Jan 18, 2019
PREGNANT WOMEN IN SAUDI ARABIA NOW NO MORE NEED GUARDIAN CONSENT
The health ministry in Saudi Arabia has granted a right to pregnant women for sign and approve any operation related to giving birth without the knowledge of a guardian posted ministry on its Twitter. Recommend : Inquire about a person online before dealing with them in Financial or social relation
The pregnant women are also eligible to know their status of pregnancy, like gestational age and due date of baby birth and expected delivery method (natural or caeseran, assisted). Trending : Saudi Arabia adds new amendments in its labor law 2019
- The Ministry also revealed that it is the right of pregnant women not to cut the perineum at birth time, unless it is mandatory and only after oral consent. They also have a right of access to information and the possibility to choose the various details of natural birth.
- One more right of the pregnant women is that to have a companion at the time of birth, whether from family member or friend. However, this right is only possible if the delivery room of the hospital permits it, it should not violate the privacy of others who are giving birth. Read : New list of traffic violations in Saudi Arabia 2019
- Pregnant women also have a right to move during labour, unless it is not permitted by their health condition or the condition of the baby.