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Forum: Marilyn Milos   02-17-2012, 09:43 PM
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Views: 475
Posted By BugMacGee
Hi.  I haven't posted on MDC in a while but I'm...

Hi.  I haven't posted on MDC in a while but I'm struggling at my job.  I'm a NICU RN in a unit that circ's.  In the almost 5 years there, I have seen a number of really serious complications occur. ...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-11-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,192
Posted By BugMacGee
Hi!  I'm a NICU nurse and I don't assist with...

Hi!  I'm a NICU nurse and I don't assist with circ's either.  It's nothing official but I haven't done one in 3 years. 
My job is (or should be) to take care of sick infants, not take time away...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-02-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,759
Posted By BugMacGee
Just got back from a week in Orlando with...

Just got back from a week in Orlando with extended family.  We went (in a five day period) to Kennedy SPace Center, Disney's Animal Kingdom, Universal including the Wizarding World of Harry Potter...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-31-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,836
Posted By BugMacGee
My 7 year old was dying to see it but I said...

My 7 year old was dying to see it but I said no.  I'm not sure if she would "get" it enough to keep her interested.  (we've read halfway through O of the P and she's bored with it alot of the time) ...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-13-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,581
Posted By BugMacGee
Wow. I'm pretty blown away that people have the...

Wow. I'm pretty blown away that people have the nerve to say those things about your son! Who the eff do they think they are? Why are they entitled to an opinion? I think an open wound in a diaper...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-24-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By BugMacGee
Sure. Though I'm a terrible story teller. ...

Sure. Though I'm a terrible story teller.

This mom had a term baby in the NICU. Her 4th, 3rd boy. As we were preparing to transfer baby back to the nursery, our neonatologist came to update mom...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-23-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By BugMacGee
Well, it was more our attending neonatologist...

Well, it was more our attending neonatologist than me. But I helped!
Together we convinced a mom to keep her son whole!
Totally made my day. Not to mention the baby's...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-08-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,123
Posted By BugMacGee
One pit augmentation and one pit induction. No...

One pit augmentation and one pit induction. No jaundice with either.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-15-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By BugMacGee
I'm reading Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey...

I'm reading Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger. Two sets of twins (sort of)
I'm only about a third through so I don't know if it's a positive twin story.
Forum: Single Parenting   10-13-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,008
Posted By BugMacGee
DCmama01 said I am too charming and awesome...

DCmama01 said

I am too charming and awesome to not meet someone special along the way. Corny as it sounds, I really am that good. It has little to do with looks. It's about how people feel when...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-11-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,008
Posted By BugMacGee
I don't particularly love my life as a single...

I don't particularly love my life as a single person. But I'm so conflicted!!

I've passed on many opportunities to meet men . Partly because I have a distorted view of how " men are" based on...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-09-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By BugMacGee
We were told, by a nurse practitioner on our...

We were told, by a nurse practitioner on our pain service, that sucrose, in combination with sucking, releases endogenous opioid-like substances. I wonder where she got that info if it isn't...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-07-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,156
Posted By BugMacGee
What about the immediate risk of a surgical...

What about the immediate risk of a surgical wound in a diaper full of poo? Do people not register this?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-04-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 1,048
Posted By BugMacGee
Dd#1-Juicy Burger or Ham and Cheese crepe ...

Dd#1-Juicy Burger or Ham and Cheese crepe
Dd#2-Pho or Banana cream pie

middle name for both would be Hot Fudge Sundae http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-29-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,682
Posted By BugMacGee
Your son is more than his genitalia. He will...

Your son is more than his genitalia. He will marry someone who loves his whole being. Intact, just a little more to love http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
By the time...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-28-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,869
Posted By BugMacGee
Quote: Originally Posted by alicia9178...

Quote:
Originally Posted by alicia9178 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15890379)
I guess it is just extra confusing for me...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   09-25-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,732
Posted By BugMacGee
I haven't read all the replies but my girls have...

I haven't read all the replies but my girls have always listened to whatever I do. Mostly pop/ Alternative stuff.

I have edited a bit because my oldest Dd used the word "bitch" after hearing in...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-25-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By BugMacGee
Assisting an intern perform her first circ on an...

Assisting an intern perform her first circ on an inadequately anesthetized infant was the clincher for me in my journey to intactivism.
It was torture for that baby.
I will never forget his...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-24-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,593
Posted By BugMacGee
I'm in the Silicon Valley. Our circ rate is low...

I'm in the Silicon Valley. Our circ rate is low because we have a very large number of families from India, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

*Most* American families still choose to circ IME....
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   09-20-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,124
Posted By BugMacGee
Glad to see this thread. I just finished reading...

Glad to see this thread. I just finished reading Harry Potter and I'm sort of mourning being done. Don't know what to read now. But I'm getting lots of good ideas.

I did love Pillars of the Earth...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-19-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By BugMacGee
Quote: Originally Posted by MyBoysBlue...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MyBoysBlue http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15858634)
No doesn't happen often to boys at least...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-18-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,562
Posted By BugMacGee
Wow. That is so disrespectful. After she just...

Wow. That is so disrespectful. After she just went through labor???
I wonder if he has any idea how he's potentially damaged his entire marriage?
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-15-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By BugMacGee
I'm really struggling with this issue at work....

I'm really struggling with this issue at work. I'm in a level 3 NICU in a relatively low circ area. It seems lately we've had an upswing in our circ rates in our unit. In fact, I can pretty much...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-06-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,772
Posted By BugMacGee
Depends on where you live. Here, on the West...

Depends on where you live. Here, on the West Coast, pediatricians do them.
It's a required skill for their board exams if I recall correctly.
I know some who don't like doing it, especially those...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-13-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,727
Posted By BugMacGee
At this point in my life, I really struggle with...

At this point in my life, I really struggle with the "pros" of circumsicion. To me, there just aren't any. I've seen so many complications from interrupting the breastfeeding relationship (at a...
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