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I know Muslim ladies, though they can wear whatever they wish in their own homes, must cover up in public. (Face, hands, and feet are all that *I* have seen of Muslim women in public.)
So my question is: How do Muslim women handle modesty in the delivery room? or in the ER?
As a mother, myself, I can attest that modesty is close to non-existent when in the process of squeezing a child out of your body.
And my mom was an ER nurse for 40 years and often spoke of having to cut clothing off of people in order to save their lives and/or treat their injuries.
So, how do you deal with modesty in these situations?
Answer by sukainah at 8:16 AM on Aug. 25, 2010
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Answer by -Cassandra- at 4:42 AM on Aug. 25, 2010
I am a pregnant Muslim women, It is allowed to be uncovered for medical reasons and to be treated by a male doctor or nurse for medical purposes. Most Muslim women would feel shy having a man ( other then her husband) all in her vagina area and thats why most prefer to have female. For me, when I went into labor with my daughter I didn't care who was there, as long as they were going to deliver my child. My husband prefers that I see female OBGYN and I do, but at time of delivery it would possibly be a male that delivers our child and that fine.
Answer by syrianmommy at 8:22 PM on Aug. 25, 2010
Answer by rhianna1708 at 3:27 PM on Aug. 24, 2010
How do you know you haven't seen other Muslim women in public? There are many who don't wear the traditional garments. My pediatrician's wife, for example, another practicing pediatrician AND a Muslim, wears "normal" clothing. You may have seen many, many Muslim women, and just didn't realize it.
Answer by jsbenkert at 3:34 PM on Aug. 24, 2010
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