“The mother needs to see all of the protocols that led to the two doctors coming to the conclusion that what they intended to do is in the best interest of the child,” said M.A.’s lawyer, Carey Linde.
“She says removing the breasts of her daughter are not in the best interest of her,” said Linde. He said A.M. is also opposed to the teen receiving steroids because they would make her sterile.
“She needs psychotherapy,” A.M. said. “I would like her to be referred to a non-biased psychiatrist.”
A.M. said she would like the doctors to provide her with details about what counselling her child received leading up to the decision to have the surgery.