This is interesting, & while some of the posting options are different (I'm a mauve board kinda gal, lol), I like the 'clean slate' idea, & more freedom, as long as it doesn't violate Mothering ideals.
I vote we get to see everything that's been in The Pen (was it called that? lol I forget) for a decade! Hee!
Would a 'forced retraction' of your nail from your nailbed do more than 'cause possible problems'? Since that's the very kind of adhesion we are speaking of (and watch the separation of the fused foreskin to the glans in a circ video, if it's hard to grasp fully in words), I think it's reasonable to expect problems from 'soreness' to infection to problems manifesting themselves to years while the foreskin tries to reattach itself to the glans.
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No discussion here per the rulez. :) Come & please see what's going on! We've got Marilyn Fayre Milos, Rosemary Romberg, Dr Christine Northrup, Dr Peter Sears, & a cast of luminaries already on board! Thank you!
To: La Leche League
I firmly believe that parents should be made aware of any interventions, including circumcision, that may impact breastfeeding. In the 1981 edition of The Womanly Art Of Breastfeeding under a section called "Elective Surgery for You or Your Baby," there was mention of circumcision as well as tubal ligation. However, the LLL omitted it in all subsequent editions, claiming “…...