Dr. Brown: The Social Care Ethical Theory

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Care ethics encapsulates the moral theory that leads Anna to take her stance.
Care ethics theory emphasizes the focus on relationships, particularly of those we take responsibility for, and values emotions. It also suggests that the perspectives and experiences of women differ from that men, which can be influential in the way decisions are made
(Collier & Haliburton, 2015 p. 31). Anna’s experiences, I believe are important, despite not having immediate family and being abandoned by her boyfriend, her decision to have this child showcases her willingness to have a relationship and bond with the child. Her experiences may have allowed her to see the world much differently, perhaps the same vulnerability she perceives her child will have. Thus, may influence her to approach this situation, as advocating for those who are vulnerable and dependent, of which the needs are to be the most considered.
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Brown. First being that he is a male, and has greater power in the doctor-patient relationship. She may want to – best interest for her child, ensure max benefits to the baby, this evident as she claims she will receive help from her friends, and seek out community resources. Her perception of sanctity of life, is that life is all valuable, and may perceive that her quality of life may not be negatively impacted by having this child. In addition, the central component of Care ethics is to creatively think of solutions that best accommodates the interests of those involved. One way to exercise this, may be suggesting that Anna can put the child in a home, that provides extensive care for the child’s needs. This is allow her to still have contact and visit the child, but may not burden her, financially, physically, mentally and emotionally as having the child by

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