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#1 of 33 Old 09-04-2007, 01:14 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hello!
I am 18 weeks pregnant with my first baby, and loving it! I had been browsing thenest.com's boards, but I heard there were a lot more natural mommas over here so I thought I would check it out. Looking forward to some good conversations and learning a lot!
Oh yeah, can anyone tell me what circ is? Thanks!

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welcome and congratulations!
there are many wonderful people and resources here - enjoy!


btw circ=circumcision
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welcome!! Circ stands for circumcision. There is a board on here called "the case against circumcision". I wish I had known this site existed and had done some research before I had my kids. It would have really made a difference for us. Good luck with everything! This is a wonderful website and I'm sure you'll get a ton of information and support here.

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Welcome!! It is always nice to share thoughts & ideas w/other moms to be or new moms!
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Welcome!!! I'm so glad you found us before your baby's born!! (psst..please read the anti-circ boards, if you havn't already!). Feel free to PM me if you have any questions!

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CONGRATS!!!! On your new pregnancy! How exciting! Also, welcome to MDC!
Hope to chat with you soon....
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Ooops...forgot

Circ = Circumcision :

(ETA: lol, I just realized that someone else beat me to an explanation!)

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Thanks so much...
I'll have to chech out the circumcision board; that is something we are still undecided on. Glad to know it's here.

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Awwww

Mommy to THREE sweet boys & ONE sweet girl + a newb due in February!  I need a nap. 
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Hi and welcome!! I'd also like to suggest for you to check out the cloth diapering forums and the vaccination forums.
Peace,
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Welcome to MDC!

(Most people here feel that circumcision is a human rights violation...it is the boy's body, not the parents', and circumcision is painful cosmetic surgery usually performed on an unconsenting minor. Definitely check out the stickies on the circ forum.)

And check out the Due Date Clubs too! I've met some fabulous mamas that way. :

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Thanks again...
The cloth diapering and vax boards sound good too... we're pretty much decided on those (for the diapers, against the vax ) but it's always so nice to find other people who don't think I'm crazy for it!

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Thanks so much...
I'll have to chech out the circumcision board; that is something we are still undecided on. Glad to know it's here.
glad you found us and DO check out out the circ forum! Lots of good info. and please do ask questions! (about everything not just circ ) Lots of mamas here who have a ton of info to share.

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Welcome and congratulations!!

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Welcome to MDC.

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Check out the circ boards!

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Any misspellings or grammatical errors in the above statement are intentional;
they are placed there for the amusement of those who like to point them out.
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Welcome - and congrats on your pregnancy! this is a great site - you'll find lots of information and support here!
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Welcome, HappyMommaBear! The first pregnancy is such a wonderful time. I hope you enjoy it. I just loved, loved, loved it when I could see my belly moving when my baby boys were moving around inside me. So special. By the way, Warning: Cloth diapering is addictive!
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Welcome and congrats on your first baby!!! I have spent some time on the nest as well and I think that might have been where I first heard about MDC.

I second all the others in inviting you to check out the case against circumcision board. The regulars over there are very friendly and really know what they are talking about, and their wisdom was one of the major influences in making the decision for my DS.

Best of luck with your pregnancy! And welcome again
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