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