Can a baby born by C-section become president of the USA?


Is a c-section a “natural” birth (at least as far as the constitution is concerned)?

Here’s a fascinating question for pregnant moms with a planned Caesarean section: Do the words “natural born” define presidential eligibility in the U.S. Constitution preclude a baby born of a c-section to eventually become president of the United States?

 Can a baby born by C section become president of the USA?

While some lawyers may argue over what “natural” means, it’s hard to imagine the framers’ intent wasn’t the opposite of “native.” ¬†At the same time, we’ve recently seen a long debate of a sitting President’s nationality despite birth certificate evidence.

For further debate, take a look at this article on Quora:

Can a person born by Caesarean section become president of the USA?

This “issue” is meant to be thought-provoking and a little tongue-in-cheek.

Would this issue change your opinions about an elective c-section? Would it make you try harder to avoid an elective c-section? Do you hope your baby becomes President, or at least has the possibility of becoming President? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook.

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