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    Re: Do you think fathers have a legal right to see thier child born or be in the room

    Quote Originally Posted by AGENT J View Post
    http://www.ajc.com/news/news/national/judge-says-pregnant-women-can-bar-fathers-delivery/nfCPd/



    So do you think the father has a legal right to see his baby born or be in the room?


    Yes, he has a legal right and my opinion agrees with that.
    Yes, he has a legal right and in my opinion he shouldn't.
    No, he has no legal right and my opinion agrees with that.
    No, he has no legal right and in my opinion he should.
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    Well he does not nor do i think he should.

    Dont get me wrong, i see why and how this could be emotional and i understand how it can be perceived as mean or sad but the bottom line is its the women going through a medical issue. She gets to control the room and her privacy, if she doesnt want somebody in the room, even the father thats her right.
    I think he has the right to see the baby as soon as it is born.As far as I know humans are not like geese,so the father can wait until the baby is completely out of the mother's womb before seeing the baby..
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    Re: Do you think fathers have a legal right to see thier child born or be in the room

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    I love comments like yours. The child is clearly both of theirs throughout the entire pregnancy. It can be no other way.
    Really? Did he suffer morning sickness? Miss his college classes due to sickness? Miss out on a promotion at work because of sickness or exhaustion? Did he get gestational diabetes? Hemmeroids the size of grapes? High blood pressure? Did he pay ANY of her medical bills?
    Quote Originally Posted by Bucky View Post
    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.
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    A murderer putting a bullet through someone's brain is a medical procedure too.

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    Re: Do you think fathers have a legal right to see thier child born or be in the room

    Quote Originally Posted by Del Zeppnile View Post
    When you say "colonoscopy" do you mean when they stick a camera up your backside, or do you mean it as a euphemism for the birth of a child that the parent wanted to be present for?

    How is colonoscopy equal to that?
    Maybe you shoved her engagement ring up there...after you stole it when you broke off the engagement. Sell that nasty thing for some real cashola!
    Quote Originally Posted by Bucky View Post
    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.
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    A murderer putting a bullet through someone's brain is a medical procedure too.

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    Re: Do you think fathers have a legal right to see thier child born or be in the room

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    The fact of the matter is that men have virturally no control at all. Men are generally made to feel that they have no rights when it comes to children. There are even some women who are now promoting the idea that men aren't even necessary for procreation itself. So let's not pretend that in the world of procreation that women are the victims because men are about to become the masters of the universe. It's not even remotely close to being true by a light year.
    Hey, if men are so weak they look at it that way and it affects their self-esteem...boo hoo.

    Men controlled women for millenia. Through biology: strength and a woman's vulnerability during pregnancy and raising children.

    So boo hoo hoo when biology works in our favor after actual civilization and technology step in.
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    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.
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    A murderer putting a bullet through someone's brain is a medical procedure too.

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    Re: Do you think fathers have a legal right to see thier child born or be in the room

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    1.)I think he has the right to see the baby as soon as it is born.
    2.)As far as I know humans are not like geese,so the father can wait until the baby is completely out of the mother's womb before seeing the baby..
    1.) I basically agree as soon as she allows him to come in he can or as soon as the baby can be deemed healthy and moved to another room if hers isnt ready yet then of course
    2.) exactly there will be no impact
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    Re: Do you think fathers have a legal right to see thier child born or be in the room

    Quote Originally Posted by tecoyah View Post
    Birth~ The patient is exposed (both physically and emotionally), while undergoing a very personal and delicate medical procedure, and thus must be allowed the right of privacy.

    Colonoscopy~ The patient is exposed (both physically and emotionally), while undergoing a very personal and delicate medical procedure, and thus must be allowed the right of privacy.

    Get It!
    Not only that, there is insane pain and the very real possibility of death. Not only that, but it *feels* like you're dying....that fear is very real.

    Who needs an asshole ex there for that (even if it's just the way she perceives it)?
    Quote Originally Posted by Bucky View Post
    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.
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    Re: Do you think fathers have a legal right to see thier child born or be in the room

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    His right to his child trumps her "right" to privacy.
    Oh he's getting the kid...at least 50%. Just not the birth viewing rights.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bucky View Post
    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.
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    Re: Do you think fathers have a legal right to see thier child born or be in the room

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    I've had kids and been part of it all the way (including the delivery room/OR), you can't offend me, sorry that offends you. But as long as the father can be held financially responsible for whatever the mother does, the situation is completely unequal. That's a fact, sorry that offends you.
    I wasn't trying to offend you at all. I was only referring to the act of childbirth itself, which frankly the mother does on her own, with requested support of a spouse/SO/family member or without, which is her choice. Raising children after they're born is entirely different, as I have already indicated.

    I believe parents should share child-rearing equally. It doesn't always work out that way, unfortunately, but again, all this takes place after the birth.

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    Re: Do you think fathers have a legal right to see thier child born or be in the room

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    If the father of the child being there is such an intense experience that it adversely affects the woman's procedure, that kid should just hope to be birthed stillborn. He's going to have a crappy life with a crappier mother.

    If I was having an appendicitis attack and Hitler was 5 feet away, I'd never notice him.
    If you had appendicitis attack, you would not be forced to stay awake and push it out of any orifice.

    Hitler would not be visible to you because you would be unconscious.

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    Re: Do you think fathers have a legal right to see thier child born or be in the room

    Quote Originally Posted by Del Zeppnile View Post
    Do you have facts that prove that having a father in the room increases the chances of birth complications?

    Statistics please?
    Increased stress increased hypertension, delayed delivery....look up strokes and perinatal hypertension and you can see what happens.

    There would be no stats. Because most men know better than to stress out the mother of the child she is trying to deliver. Most men.

    Seriously, this is not rocket science.

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