leah Garchik’s column:
“The doctor takes an egg from the mom, pokes a hole in it, puts a seed from the dad inside the egg and puts the embryo back in the mom.”
– Fourth-grader telling third-grader how babies are made, overheard in Marin County by Cathy Chute
And then, mommy takes a blood test, and if she doesn’t like the way the baby is made, she makes it go away.