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If you believe a woman should have her husbands consent before getting an abortion... sfag

Posted by on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:08 PM
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Do you think a woman needs her husbands consent for any other reproductive or pregnancy decision?

How about to get her tubes tied?

What if she wants a natural, no-intervention birth? Do she need his permission?

What if she wants a c-section? Or, flip that. What if he wants her to get a c-section? There are compelling studies showing that c-section is safer for the baby.

Can he forbid an epidural? Or require one?

It's his baby too, right? Doesn't he get the right to say how it is delivered?

by on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:08 PM
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_Kissy_
by on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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We decide everything as a couple but the final decision is/was mine.
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LoveMyBoyK
by Ruby Member on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:12 PM
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Permission? No but I do believe DH should have input.
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Sat.Wed
by Bronze Member on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:15 PM
Are you kidding me? Uh NO! IF my ex had been able I would be DEAD
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DSamuels
by Gold Member on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:17 PM
I had to sign paperwork saying I agreed before they would do my husband's vasectomy.
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LexRi0709
by on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:18 PM


Quoting _Kissy_:

We decide everything as a couple but the final decision is/was mine.
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Carmel63
by Bronze Member on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:20 PM
No.
SilverSterling
by MrsSilverusSnape on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:20 PM

The whole Consent and permission thing has me screaming HECK NO!! But I agree in most cases I think it should be talked about but the end result is wife's body wife's final choice.

Sat.Wed
by Bronze Member on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:20 PM
Really? I didnt with now ex, and he did NOT need to sign my paperwork when I got my tubes tied (had them do it after they got dd out via c-section snice they were gona be in there anyways)


Quoting DSamuels:

I had to sign paperwork saying I agreed before they would do my husband's vasectomy.

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FromAtoZ
by AllieCat on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:23 PM

No.

I can certainly see that discussing some issues related to bringing a child in to the family should indeed be an important factor between a husband and a wife.

But what is done to her body should be her final say. 

If my  ex husband had wanted me to get a C-Section without any medical necessity, I would have known then the marriage was doomed.

FromAtoZ
by AllieCat on Oct. 2, 2012 at 6:24 PM
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My ex husband had a vasectomy years ago.  Our daughter was around 4 months old.  I had nothing to do with it.  The doctor did not speak to me and I did not have to sign any thing.  

Then again, it could have been that way due to it being the military who performed the procedure.


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