Skip to comments.Mom solves daughter’s mystery illness: School nurse secretly inserted birth control implant
Posted on 10/03/2019 5:41:16 PM PDT by Coleus
BALTIMORE, Maryland, October 3, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) A mother is furious after discovering that her 16-year-old daughters headaches and soreness were caused by a birth control implant inserted by a school nurse without her consent.
Nicole Lambert was shocked to learn from her daughters pediatrician that the pain her daughter was experiencing had been caused by a tiny tube containing the contraceptive Nexplanon, which had been improperly inserted in her daughters upper arm.
Not only did the doctor recommend that the tube be removed to alleviate the childs discomfort, but he further warned that the contraceptive could cause far worse side-effects, such as blood clots.
I actually started crying because just to hear that your child, anything could happen to your child and you dont even know whats going on, Lambert told WMAR-2 News. Its a scary feeling.
I actually went to the school. I was furious. I was mad, so I went to the school and the nurse told me, I don't have to talk to you about absolutely nothing, said Lambert. Im like that is my child, I take care of this child, you can talk to me about my child.
And they put me out of the school, said Lambert.
They call me for Tylenol, but they don't call me about birth control, continued the concerned mom. You gave my daughter this insertion so she might be suffering from that, but do they even look at that?
Other kids out here could be going through the same thing and their parents dont know about it. And I just think these kids, if they have it incorrectly or whatever it is, they should be checked because anything could happen to these kids, she added.
Disturbed that her daughter and others could, without parental notification, undergo such an invasive medical treatment that comes with potential serious side-effects, Lambert has hired attorney David Ledyard to investigate.
Ms. Lambert wasnt given the choice to pick the medical provider where her daughter would feel comfortable going and receiving these services, who she knew did a comprehensive medical exam, who she knew knew her medical history, Ledyard explained.
There's no transparency in the training or certification of the school health centers, Ledyard told PJ Media.
Are they looking at the medical history of the students and doing a full workup before implanting these devices? asked Ledyard. What is the certification process and training of the nurses?
Lamberts daughter attends Digital Harbor High School, which is home to one of Baltimore Citys 17 School-Based Health Centers (SBHC), several of which offer birth control to students.
According to the Baltimore City Health Department, 164 students were using birth control provided at school during the 20172018 school year, including oral contraceptive pills, Plan B, Depo-Provera, NuvaRing, and Nexplanon.
Marylands health code states, A minor has the same capacity as an adult to consent to treatment for or advice about contraception other than sterilization. Minors are also able to consent to treatment for or advice about drug abuse, alcoholism, venereal disease, and pregnancy, as well as to consent to physical examination and treatment of injuries from or to obtain evidence from an alleged rape or sexual offense.
According to PJ Medias report, the surgery to remove the Nexplanon implant from Lamberts daughter also entailed removing skin and tissue damaged by the device.
Although the Nexplanon implant was inserted into her daughters body without Lamberts knowledge, a doctor could not remove it without Lamberts consent.
another reason to home school
The mother should be set for life with a well-deserved lawsuit.
“another reason to home school”
No, another reason to ransack school administration.
That nurse has to leave sometime. And Id give her the beat down of her life if that were my kid.
Os at least private school...
The school nurse “doesn’t have to talk to you” and you’re removed from school grounds... What do you do next?
Does this girl have a father?
Seems the Globalists want to reduce American population while importing socialists and other free loaders.
School administrator dictators deserve at least hard time. Some should be taken out and disposed of.
in the nineties the school sent me a letter saying my daughters could get an abortion with out my consent.
Does she vote for Democrats? In that case she has no reason to object, as she has given them carte blanche to do what they want to her child.
Did the daughter ask for it to be inserted? If so - the school probably isnt liable here (as the state law probably says thats all they need is the teens consent.) now maybe they can get the nurse on implanting it wrong.
There must be more to this story. Yes, the mother (no father?) is right to be irate, but I suspect the 16-year-old daughter was offered the contraceptive by the school nurse and said yes. She certainly would have had to offer the nurse her arm and watch as the little cylinder was inserted; like ear-piercing and tattooing, it couldn’t have been done without her cooperation. She knew what was going on and never told her mom.
sue the nurse’s ass into next week. and the schools
Get your family out of Maryland!
They can give them contraceptives, abortions, hormone blockers, amphetamines and you can’t say anything about it. All you can do is home school, but you still have to pay for this foolishness.
A nurse can botch the implantation with no more than the daughters permission.
But to remove the damaging devise a doctor must have the parents permission.
Great laws you have there in Maryland.
First their minds. .. now their bodies. I substitute teach . . .what a messed up society.
I doubt it. The courts have thus far sided with schools being able to distribute various contraceptives without speaking to parents. IUD's, implants, pills, morning after pills, condoms. Pretty much whatever the kids ask for.
Even if she home schooled, her daughter could still go to any health clinic and access the same services. Parents no longer have rights over their child's access to contraceptives or abortion.
Maybe, just maybe, with a second term, Trump can shift the judiciary enough to reel in some of the insane laws we live under.
When my sister was 16 (long time ago) she got birth control pills from PP causing bad side effects. My parents had no idea what was wrong with her.
They were furious when they found out.
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