what men think about babies

Guys: Which word best describes your thoughts on babies?
Miraculous: 40%
Terrifying: 10%
Both: 50%


So do you ever want to have one?
Yes, definitely: 33%
Maybe, assuming I find the right girl: 23%
Never. Bring on the birth control forever: 13%
I already have one (or more): 31%

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What’s scariest about having a baby?
The lack of sleep a newborn causes: 7%
The actual birth. It’s intense!: 9%
Parenting—I could screw up royally: 33%
The financial pressure of raising a kid: 51%


Have you picked out names for your future kids?
Yes, I’ve had them chosen for years: 11%
Not yet, but I’ve got a few in mind: 36%
This has never occurred to me: 22%
Actually, I already have kids: 31%

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What do you most hope your baby will get from you?
My athleticism: 7%
My looks: 11%
My humor: 38%
My work ethic: 44%

Would you want to be married before having a baby?
Yes. It’s step one: 60%
Not necessarily: 40%

Would you marry a woman who didn’t want babies?
No, it’s a deal breaker: 42%
Yes, if I were in love: 58%

Have you ever lied to a woman by overplaying how much you want kids?
Yes: 7%
No: 93%

Will—or do—you change your baby’s diapers?
Yes: 93%
No: 7%

And we’ve gotta ask: do guys get as excited as women do about buying baby clothes?
Of course! Those little cotton onesies are the cutest things ever: 26%
Not a chance. I don’t like buying my own clothes, let alone outfits for a baby: 74%