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Just got me thinking???

If people say that they are pro-choice cause they want women to be able to choose what they want for their own bodies, what is the difference when you give birth and the plans you had for your birth go out the window. Like instead of having a vaginal birth or vbac your getting a c sections cause that is what the doctor chooses.. Isnt that having your body taken over by someone else??? Are your Rights over your body still being taken away or is that not the same thing???

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mrssundin

Asked by mrssundin at 6:26 PM on Dec. 29, 2010 in Parenting Debate

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  • blank stare

    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 6:29 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • Unless I am wrong, you still have the right to refuse to have the c-section unless you are unconscious.
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 6:30 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • That's like comparing apples and oranges.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 6:30 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • ok word it better here, so pro choice people say that a woman should get to choose what they want to do with their bodies right, so when you go in and have a baby and your choice that you made gets put out and you get forced in to a c section or something else doesnt that mean that the womans choice is being made for her and that she really has no choice over her own body???
    mrssundin

    Comment by mrssundin (original poster) at 6:31 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • getting a c section over a vaginal birth is not a choice, your doctor does chooses that for you because you or your baby is in jeopardy. Thats a totally different example
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:31 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • getting a c section over a vaginal birth is not a choice, your doctor does chooses that for you because you or your baby is in jeopardy. Thats a totally different example

    that is not true anon a lot of doctors force c sections cause for them it is less time consuming.. Like one woman had four c sections and non of them were medically necessary and she ended up having a full term healthy natural birth at home..
    mrssundin

    Comment by mrssundin (original poster) at 6:33 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • yes to your first question. yes its the person's body but during labor sometimes complications happen. and unless someone is there with you sometimes a mother is just too much in pain or what not to make the right decision that is why its a good idea to always talk to your dr before the actual delivery so that all the options are covered. that is my opinion. i think that is what you are talking about. i do not agree with elective c sections.
    lambdarose

    Answer by lambdarose at 6:43 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • The only reason i asked this question is because i have had two vaginals and three emergency c sections for three different things but i am always told at the very first appointment that i will be getting another c sections, they dont even mention vbacs and someone told me the only way i would even get a vbac is if i had my child at home.. i have even talked with midwives and they wont even take me as a patient. so i was wondering being forced into c sections is the same as forcing someone to keep a child or making them abort it..
    mrssundin

    Comment by mrssundin (original poster) at 6:48 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • You always have the right to refuse the care that a doctor recomends. The doctor may choose not to be your doctor anymore, but you have the ultimate right to do what you want at the hospital. You dont have to do anything they want you to do, you choose it. Your example with the c section, the doctor may have chosen that that was how he would do it, but she ultimately still had the choice to do it or not, she could have gone somewhere else. The doctors also have the choice to practice medicine the way they would like, that is why it is ultimately important that you find a doctor you trust, a doctor that doesnt have a history of a high percentage of c sections. The mother has a choice what doctor to go through, and she always had the right to turn down the treatment.
    -LovingMamma-

    Answer by -LovingMamma- at 6:48 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • LovingMamma but what if you cant find another doctor, there is only one hospital in this town and maybe six or seven different docs.. then what do you do???
    mrssundin

    Comment by mrssundin (original poster) at 6:51 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

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