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