FACT CHECK: Did a Sexuality Educator Say Parents Should Ask Babies' Permission for Diaper Changes?
Deanne Carson's commentary about consent and sexuality education appeared to be misconstrued on social media and by the press.
Sexuality educator Deanne Carson said parents should ask a baby's permission before changing their diaper.
Sexuality educator Deanne Carson said parents could ask children if it is okay to change their diapers to teach them "their response matters," noting that it is not actually possible for babies to consent to a diaper change.
Carson did not say infants were able to or parents were required to receive consent for diaper changes; Carson did not say infants who refused consent should remain in dirty diapers.Read Full Article