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post #41 of 48
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Originally Posted by bugmenot View Post
Reading this thread, a couple things disturbed me.

1) As said, when he grows out of the "baby fat", will she want to circumcise him then? Educate her now, so she'll see that everything is normal. OTOH, the more time she has to bond with an intact son, then hopefully that'll change her mind.

I wouldn't hedge my bets though. The only thing saving him is the baby fat. OTOH, if his penis gets big enough to circumcise, then maybe the mom believes in the "he'll remember it later" excuse and use that as a reason not to do it.


2) What if she has other sons? Will she want to circumcise them? And then this son will have an older brother. Will she want them both circumcised "so they'll look alike" ??
It's hardly the optimum, but far better than the norm.
post #42 of 48
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Originally Posted by bugmenot View Post
Reading this thread, a couple things disturbed me.

1) As said, when he grows out of the "baby fat", will she want to circumcise him then? Educate her now, so she'll see that everything is normal. OTOH, the more time she has to bond with an intact son, then hopefully that'll change her mind.

I wouldn't hedge my bets though. The only thing saving him is the baby fat. OTOH, if his penis gets big enough to circumcise, then maybe the mom believes in the "he'll remember it later" excuse and use that as a reason not to do it.


2) What if she has other sons? Will she want to circumcise them? And then this son will have an older brother. Will she want them both circumcised "so they'll look alike" ??

Both thoughts have been in the back of my mind. I have been educating her- so much that, while she was still pregnant, she threatened to cut me off from my niece and my nephew if I kept pushing it. So I need to be slow and tactful for now, but if I'm too slow and tactful, I may not get to her in time. As for any other sons of hers, I don't know for sure, of course, but I'm pretty sure that she will either end up with them all circed or all intact, if she goes on to have any more sons. If she leaves him intact, then it will almost be a non-issue if she ever has another son. If she ends up circing him, especially if there are no complications, it will be a lost cause to convince her not to circ any future sons (not that I wouldn't try to talk her out of it!). She's more likely to want sons that look alike instead of sons and Father's who look alike, know what I mean? It's all been weighing heavily on my mind.
post #43 of 48
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Slight update...

I finally met my nephew yesterday (3 weeks, 1 day old) and I peeked while she was changing his daiper. Still no circ and I noticed that, even though it was a really messy diaper, she also did not retract him. I have a feeling she's not gonna circ him. She seemed completely happy and comfortable with his body the way it was and the fact that she did not retract tells me that the pediatrician has talked to her all about circing. Still a slight chance of him getting circed, but I have a feeling he's gonna stay intact.

By the way, check out my signature- click on Doodlebug. I finally got a picture of Alex.
post #44 of 48
Phew! Lets hope she will just forget about it and be consumed with caring for her new and perfect little guy!
post #45 of 48
Has it occured to her that removing something from something makes it smaller.

Why don't we call this penis reduction surgery? It would be accurate.

I've heard several restored men state they they gained an inch or so in length and some in width due to no longer having tight shaft skin restricting their erections.

Something to think about!
post #46 of 48
I hope he'll stay intact.
good luck.
post #47 of 48
I'm glad he is still intact and hope he stays that way!
The picture you linked is just adorable
post #48 of 48
I'm glad the little guy is still whole he's adorable, btw!!
I pray that mama realizes that she loves EVERY bit of him and he stays that way. :
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