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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-25-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By hakunangovi
OP, Yes babies feel pain, and some people think...

OP, Yes babies feel pain, and some people think that they feel it more acutely than adults. They also exhibit elevated levels of cortisol during and after a circumcision (is that the word you were...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-23-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By hakunangovi
I really don't think that there is any way to...

I really don't think that there is any way to "balance" this topic. It takes a lot of spin and dishonesty to make RIC look positive .

However, there are some excellent resources out there,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-22-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,026
Posted By hakunangovi
I checked at Intact America - (...

I checked at Intact America - ( www.intactamerica.org ) who are on top of this. The last news story is dated 18th May. However there is a note that they don't want to jeopardize Heather Hironimus...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-22-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By hakunangovi
I am so glad. You lucked out going to someone...

I am so glad. You lucked out going to someone who actually knew what he was talking about !! Tragically, the depth of ignorance about norman intact male genitalia on the part of many doctors is...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-20-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By hakunangovi
Your Ds is definitely on the young side to be...

Your Ds is definitely on the young side to be retractable, but since he is retracting himself that's O.K. although, having hurt himself once it is a bit surprising that he continues to retract his...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-18-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,026
Posted By hakunangovi
I know !! Apparently the boy already knows what...

I know !! Apparently the boy already knows what his father plans to do to him and has stated that does not want it. The poor tyke is likely terrified. I also have to ask what kind of judge would...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-15-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,026
Posted By hakunangovi
OMG - I am so sorry to hear that. If that...

OMG - I am so sorry to hear that. If that idiot judge forces the issue , that poor child will be traumatized for ever. I feel so sad for his Mom. So much for the law and justice.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-14-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,675
Posted By hakunangovi
James, I applaud your courage in posting your...

James, I applaud your courage in posting your story. If only the medical community would somehow become aware of the trail of destruction that they are leaving behind themselves ! Fortunately I...
Forum: Intact Care   04-22-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By hakunangovi
I see that it has been a few days since you...

I see that it has been a few days since you posted. How is he making out? I am no doctor, but from anecdotal evidence, I seem to recall that the symptoms you describe could possibly be a yeast...
Forum: Intactivism   04-15-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By hakunangovi
What a great article !! Thank you for posting...

What a great article !! Thank you for posting the link. I sure wish articles with this level of factual information would appear in main stream journalism.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-30-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,451
Posted By hakunangovi
Good point !! I wish more men who are unhappy...

Good point !! I wish more men who are unhappy about being deprived of their foreskins would speak up and voice their displeasure and anger. Until they do, many in the medical fraternity will...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-27-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,451
Posted By hakunangovi
I see that you live in Canada, and I am a bit...

I see that you live in Canada, and I am a bit surprised that you were given such a hard time about keeping your son intact. Where are you? Both my kids were born in the '80s and we did not have one...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-25-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,451
Posted By hakunangovi
[QUOTE=nexxus;18608162]Hey let me add a VERY...

[QUOTE=nexxus;18608162]Hey let me add a VERY IMPORTANT reason not to circumcise for the sake of your sons future. My DH is circumsised and has lost feeling in his penis. Circumcision cuts off all of...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-18-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,451
Posted By hakunangovi
Protect Your Uncircumcised Son Expert Medical...

Protect Your Uncircumcised Son
Expert Medical Advice for Parents By Paul M. Fleiss

Increasing numbers of American parents today are protecting their sons from routine circumcision at birth, but...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-18-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,451
Posted By hakunangovi
OOPS - It seems that Paul Fleiss' article is no...

OOPS - It seems that Paul Fleiss' article is no longer available on the mothering website - I'll have to try and find it elsewhere.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-18-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,451
Posted By hakunangovi
I would just like to elaborate on what "Japonica"...

I would just like to elaborate on what "Japonica" stated. There is an excellent list of all the reasons that uninformed doctors are liable to come up with to justify a later circumcision and more...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-13-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 258,739
Posted By hakunangovi
I agree that it is rather harsh. I am a guy who...

I agree that it is rather harsh. I am a guy who has spent most of his life feeling really pissed that I was robbed of my foreskin. I think the difference between living with a deformity and a cut...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-13-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By hakunangovi
I agree - circumcising boys probably is part of...

I agree - circumcising boys probably is part of their routine.

It would have been interesting if you had put on a totally shocked face and asked "Why in the world would I do that?"
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-12-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,223
Posted By hakunangovi
I really hope that she and her son are safe. I,...

I really hope that she and her son are safe. I, too, could not believe that a judge would side with the father, who is obviously pursuing this out of nothing more than spite. So much for the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-24-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
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, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
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, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
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, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
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, 10:27 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 258,739
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, 02:27 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 258,739
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....
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