Woman Says Babies Must Consent Before A Diaper Change

posted by BJ The Web Guy -

While appearing on an Australian news program, Deanne Carson, a sexuality educator according to her Twitter bio, said that we need to establish the whole idea of consent at an early age. 

I totally agree with that, but it was her next statement that was a little bit out of left field. 

She said that parents should get a babies consent before changing their diaper. 

She said in the interview:

Of course the baby is not going to respond, 'Yes mum, that's awesome. I'd love to have my nappy changed'. But if you leave a space, and wait for body language and wait to make eye contact, then you're letting that child know that their response matters.

I have an almost two-year-old and when I ask him if he wants to get a new diaper on it is followed by a loud no and running away. You know, like that Skelator meme that's been going around. 

Good luck to her and anyone else who is going to try this out. 

Via LADBible

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