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Originally Posted by Microsoap
I've seen Sue Johanson ('The Sunday Night Sex Show') advocate a dorsal slit at most...
That lady sure seems to know alot! More than I want to know, I think.
post #282 of 287
I circ'd my first two boys and not the third--we wised up! My sister-in-law knows this and has even seen the video Intact Facts (I teach childbirth classes and she took them with her first (a girl) and saw the video then and also took a refresher with her second and saw the video again. I just *happened* to be showing it for the class she decided to come to! LOL

But I guess it didn't do any good! I was at the birth center, natural birth of her son and as soon as everyone left the room and it was just me, her and the baby, I said something to the effect of, "Now you have to decide what to do about circ." I looked her in the eye and said, " You know I did it twice and decided not to do it again--please don't do it to Evan." She said she wasn't sure (and that's when I knew she was going to do it).
I went to her house a few days later and took her The Case Against Circ article and Dr Fleiss' phone #. She said her Ped. told her that she has seen way too many horror stories with INTACT babies. I told her that instead of paying me (they wanted to give me a spa day) for my doula services all I asked of her was to at least call and talk to Dr Fleiss. I tried so damn hard to save that little boy's foreskin!!!
I never heard anything from her over the next few days and found out later that she had it done in their house on the 7th day by a Moyl (sp?). They are catholic.
Ever since then (and he is 2 now) I feel disgusted with her. How in the world do you see Intact Facts TWICE, read The Case Against Circ, read Circumsion, What Your Dr May Not Tell You and then STILL do it??????
We used to be close but it has definetly changed how I feel about her and how I look at her as a mother.
post #283 of 287
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Originally Posted by ntengwall
I never heard anything from her over the next few days and found out later that she had it done in their house on the 7th day by a Moyl (sp?). They are catholic.
What's a Moyl and how does that relate to being Catholic?
post #284 of 287
A Moyl (mohel) is the person in the Jewish faith who comes to do the briss (circumcision). I was just stating that she is catholic to show that there was no religious reason for them circ. They used a moyl because it was who would come to their home and do it after they left the birth center. You know...what was best for THEM. If they really had their child's best interest at heart they would have left him intact or at least waited until he was old enough to have pain meds and use a pediatric urologist.
post #285 of 287
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Originally Posted by ntengwall
A Moyl (mohel) is the person in the Jewish faith who comes to do the briss (circumcision). I was just stating that she is catholic to show that there was no religious reason for them circ. They used a moyl because it was who would come to their home and do it after they left the birth center. You know...what was best for THEM. If they really had their child's best interest at heart they would have left him intact or at least waited until he was old enough to have pain meds and use a pediatric urologist.
Ah, I gotcha now.
post #286 of 287
don't know if i've posted on this thread or not, but i have to say, it would be a fast deal breaker for me. im in no way ok with it.
post #287 of 287
This thread is almost two years old. Did you have a reason for bumping it now?
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