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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-24-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By hakunangovi
I admire and applaud your attitude!! As a...

I admire and applaud your attitude!! As a circumcised male, I wish my parents had had the same thoughts. I realize that they had no access to information - not even a library, yet I do wonder why...
Forum: Intact Care   02-07-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 30
Posted By hakunangovi
I rather doubt that one episode of forced...

I rather doubt that one episode of forced retraction would cause an issue. 9 years old is still on the young side to expect retractability. In a study from Denmark - an intact nation - it was found...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-07-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By hakunangovi
Well, I much prefer the second article over the...

Well, I much prefer the second article over the first. The PMC article seems to be attempting to extrapolate data from many different reports (mostly in sub Saharan Africa), some decades old, to...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-29-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By hakunangovi
I suppose one way to verify a possible link would...

I suppose one way to verify a possible link would be to see if there are a disproportionate number of boys with autism who had been circumcised. Something similar to the random observation that...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-21-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 254,858
Posted By hakunangovi
Konakai, I've been thinking about you and...

Konakai, I've been thinking about you and wondering how you are making out? There is video on Utube of a mother apologizing to her son. Maybe there are some pointers in it that could help you. ...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-16-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 254,858
Posted By hakunangovi
Konakai, I am so sorry that you find yourself in...

Konakai, I am so sorry that you find yourself in this totally unexpected and uncomfortable situation. At least you gave the decision some thought before going ahead and having your son circumcised....
Forum: Intact Care   01-15-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By hakunangovi
Great news! - I am so happy for your son. I can...

Great news! - I am so happy for your son. I can imagine the huge relief that he is feeling. I highly doubt that one episode of forced retraction will have done any damage. There are many intact...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-10-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By hakunangovi
I have long believed that the trauma of infant...

I have long believed that the trauma of infant circumcision has profound psychological ramifications. More so when no pain relief is administered, which until recently included all of them. The fact...
Forum: Intactivism   01-08-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By hakunangovi
Hey! I just noticed that you have a new LO -...

Hey! I just noticed that you have a new LO - Congratulations! I hope you are all doing well.

I sent a submission in to the CDC - not sure how to check that it was received and posted. I hope...
Forum: Intact Care   01-07-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By hakunangovi
First let me congratulate you on leaving your son...

First let me congratulate you on leaving your son whole, and more so for your determination to keep him that way!

The Urologist that you were sent to gave you bad advice, in my opinion. They...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-02-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 369
Posted By hakunangovi
Nice response !! This is one of the things that...

Nice response !! This is one of the things that really annoys me that they feel compelled to solicit surgery on newborn male genitalia. I think that if the medical staff were forbidden to ask, a...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-26-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 369
Posted By hakunangovi
Wonderful !! Lucky boy !! And kudos to you...

Wonderful !! Lucky boy !! And kudos to you for keeping him him whole !!
Forum: Intact Care   11-25-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By hakunangovi
That is such good news !! Incidentally,...

That is such good news !!

Incidentally, the www.drmomma.org website also has a list of intact friendly doctors, as does www.thewholenetwork.org .

I was also going to mention - and maybe you...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-25-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 369
Posted By hakunangovi
Penile cancer is extremely rare - approx one in...

Penile cancer is extremely rare - approx one in 100,000 - and as a PP it stated affects elderly men , who succumb to other ailments long before the cancer can have much affect. There is likely a...
Forum: Intact Care   11-20-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By hakunangovi
See post #41...

See post #41 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=41) on the "If you regret being circumcised post here" thread below in "The case against circumcision"
Forum: Intact Care   11-20-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By hakunangovi
OMG - PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE CANCEL THAT...

OMG - PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE CANCEL THAT APPOINTMENT. Your son is perfectly normal. The only problem he has is a doctor who is clueless about normal male genitalia. This is a uniquely North...
Forum: Intact Care   11-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By hakunangovi
From what I can gather, the steroid application...

From what I can gather, the steroid application along with gentle stretching will give rise to easier retraction, but that with younger children the foreskin sphincter tends to tighten again upon...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-10-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,345
Posted By hakunangovi
Kudos to you for trying to save your nephew. I...

Kudos to you for trying to save your nephew. I agree with everything Greg stated above, and I completely understand your difficulty understanding how anyone could subject their precious baby to this...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-08-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 254,858
Posted By hakunangovi
I don't believe that is a coincidence - it is...

I don't believe that is a coincidence - it is well known that the trauma of circumcision can often disrupt breastfeeding. A person's implicit memory begins in their mother's womb and everything that...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-07-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By hakunangovi
That was quite a journey to intactivism! You...

That was quite a journey to intactivism! You obviously are a very empathetic and caring person, not to mention a logical one. Congratulations, and I'm so glad that you are "one of us".
Forum: Intact Care   11-05-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By hakunangovi
You could also try:...

You could also try: www.doctorsopposingcircumcsion.org .

By the way, I should have added in my previous post that from what I can gather UTIs are very rare outside the newborn period, so...
Forum: Intact Care   11-01-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By hakunangovi
I believe that the Wholenetwork has one. try...

I believe that the Wholenetwork has one. try www.thewholenetwork.org
Forum: Intact Care   10-31-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By hakunangovi
Having a foreskin does not cause UTIs. If your...

Having a foreskin does not cause UTIs. If your doctor is quoting Thomas Wiswell's study, that was proven to be loaded with errors and false assumptions. Most that occur in intact boys are the result...
Forum: Intact Care   10-31-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By hakunangovi
Bacatracin is good too. And according to some a...

Bacatracin is good too. And according to some a much better choice than Neosporin when used on the delicate skin of the genitalia.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-27-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,427
Posted By hakunangovi
It is most likely either an accumulation of...

It is most likely either an accumulation of smegma which will work it's way out with urination, or a preputial cyst which , from what I understand, resolve on their own. Neither is any reason to be...
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