Shocking Insider Documentary 'At Your Cervix' Debuts In Kansas City

An uncomfortable topic meets with important discussion this week . . . Glove up and dive right into this expansive story that smells of good journalism against fishy medical practices . . .

The documentary, At Your Cervix, gathered many similar stories going back almost 20 years and dives into the dark history of obstetrics and gynecology.

UMKC held a screening this week and after, the audience engaged with local advocates and the filmmaker in a panel discussion.

"It's very clear to most of us that this is assault but if you talk to folks in medicine, they don't see it the same way," A'magine Goddard, who directed and produced At Your Cervix, said.

The conversation centered around the importance of doctors and medical students getting the patient's consent before having anyone do a pelvic exam on them while they're under.

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Conversation surrounding non-consensual pelvic exams continues in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Over the last year, The KSHB 41 News I-Team has helped shine a light on a medical practice that many may not know about: pelvic exams on anesthetized patients without their consent, oftentimes solely for a medical student's education.