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  1. Why did the doctor ask this?
  2. A totally honest question I'm wondering
  3. Video Question + "Extras"
  4. Curious about past circumcision techniques..
  5. Embarrassed
  6. Starting the non-circ discussion
  7. Underside of DS penis is red along the "stem"
  8. Crying when peeing. Help? Xposted in Intact Care
  9. Need help with son's penis injury
  10. How to not offend friends/family?
  11. Why would my 9 month old boy get a UTI?!
  12. Any input on "webbed penis" and "necessary circ"?
  13. How Circumcision Got Started in America...
  14. So relieved!!
  15. My Husband changed his mind!!
  16. Alicia Silverstone discusses leaving son intact in her new book, "The Kind Mama".
  17. The thread "Need help urgently" has been removed.
  18. need info
  19. Feeling "whole"
  20. Really bad article on pros and cons of circumcision
  21. Info on why someone would need a circ later in life
  22. basis of argument
  23. Why do some people find circumcision funny?
  24. Issues after circumcision
  25. good news bad news
  26. Another case where "un" is the default
  27. using the term "cosmetically altered"
  28. looking for an intact friendly ped in NW Georgia
  29. My girlfriend and her pregnant sister - differing views on circumcision
  30. Circumcision truly is declining! :-)
  31. Differing views about circumcision
  32. Embarassed when son's circumcision is seen
  33. Germany to ban elective surgery on children
  34. Foreskin friendly pediatrician in or near new orleans?
  35. I need advice. She's going to circumcise her 9 month old
  36. Good video on the benefits of having a foreskin
  37. Anyone ever hold an informal information session for moms on intactness?
  38. The moment I have dreaded has come: My pro-circ brother is expecting a boy. None of the usual approaches have worked and I need to get creative.
  39. Doctor will eventually retract foreskin?
  40. First son circumcised, want to keep second son intact. Anyone have experience with this?
  41. Dad wants it
  42. s/o "Benefits" of the foreskin
  43. How have my teenaged boys (14 and 18) survived not being circumcised?
  44. How do your uncircumcised and circumcised sons relate to each other and dad?
  45. 29% of Circumcised Brits would NOT circumcise their child. 13% of Circumcised Americans would NOT
  46. A new video!
  47. CDC NCHS - Trends in Circumcision for Male Newborns in U.S. Hospitals: 1979–2010
  48. The Causes of Circumcision
  49. I wish this were handed out around the world! Hopefully one day people will catch on.
  50. Couple questions regarding circumcision
  51. Doing a speech on circumcion
  52. AHRQ - Most Frequent Procedures Performed in U.S. Hospitals, 2010
  53. Circumcision increases the risk of herpes - I am proof
  54. a little blood on 9 yo uncirced boy
  55. Skin adhesion advice for my intact 3yo
  56. Wall Street Journal article
  57. DH wants to ... sort of.
  58. What do they teach in Medical School?
  59. Wife went and got son cut..
  60. J Kellogg and his little-known alternative to stop boys from 'self-abuse'. This is not easy reading...
  61. Uncircumcised infant
  62. I have to say...
  63. Foul smelling discharge
  64. What is a Clean Penis?
  65. Circumcised and Hate It - the Tip of the Iceberg
  66. itchy penis
  67. Another study (this one from California)
  68. Can babies in foster care/ state custody be circed?
  69. Vermont
  70. Explaining circumcision to a 3-year-old
  71. Best single site or link for circumcision facts?
  72. 3 yo sudden onset of painful urination- referred to urologist, need help
  73. Great Summary of all the issues
  74. AAP and "affordable care act"
  75. My intact 11 yo.....
  76. Brayden Frazier
  77. Intact 4 1/2 year old crying during erections when he urinates...
  78. Bubble Baths
  79. My poor boys...
  80. Direct Influence, or Indirect Influence... Which is better?
  81. repost - need help with brown discharge in 17 month old
  82. Circumcision According to Freud and Other Nuerologists
  83. Circumcision and HIV/AIDS
  84. Something To Think About
  85. FGM in USA
  86. Was my newborn retracted? Please advise
  87. Help - 3 yr olds. foreskin was retracting, now won't?
  88. It's a Boy!
  89. OMG, so excited!!
  90. wikipedia's entry for circumcision now reads like an ad for the AAP's new stance
  91. Petition on the White House website ‘which calls for banning circumcision
  92. If you regret being circumcised post here
  93. Who peforms circumcisions?
  94. M*A*S*H* circumcision episode
  95. Good vibes!
  96. Circumcision Documentary: American Secret
  97. When should they learn how to clean?
  98. Circumcision Affects the Man - A Husband's Tale
  99. HAPPY!
  100. Need Help ASAP keeping 8-month-old's foreskin
  101. AAP convention in New Orleans a few days ago...
  102. did anyone see the Ricki Lake show about circumcision yesterday?
  103. Cloth diapers and circumcision
  104. Preparing to share information with pregnant friend
  105. Having a really hard time with friends/family deciding to circ their sons.....
  106. Just a thought about circumcision !
  107. The foreskin and the toilet...
  108. can't convince DP to keep baby intact... UPDATE in 1st post
  109. Explaining circumcision to kids
  110. Studies used in the latest AAP policy statement?
  111. the plasti bell
  112. OMG - AAP says circumcision benefits outweigh the risks?!?!!!
  113. wondering if there is a place to talk about guilt over circ?
  114. Saw this today. Makes me SOO angry.
  115. I need an intact friendly doctor
  116. Links to AAP or studies citing when boys begin retracting?
  117. Help! Second UTI
  118. Finding the silver lining
  119. article on a study done evaluating pain during circumcision
  120. Old "Married With Children" episode - accidental circ
  121. Link that Mom's should read about why Dad's have issues with circ?
  122. So sad...he's not even 4 lbs. I need to vent
  123. The "German court rules religious circumcision an assault" has been removed
  124. 2 year old wont stop tugging on it!
  125. Looking for post/document re circ pain reduction for a friend
  126. Well Done Video
  127. Is circumcision the solution to birth infections?
  128. Does anyone regret NOT circumcising? *this is NOT a pro circ thread, just curious about the medical complications*
  129. My 3yr olds penis is red and swollen at the tip help me!!!!
  130. Can retraction cause longterm damage?
  131. swollen red penis
  132. New baby boy questions...
  133. once it's been retracted..
  134. natural circ
  135. FDA Human Subject Protection (HSP)/Bioresearch Monitoring (BIMO) Initiative May 2012 update
  136. Itchy 4-1/2 year old
  137. Redundant prepuce, phimosis and phimotic band
  138. delete
  139. Poor little man
  140. Surrogacy and Circumcision
  141. Eugenics article (connection to Kellogg)
  142. Should I be encouraging 5yo to gentle start pulling back, or just let it be?
  143. Cameron Diaz appearing on Jimmy Fallon
  144. Dr blatantly ignored my request and claims foreskin needs to be gently pushed back
  145. I think some states have INCREASED rates...
  146. New TCAC Subforum: What Should We Call It?
  147. What do they mean by retraction?
  148. I think I have been giving my son bad advice. :( Help please!
  149. Any need to "open" a foreskin?
  150. Here we go again - Ribbon Wars
  151. circ proponent caught with child pornography
  152. "Holistic Circumcision"
  153. HHS seeking comments on National Action Plan to eliminate HAIs - Opportunity?
  154. Twist, silly question
  155. Toddler w/ possible infected foreskin & blood in urine
  156. Penis-Envy Poll and Survey
  157. Question What could this be
  158. Australia: MyCircumcisionDisgrace.org (circumcision without father's consent)
  159. When intact dont pull back right?
  160. Am I doing this right? 3 yo's intact penis slightly infected...
  161. AHRQ Stats - Circumcisions Performed in U.S. Community Hospitals, 2009
  162. RACP: Revised (Feb. 2012) circumcision guide for parents brochure
  163. balanitis, high fever, UTI?
  164. Random thoughts from a formerly "on the fence" mom ...
  165. Need links about care of foresin / intact penis
  166. delete
  167. Charlize Theron adopted son
  168. Ugh... latest study in favor of circ!
  169. Red and swollen
  170. 2 yr old with penis infection- circumcision question
  171. Weigh In: What should we do with threads about intact care?
  172. No link between doctors who circumcise and pedophilia?
  173. "Tinderbox" author on Fresh Air discussing HIV and circumcision in Africa
  174. Discussion with friends - brought up painful experiences and circ
  175. deleted
  176. Looking for a good book for my son about growing up
  177. Crap! I can't believe I didn't catch it in time!! Did doctor cause damage?
  178. My trusted pediatrician said today that my 14 year-old son will probably need to be circumcised.
  179. The "Im trying to decide whether to circ" thread
  180. Looking for education, stories of regret, and links
  181. My daughter
  182. Foreskin retracted at birth
  183. Might be weird but....
  184. How to teach an older child....?
  185. I made a bad choice. :( (& help re: circumcision adhesions)
  186. my son was circumsized without my permission :(
  187. What happens when the parents cant agree?
  188. Did Doc cause any damage?
  189. Same Here
  190. I'm back!
  191. I am trying to decide whether to circumcise
  192. Having a boy and thought I was sure I wouldn't circ but....
  193. Foreskin First Aid Kit!
  194. Just wanted to share:)
  195. Colorado: Bill to re-instate circumcision on Medicaid introduced.
  196. Retraction for very young child
  197. Just had to share this!
  198. Health benefits for circumcision
  199. AAP issues warning that "toxic stress can harm children for life"
  200. Delete answer received
  201. circumcision and concealed penis 'buried penis'
  202. :( 11 year old that can't retract.
  203. Was the Doctor wrong here?
  204. I guess this should tell me something....
  205. May I pepper out a few questions? Making sure I am solid in my stance....
  206. AHRQ-Call for Public Review: Skin Substitutes for Treating Chronic Wounds (Deadline 13 Jan. 2012)
  207. Ballooning
  208. I think my 2 year old has an infection under his foreskin.
  209. circumcision question
  210. Irritation on forskin
  211. ARCLAW: "Circumcision: Know Your Rights" brochure
  212. Intactivism *time sensitive* circ and WIC
  213. Weird rash--Need advice
  214. Need information to give to the ped
  215. retracted foreskin on 1 yr old
  216. 6 year old comparing
  217. My mistake and my son
  218. Small, professional phamplet about leaving them intact and not retracting.
  219. AAP and retraction, WTH is with their wishy washy wording?
  220. Appearance of intact penis
  221. New cousin from Ethiopia
  222. Circumcision: Identity, Gender and Power
  223. Reoccurring UTI in intact baby boy
  224. cleaning intact 2 1/2 yr old
  225. Can surgery be avoided?
  226. Maybe an urban legend?
  227. Anyone considering getting their daughter circumcised?
  228. AIDS 2012 - Call for Abstracts.
  229. "Real Housewives" show and circ
  230. dreading a UTI
  231. sex education
  232. UK: Greater Manchester Safeguarding Children Partnership - Circumcision Services for Boys in GM
  233. My 10 week old might have an infection - help!
  234. Is it ok that my 4 yr old is still not even close to retracting?
  235. Intactivist items for auction
  236. Need more ideas for my intact son who is incontinent and says it "hurts" when he pees (x-posted in Health and Healing)
  237. red, swollen and discharging penis in 3 yr old.
  238. Preventing accidental circ in hospital
  239. Intact friendly pedi in N CT or W MA?
  240. Circ information- small and professional.
  241. Info and Dr Referral (Portland OR) for adult who's dr is reccomending circumcision.
  242. If the FGM laws were ruled to be discriminatory...
  243. How do you bring up circumcision with DH or DP?
  244. red inflamed foreskin/penis in 4 month old
  245. Mom of 5 yr old intact boy-questions-pls help
  246. anonymous packet to send to pregnant mom
  247. Acquisition of Erectile Dysfunction from Circumcision
  248. HELP! Baltimore/Towson Intact-friendly doctor needed
  249. 2 yr old...
  250. Handling comments...