Originally Posted by Fi.
Disclaimer: I know the situation is absolutely NOT even remotely funny but I can't lie, I giggled at those two things in close proximity. He looks just like daddy and has the tiniest penis ever....*cough*
You're right. Your comparison made me laugh. I sure could use a laugh today.
Anyways, a bit of an update... They live in a VERY
high circ area- probably 90% or higher, so I was very surprised to hear, when I talked to my sister this afternoon, that they could not find a doctor who would touch a penis that small- they all took one look, saw how tiny he was, and refused to circ him. (A mini miracle?) I don't know what's gonna happen when he's a little older and a little bigger, but I figured that his tiny little penis has bought him at least a month or two's time, if not longer. Maybe there's hope in changing my sister's mind- she's tends to make hasty decisions regarding her children, but her Mother Bear comes out bigtime once they've got that bond. Hopefully, she's grow to like how he looks and just refuse to bring him back in when he's bigger.
: (I didn't ask if she was still gonna circ him, because my gut told me that it really wasn't the time to bring it up. I'll see what I can say once the baby's home.) Also, I know for a fact that her pediatrician is very anticirc- he's got four sons, all intact, and I was their daycare teacher when they were toddlers. Alex is not out of the clear yet, but he's "safe" for now. Hopefully, his luck will stay with him as he gets older.
Just out of curiosity, does anyone know at what age the doctors have to start giving anesthesia, in case he does get circed when he's bigger? I have to tell myself, if she does circ when he's older, at least he'll be out of it and won't feel it while it's happening, but if, say, they start at three months old and she's wants to circ him when he's, say, two months old, the least I can do for Alex is try to convince her to wait until he's old enough for anesthesia. Also, does anyone know about Medicaid in MA, if they pay for circing once the child is no longer a newborn? I know they don't cover cosmetic surgery, but they do cover circing in newborns. Maybe she'll miss that deadline as well and it'll fall into the cosmetic surgery catagory? Trying to plan my next move, because chances are, he won't always have "the tiniest penis there ever was".