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The Duggars want more babies — and more abortion restrictions

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar gained reality show fame for their unique talent – having children. Lots and lots of children. So what do they want to do now? Have more. But even for an eternally fertile family, making babies isn't what it used to be.

As the Duggar couple prepares to celebrate 29 years of marriage, Michelle spoke with Celebrity Baby Scoop this week, and answered questions about whether there are more little Duggars in the offing. "I would hope, but we are not expecting right now," she said candidly. "I would be so grateful if the Lord blessed us with another one. We’re trying at this point and we shall see if that is a possibility. If not, we are so thankful and grateful for the ones that God has given us so far."

If the Duggars want to have a hundred babies, that's their decision and theirs alone. They have the desire to bring children into the world and they have the resources to raise those children; they appear to be loving and devoted parents. But they are also undeniably not the same people they were when they had their first child back in 1988. They are grandparents. Michelle is now 47 years old. And while it's not impossible to bring a baby into the world at her age – 47 year-old Halle Berry just welcomed a son this week – there are serious issues to consider regarding fertility and health, for both a mother and child.

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