Space in internet before birth.

India
July 1, 2011 7:50am CST
I recently came to know that the neighbouring girl who was married a few months ago and hasn’t even conceived yet, has already started googling the name of her future baby and has bought a domain for that ‘would be’ baby who might be a girl or a boy which is still now not known to anybody except probably the almighty God. How would you analyze this behaviour of that girl? Would you treat it as planning ahead? Or would you call her crazy? But I have heard that she is not alone. Internet savvy parents are now certainly doing that. As soon as they pick their child’s name, they register the domain. This is the latest trend among the ‘would be’ parents of today. Would you differ with me?]I recently came to know that the neighbouring girl who was married a few months ago and hasn’t even conceived yet, has already started googling the name of her future baby and has bought a domain for that ‘would be’ baby who might be a girl or a boy which is still now not known to anybody except probably the almighty God. How would you analyze this behaviour of that girl? Would you treat it as planning ahead? Or would you call her crazy? But I have heard that she is not alone. Internet savvy parents are now certainly doing that. As soon as they pick their child’s name, they register the domain. This is the latest trend among the ‘would be’ parents of today. Would you differ with me?
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13 responses
@surekharathi (14134)
• India
1 Jul 11
ohhhh no really she is very crazy before birth she is searching the name of her child. But some time crazyness is not good because now the life is like we can think about tomorrow so how anyone can think about future. No one can know what will happen in future. Myself is a big example when I was thinking about my marriage I was so crazy and think that my baby will born and I will play with my baby and everybody will loves her. But I completed my 7 years of marriage life I have no issue. So carzyness is not good.
• India
2 Jul 11
It is no doubt very unfortunate. But have not you tried to conceive? There are now so many infertility clinics, so I think you have still now the chance to conceive if you visit the right place. Where do you live? I should request you again to consult with a reputed obstetrician who might be able to help you.
• India
3 Jul 11
Friend my and my husband check up is complete and Dr. tell us no problem in both. But I think in our Kundli some problem is there.
• India
4 Jul 11
If your doctor assures you that there is no problem in both of you, then what is the problem with you that you are not getting a baby so far.
@marguicha (90553)
• Chile
2 Jul 11
The world is chnging at such a swift pace that I don´t know what is right or wrong anymore. The words I knew, like friendship and love, mean something else now. And comunication has changed from an exchange of ideas to gutural sounds or worse, letters that means little. It has been said that the human being is the only species that can laugh. Yet now laughter has changed into "lol" or "LMAO" is English. Every language has similar letters. I am old and tend to despise this culture, this way of reaching for another person and the lightness of the ralations. What you tell is yet another example where it is more important technology than the miracle of life. That´s one of the reasons why I delete friends who are not really friends here and if I accept them again and are not worthy of my friendship as I see it, I delete them again. The world is not abnout numbers to me, but about people (uniques and thus each one of them perfect).
• India
4 Jul 11
I think the term 'friend' is valueless now because we have no friends in the true sense of the word. So the term 'friend' has really lost its significance, we may replace it as 'companion' or more better as 'partner'. You are right in your observation that the human being is the only species that can laugh but unfortunately we have now forgotten how to laugh, sometimes we try our best to laugh but cannot because we have already lost that good habit, rather we are now expert in laughing at.
@marguicha (90553)
• Chile
10 Jul 11
Since I got sick I have discovered that I had a lot more than I thought I did in terms of friendship and family. They have all been worried about me, they all call and ask what I need, they visit, but help. My sister brought me 15 DVDs to watch happy ending movies (she lives at 10 hours by bus from where I live, works and plans are not running because of the ashes of the volcano eruption. Friends exist. But we have to find them in other ways than accepting fake friends from Facebook. Even here, I have found wonderful friends and fake friends. Th latter, I usually don´t bother to read their posts after I see they will never be real people. At the most, I answer one of the posts if the subject is important for me. My friends here know I was discoverd to have cancer and I´m on chemo. Thy are worried. One of the fake answers in my posts about my health asked me is I was a doctor. The member had not bothered to read what I wrote. He was reaching for a penny.
• Philippines
1 Jul 11
I don't think it is crazy... more like planning ahead... cause if it is me... it is better to plan the names of your coming baby ahead so that by the time the child is already born you have a name ready for it... A name on which on you already thoroughly thought before... including the meaning of that name... so that your child won't be bothered or be burden by his/her name when he or she grows up... And the parents won't scramble their brain for an appropraite name when the time comes... so there....
• Philippines
6 Jul 11
So it's relevant to plan ahead before the child is born... to avoid the worst case scenario that would end in having the child a bad name if not worst...
@naija4real (1293)
2 Jul 11
In Nigeria, there is a lot of internet user but many of them have not develop themselves to appreciate the full potentials of the internet. I also belong to that group. I only use the internet to earn money. I have never thought of using the internet to register a domain name for myself or my child.
• India
2 Jul 11
But this is the trend now.
• Philippines
1 Jul 11
I don't think it is crazy in my opinion. As a girl, we are quite excited naming our babies in the future. I myself remembered getting a name for my daughter when I was in the 5th grade. Well I think it is becoming common nowadays of ladies picking up the name of their soon to be child through the internet for whichever purpose it may serve to them. As long as they are enjoying their freedom of womankind, I don't see any problems with that. Cheers!
• India
2 Jul 11
I am also a woman. So I am well aware of the mentality of women. And I don't see any problem with their freedom of womankind. It is quite natural of them. But what's about the registration of domain names even before a girl conceives or even marries.
@Hatley (164743)
• Garden Grove, California
1 Jul 11
doctor didi get with the modern times this is 2011 not 1011 and if the parents want to have a domain and already pick out a name for their child boy or girl who has not yet been conceived thats their right. It is not' crazy it is just modern times. I am not shocked as this is just planning ahead and also its their own damned business. okay?
• India
1 Jul 11
It is rightly commented by you that it is not my headache and it is 2011 and not 1011. But I am asking it out of curiosity and also to be aware of the modern trend among new parents or 'would be' new parents.
1 Jul 11
It may sound crazy but it'll be neat if the kid ever wants to run their own business or becomes famous: they won't have to fight to get the domain name. There's also the Dooce effect: she's a blogger who wrote about her pregnancy, the baby and parenthood (right from when she got pregnant). She now blogs as a career. I suppose registering the baby's name makes it easier to know where you're going to post photos...! Personally, I wouldn't do it.
• India
1 Jul 11
It may be so in a few cases but obviously not for all. But only God knows who are included in those few cases.
• United States
1 Jul 11
I don't think it is crazy. However, it is a fast track to crazy if that proposed child never materializes. It is alot like potential parents who build a nursery before they are even pregnant. If something gets in the way of the plan, the room is always a depressing reminder. Dr. Rat, rat psychiatrist
• India
1 Jul 11
I think if that proposed child seems to never materialize, they would try and try and of course they will succeed in the coming days as medical science is too much developed now.
@lheynne (27)
1 Jul 11
googling or not, i believe it comes natural to woman to think ahead the would be name of her baby. i myself even do that. i already have possible names for my future baby eventhough i'm not married. my bf even think of our baby's names if we end up together and have a child on our own. most of the names are combination of our names, his and my parents names and the names we like. it's a fun thing to do for couples.:)
• India
1 Jul 11
I am also aware of it. I know it well that most of the women and even the men select names of their babies before their birth. But i am talking of the registration of domain names even before a girl conceives.
@dorannmwin (36698)
• United States
4 Jul 11
I had chosen my first son and first daughter's names before I even met the man that is now my husband. I knew that my first daughter would be named Kathryn Teresa after my great-aunt and also after mother Teresa. I knew that my first son would be named Paul (the Thomas did come from his father) because I made a promise to a friend of mine's parents that my first son would be named after their late son. However, I really must admit that I don't see the point in registering a domain name based on the names of my future children.
@sanjay91422 (2728)
• India
2 Jul 11
I think it is not bad to do that, here also ladies start searching the names for their child very early before the delivery. They start asking the relatives about it. They give the task of the names to the relatives sometimes. It is one of the early planning of the parents for the children. I don't think it as crazy, it is a normal thing.
@anil02 (2886)
• India
2 Jul 11
Hello, it is not a planning of future. She and everyone who is doing this deed is so much crazy. Every one have crazy about their child. Nothing is new in it.
@celticeagle (117235)
• Boise, Idaho
1 Jul 11
Sure. Planning ahead. If they are as into the internet as their parents are the children will be thrilled to have these domains. This type of behavior only becomes obsessive when it begins to hurt others. No, I wouldn't call her crazy. A bit different, yes. This may even be a way of the future.