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Should I Circumcise My Baby? Guest Post By Dr Adrienne Carmack, Urologist

Should I Circumcise My Baby? Guest Post By Dr Adrienne Carmack, Urologist - Birth Boot Camp® Amazing Childbirth Education Classes

We are honored today to share a guest post from Dr. Adrienne Carmack, a board-certified Urologist, and mother of three who is also a strong voice in the

Terrible Reasons to Circumcise your Infant

6 Terrible Reasons to Circumcise Your Infant - Hollywood Homestead

Print Friendly Now before everyone goes up in arms, let me preface this post by saying that I understand that circumcision is a ritual that is important to a few religious groups. I’m not going to get into the religious thing today. Instead I will simply dissect the other 6 most common reasons that Americans […]

Circumcision-Basic Facts (Guest Post by Rachael Heiner)

Circumcision: Basic Facts (Guest Post by Rachael Heiner) - Birth Boot Camp® Amazing Childbirth Education Classes

Every parent should know the basic facts about circumcision. It's one of THOSE issues, hot button topics that really hit on people's nerves and conversations

My husband and I talked at length about whether or not we should share this story. We realized that circumcision has everything to do with human rights. For me, personally, the initial driving force was stopping another precious baby from feeling the unimaginable fear, confusion, and pain, that my precious love didby Jennifer Andersen OurMuddyBoots.com

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My husband and I talked at length about whether or not we should share this story. We realized that circumcision has everything to do with human rights. For me, personally, the initial driving force was stopping another precious baby from feeling the unimaginable fear, confusion, and pain, that my precious love didby Jennifer Andersen OurMuddyBoots.com

Why I Didn't Choose Circumcision

Why I Didn't Choose Circumcision

I'm a bit depressed. Our midwife gave me a book about circumcision. I've started the book and can't put it down. I'm not sure that I'll ever fully recover.

Infant Circumcision: Did you know?

Infant Circumcision: Did you know?

To learn more, visit: http://www.nocirc.org/This video with spanish subtitles: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5395565256830319025Make the INFORMED ...

Best argument for keeping your son intact

Best argument for keeping your son intact

Cause He's Amazing, Just the Way He is...No Cutting Required!

Cause He's Amazing, Just the Way He is...No Cutting Required!

So you know the common statements in regards to infant circumcision, where the mothers publicly fixate on the eroticism and sexual appeal of their sons' penises, justifying circumcision because they claim it makes their baby penises prettier, sexier, more attractive, etc? First, yes. Gag me, it's beyond comprehension not only how parents can openly promote surgery on infants for erotic reasons, but also how our society condones this. I'm quite sure if a father posted a Facebook status about…

let him choose: Notes on male (and female) circumcision from Wildflower Ramblings

My notes on male (and female) circumcision - Wildflower Ramblings New

I wrote this for the one-year anniversary of saving my son’s penis. I was going to cut him according to Jewish custom, on the eighth day of life. Though I am Christian, I adhere to some Jewish traditions and enjoying reading my Bible in its original Hebrew. In no way is the following seeking to...Read More »

6 Horrible Reasons to Circumcise Your Infant

6 Horrible Reasons to Circumcise Your Infant

As Genital Integrity Awareness Week comes to a close, I want to leave you with this piece. Some will be angered, many will "unlike". I ask you to consider the deconstruction though, because it is about so much more than the single image used- it is about the attitudes we hold toward parenthood, and our children. by Jennifer Andersen

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As Genital Integrity Awareness Week comes to a close, I want to leave you with this piece. Some will be angered, many will "unlike". I ask you to consider the deconstruction though, because it is about so much more than the single image used- it is about the attitudes we hold toward parenthood, and our children. by Jennifer Andersen

"In the future, I will be honest with my circumcised son about what happened to him and make sure that no future grandsons of mine are cut. My husband and I are proud that we protected our 2nd and 3rd sons' autonomy and genital integrity, and once and for all ended the cycle of genital cutting in our family." [Circumcision: I Changed My Mind] #Circumcision #Intact #Regret #KnowBetterDoBetter #Parenting

Circumcision: I Changed My Mind

By Kelly McLane © 2011 When I was preparing for the birth of my first child, there was only one thing I knew I did not want - an episiotomy. I wanted to try to give birth without drugs but I was open to an epidural if needed. I wanted to try laboring in water. I wanted to try breastfeeding but wasn't sure if it would work for me. So when it came time to push and I heard my midwife say, "Let's try a couple more pushes and then we might have to CUT..." I gathered up every bit of strength I had…