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Opinion: There Is No Such Thing As Birth Rape

Birth plan not going as you hoped? Don't call it rape. Credit: Getty
Being sexually assaulted -- violated against your will by a stranger, lover or relative -- is rape, pure and simple. It is a violent act, driven by rage and perversion, and ...
Being sexually assaulted -- violated against your will by a stranger, lover or relative -- is rape, pure and simple. Getting a vaginal exam during the birth process is not rape. Getting a dose of Pitocin to spur the labor process is not rape. Getting a Cesarean section, even thought it wasn't part of your birth plan is definitely not rape. But some disagree.

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