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