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Poll Results: In our family....

 
  • 59% (180)
    Daddy is circ'ed, all sons are intact
  • 4% (14)
    Daddy is circ'ed, some sons circ'ed, some intact
  • 4% (14)
    Daddy is circ'ed, all sons are circ'ed, but any future ones won't be
  • 19% (59)
    Daddy is intact, all sons are intact
  • 0% (0)
    Daddy is intact, some sons circ'ed, and some intact
  • 0% (0)
    Daddy is intact, all sons circ'ed, but future ones won't be
  • 1% (6)
    Daddy is restored or actively restoring, all sons are intact
  • 0% (0)
    Daddy is restored or actively restoring, some sons are circ'ed, some intact
  • 0% (0)
    Daddy is restored or actively restoring, all sons are circ'ed but future ones won't be
  • 9% (28)
    You made tons of options and still left out my situation
301 Total Votes  
post #21 of 62
DH is circ'd (want to restore) and both of our sons are intact.
post #22 of 62
Daddy is intact, so is son.
post #23 of 62
DH circ'd, DS intact. If this bean is a boy he'll be intact too.
post #24 of 62
All intact.
post #25 of 62
DH is circ'd - all sons are intact.

In my case, that means that both dh and my ex are circ'd (I've never seen an intact adult penis irl). DS1 (ex's son) and ds2 (dh's son) are intact.
post #26 of 62
DH circ'd, our only son intact. All our children will be intact
post #27 of 62
I voted for the first, though it doesn't tell our whole story. DH is the only circ'd male amongst his relatives. The only reason DH is circ'd is b/c MIL, who spoke practically no English at the time, didn't understand what she was agreeing to when she gave consent.
post #28 of 62
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by eepster View Post
I voted for the first, though it doesn't tell our whole story. DH is the only circ'd male amongst his relatives. The only reason DH is circ'd is b/c MIL, who spoke practically no English at the time, didn't understand what she was agreeing to when she gave consent.
Wow, how sad. That is why IMO circ (if it's still legal, I would rather it be illegal altogether!) should be a procedure that people have to "opt into" rather than "opt out of." Parents who want to circ should have to work really hard to make it happen, rather than parents having to work hard to keep their kid from getting circ'ed.

It's just way too easy to circ babies when it's just a standard thing that you give consent to while in the hospital!
post #29 of 62
Dh is cut and my one and only DS is intact (all DD's are too for that matter)
post #30 of 62
This describes us:
Daddy is restored or actively restoring, all sons are intact
post #31 of 62
DH is circed, but our boys are intact
post #32 of 62
Quote:
Originally Posted by BlessedMommy2006 View Post

It's just way too easy to circ babies when it's just a standard thing that you give consent to while in the hospital!
This happened SO MUCH decades ago. It happened to my brother as well, though our father and whole family otherwise was intact. The sad thing is, they never shared with him that he was circ'd without permission. So, he went on to have it done to his sons. He's much older than me, if I'd known then what I know now I would have at least been able to give him the information.

What is so sad too, was that after it was done and my mom saw it for the first time she was absolutely horrified. And, everybody around her (her circ'ing relatives) totally told her to get over it that it was the 'normal' thing to do. This was the late 60s in the midwest.
post #33 of 62
Ok, multiple kids with different situations.

Two oldest boys, their father is intact, those boys are intact

Step son circ his father is circ

youngest is intact and his father (same as step son) is circ.

I also have a son who I was the surrogate for, he is intact and so are his fathers.
post #34 of 62
Dad circ'd (and really disappointed), DS was intact until age 11 when he got a UTI. It was cleared up in a day or so with antibiotics, but Dr diagnosed phimosis and refered him to a urologist - Big mistake - he insisted that DS needed to be circ'd. After a big argument it did eventualy happen. This was 17 years ago so there was no internet and NO information available. If I had known then , what I know now, I would have fought harder and it would never have happened. The guilt will last for ever. However, any grandchildren will remain intact. The whole sad story is related in "Blouch".
post #35 of 62
Daddy is circed and DS is intact. Any future sons will be remain intact as well.
Though I have to say it's very common in my area. I don't even know any little boys IRL that are intact. Even my most "crunchy" friends circ for some reason.
My brother (in his mid-twenties) is intact so it was not so "out there" for me to go that route. DH took a little time to come around, but he is happy with our choice now.
post #36 of 62
Dad is circ'd, sons are intact.
post #37 of 62
dh intact, ds intact
post #38 of 62
DH is circ'd, DS is circ'd and I am hoping any future boys will be intact...but DH is not on board. So I voted the 'other' option as I don't know what will happen yet.
post #39 of 62
Everyone is intact here.
post #40 of 62
I am circumcised and restored.

Don't have any sons(just daughters), but encourage all of my friends to leave their sons intact.

All daughters know how I feel about this and appear to be on-board for leaving any future sons intact.
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