Refuse A C-Section, Lose Your Baby?

I read an article in the Huffington Post which made me wonder about the repercussions of refusing a c-section. The article describes how a New Jersey woman’s refusal of a Cesarean Section began a series of events eventually resulting in the termination of her parental rights. While the woman’s baby was ultimately taken away because she and the baby’s father did not show the courts that they were capable of caring for the baby, I still began to wonder; is a woman guilty of child neglect and abuse by refusing a cesarean section? Continue reading “Refuse A C-Section, Lose Your Baby?”