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Abortion should be a choice, but not elective c section?

I was thinking about this after reading the question about unnecessary c sections.

So many people say that abortion should be a woman's choice bc she should have the right to do what she likes with her body. If that's your stance, shouldn't elective c sections be a choice as well? After all, it's the woman's body, right?

For the record, I'm not reflecting my own opinions in this question.

 
StefanieN84

Asked by StefanieN84 at 1:33 PM on Feb. 10, 2010 in Pregnancy

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Answers (68)
  • as far as i know it is a choice, at least for most people. and just as i dont agree w abortiion, i dont think elective c sections are a good thing. but thats MY choice.
    erika_wright

    Answer by erika_wright at 1:38 PM on Feb. 10, 2010

  • LOL
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 1:33 PM on Feb. 10, 2010

  • Women are having elective c-sections. Some doctors won't do them but its common practice and we pay for them.
    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 1:35 PM on Feb. 10, 2010

  • You sort of did reflect your own opinion.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:35 PM on Feb. 10, 2010

  • yeah they probably should both be the womans choice. the only difference is that abortions are quick, easy, painless, and come with alot less risks - c-section can be very dangerous and are a major surgery so its alittle different.
    PURPULbutterfly

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 1:35 PM on Feb. 10, 2010

  • Your body, your choice - all the way around.
    urkiddingright

    Answer by urkiddingright at 1:35 PM on Feb. 10, 2010

  • yes you should be able to!
    randilinn

    Answer by randilinn at 1:36 PM on Feb. 10, 2010

  • You CAN have an elective c-section. You just have to find a doctor who will do it, not all doctors perform abortions either.
    wahm_abbeyrose

    Answer by wahm_abbeyrose at 1:37 PM on Feb. 10, 2010

  • For the record, it is a womans choice. Not to say all doctors are honest, but in more circumstances than not they are performed for the baby and the woman's safety.
    PS...IMO Abortion should not be a choice. Someone that doesn't want a baby already made the choice of having sex and getting pregnant. Where's the baby's choice in all of that?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:41 PM on Feb. 10, 2010

  • why dont we all discuss wether someone has a right to dental work? how about an apendix out? maybe cancer treatment?
    sati769leigh

    Answer by sati769leigh at 1:42 PM on Feb. 10, 2010

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