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#1 of 3 Old 03-21-2011, 11:05 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I found this on the facebook site "Saving our Sons"   I don't know if it's ok to post this here, but if not here I don't know where.  WARNING:  This is a GRAPHIC video of a circumcision intended for doctor training!!!!!  This made me cry in utter horror!!  DO NOT WATCH THIS if you are extremely sensitive to this sort of thing.  I thought it might help some of us prevent this from ever happening to another sweet little baby.   http://www.drmomma.org/2011/01/neonatal-circumcision-video-for.html 

 

It makes me sick, because I was not educated enough to demand the doctor not forcibly retract my son.  He is intact, but still he went through so much pain bawling.gif


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Oh my god. brokenheart.gif  That baby is in such agony... I need to try to forget what I saw. I hate this horrible surgery, there's no justification for torturing a baby like that just to prevent a couple UTIs. It's as if no thought goes into it, just strap them down and slice away...

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I had to observe a circumcision while in nursing school, and it was then that I decided I could never put my future son(s) through something that horrific. This was one of the videos I wanted my DH to watch before our son was born, but he ended up leaving the decision up to me.

There's a reason almost no parents are allowed to view this "procedure" being done on their child. brokenheart.gif


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