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Posted on 01/29/2017 9:57:17 PM PST by Morgana
FULL TITLE: Don't call pregnant patients 'mothers': Doctors are banned from using the word over fears it will upset those who are transgender
NHS doctors have been told not to call pregnant women expectant mothers because it might offend transgender people, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.
The astonishing warning comes in official guidelines issued by the British Medical Association to its 160,000 members, which says mothers-to-be should be referred to as pregnant people instead.
The controversial advice to doctors in hospitals and general practice comes just weeks after it emerged that a Briton who was born a girl but is changing to a man put his operation on hold to have a baby.
Four-months pregnant Hayden Cross, 20, is legally male and has had hormone treatment but not sex-change surgery.
There are no other known cases of a transitioning person becoming pregnant in the UK, but official figures show 775,000 women give birth in Britain every year.
Despite this, the BMA insists doctors should drop the word mother when referring to pregnancy to avoid offending transgender people and to celebrate diversity.
The contentious call is made in a 14-page booklet called A Guide To Effective Communication: Inclusive Language In The Workplace.
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Mother should I run for President?
A lot of birthing vessels are going to be upset by this.
Mama, just killed a man
Mama, life had just begun
Thenmthe transflakes will have a really hard time with Mothers Day.
I,suppose we have to then erase all their memories of having a mother, as well.
This is OBSCENE and DISGUSTING!
Mother, may I?
(Game we girls played when I was a child.)
Talk about a left turn...
All this time, I thought they were working off of “1984”. Now they’re mixing in this “Brave New World” crap. It sure is hard to keep up!
How does this celebrate diversity? - it narrows it if you rule out a term. And they wonder why I want to punch people.
We're not changing our name.
The greeting “how are you” will be replaced by “who were you”.
This child’s mother will be her father. Sounds like a normal life ahead for it. /Sarc. Dripping.
Invest in DNA testing companies. It will be a growth industry
Four months pregnant and male!! Wow, MOTHER nature is amazing! Oh wait, that said legally male, darn it. That's not the same thing as being male at all, is it? I guess a four-months-pregnant female is what we're dealing with here. Not so unusual then.
**Side note: y'all have got me wanting to bust out the Pink Floyd! Maybe a little Extreme, too: MOTHER, don't want to go to school today. I think I'd rather go outside and play!
Yes, legally male versus actually male.
When I was three, I thought I was a fire truck — some parents nowadays would have installed a siren and red lights on me. Mental illness is supposed to be treated, not encouraged.
“Invest in DNA testing companies. It will be a growth industry”
Based upon the insane restrictions on free speech that are a byproduct of the homosexual/socalled “transgender” crazies, it would follow that they will get legislation passed to put genetic testing companies out of business and certainly forbid them from stating that only real men, that is, biological men can get a Y-DNA test to show the genetic lineage of a male line. Someone’s feelings might be hurt if they’re told that they have an uninterrupted male genetic line going back to Adam, the first man. That truth is uncomfortable for someone delusional. Getting the medical profession to coddle the crazy is even crazier.
Agreed. In the last year I’ve read about a man in Great Britain (I believe) who loves his pet birds so much that he has altered his head and face to try to look like them. We’re talking colorful, feather tattoos all over, including his eyeballs, and he’s had his outer ears (auricles) surgically removed. Of course, he no longer had anything to hold up his glasses, so he had some kind of metal studs implanted that would do the trick. The guy is a complete nutcase, obviously, but he keeps finding “professionals,” even some doctors, to help him along in his delusions.
Also in the last year, I read about a sighted woman who was convinced that she was meant to be blind. In other words, she felt that she was a blind person trapped in a sighted person’s body. Similar to these so-called transgenders’ belief that they were simply born into the wrong body. Anyway, this woman found some therapist who was actually willing to use chemicals, if I remember correctly, to blind her. She is now blind! And she swears that she is happy and complete now. She is finally living the life she was meant to have. Sick!! And this therapist? I don’t know what ever happened to him or her. Probably rocking along and maiming other delusional patients like it’s no big d.
Two truly stunning cases that I read about not too long ago. And I’m sure there are more to come. I don’t know why these mentally ill folks weren’t stopped from harming themselves. I guess there are no rights and wrongs anymore; only choices. Sad!
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I guess everyone has turned into pansies- ‘upset transgenders’? Are they freakin serious? Get a life doctors! Losers!
The worst in society migrates to bureaucracy. Too bad it’s not killed off from within.
Here’s the booklet
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