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#1 of 31 Old 08-17-2008, 02:42 PM - Thread Starter
 
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MY BOY!!! (and my fourth girl)


As many of you know, I am the "NOCIRC" doula...(haha) and have been an intactivist for many years. As the mother of three daughters, I knew that circumcision was wrong on every level.

Now, as the mother of a boy, it has hit me on a new level. The idea that anyone would take my boy and strap him down....well, I can't even write about it. It makes me want to vomit.

I just wanted to say that having a boy is such a blessing. And he will stay perfect, just the way he was born!!


Cabhan David born 8-8-8 at home in the water
Aile Amber born 8-8-8 at home in the water

They are so sweet!!
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CIRCUMCISION

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CONGRATULATIONS!!!
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Congratulations!!
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CONGRATULATIONSx2!!!!!!!!!! Welcome babies!!! : :

OUR DAUGHTERS ARE PROTECTED SHOULDN'T OUR SONS BE TOO! :
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OMG, they are SOOO adorable!
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Beautiful! Congrats!

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Beautiful!


and ITA with you the thought of genital cutting makes me want to vomit too.
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Oh, wow!!! They are BEAUTIFUL!!! Congratulations on the birth of your baby boy and girl! :::
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Congrats! And what a cool birthday!

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AAAAAAWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!! Congratulations!!!
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Congratulations!!!

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Oh wow, congratulations! What a marvelous blessing they are!

I used to be wishy-washy on circumcision. I actually debated it quite a bit before I had my son-- would I? wouldn't I? Then I met my son, and that was the end of the debate. There was no way in the whole world anybody was going to hurt him, not ever, and the thought that anybody would ever hurt any baby boy like that was appalling to me. I am now a confirmed intactivist.

BTW: I think it's so cool the way you tandem nurse them sort of "stacked" like in the photo. I tried so hard to learn to do that with my twins, and never had any success. We needed to be sitting up to tandem at all, and until they could sit alone we needed a million pillows and stuff. I think it's such a beautiful way for you all to bond, to all lie down together and nurse, and I envy you for figuring out how to do it!

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OK....so that may be one of the coolest pictures ever!!!!

Congrats
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Wow, what wonderful news, and what gorgeous babies, and what an amazing birthday!

I'm so happy for you! :

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Wow what a lot of 8's!

CONGRATS! They're so precious and what a beautiful family!
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AWWWWWWWWWWW That was the most precious picture. Congrats!
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OMG! That is so precious!:

:8.8.8 You are so incredibly lucky!!!!!

You have beautiful family! Congratulations!

: twins! Mama did so good!!!
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Congrats!! They are so cute!

Cari-mama to Eriq, Lile, Paikea, Kaidyn, and Mieke is here!! 2/9/10
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Congratulations mama! I'm so proud of you and so excited for your entire family!

Kier: wife to Jared, mama to Emma ('05), Savannah ('07), and our newest little love Reid (June 30, '09) -intact because of all of YOU! I had an ecstatic birth, at home in the water!
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Wonderful!:
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Congrats!
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Grats!

I do have to ask though, how you say his name. Is it like Cabin?

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Awesome, double congratulations!!!

Perpetually breastfeeding or pregnant ENFP mom to a lot of kids...wife to a midwestern nice guy...living in tropical paradise...pink cats and homebirths rock!

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Awe congrats!!!! They look so sweet and snuggly!

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Congratulations! And that photo is lovely; I had no idea you could tandem nurse like that!

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:Congratulations!:

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Grats!

I do have to ask though, how you say his name. Is it like Cabin?
I believe it is pronounced like Gavin, but with a hard "C." It's Irish.

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Congrats! Boys are a lot of fun (although I love girls too!)
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Moving, as this is off topic for the case against circumcision, but I left a redirect for you.

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Beautiful babies! Congratulations!

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