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School Application Asks: C-Section or Vaginal Birth?

Apparently school has a vested interest in how students were born

(Newser) - If you want your child to attend elementary school in California’s Dry Creek School District, you’ll have to get personal—really personal. The enrollment application asks some very detailed medical questions, but parents are in an uproar over one in particular: Was your child birthed through “vaginal... More »

Women Battle 'Birth Rape'

Uncaring, brutal exams can traumatize laboring moms

(Newser) - The mothers of the world are mad, and they're not going to take it anymore. A growing movement against "birth rape" is placing institutions on notice that women in labor oppose any vaginal intrusion by "fingers, hands, suction cups, forceps, needles and scissors" without consent, notes the Sydney ... More »

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