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Trying out parenthood

Appeared in "MENSCHEN. das Magazin", 03/2011

By Tanja Krämer, photos by Sascha Montag

The school project “Think Before You Reproduce” teaches young people what it means to be parents with the aid of a “baby simulator.” The robot baby screams, wets, demands a bottle. The teenagers learn about sleep deprivation, the burdens of responsibility, and overwhelming emotions…