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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-16-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By knucklehead
My cousin had her preemie baby boy circ'd...

My cousin had her preemie baby boy circ'd yesterday. He isn't even four lbs yet! I tried convincing her before his birth to leave him intact but both she and her husband were adamant about circing...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-15-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By knucklehead
I have a friend whose son possibly has chicken...

I have a friend whose son possibly has chicken pox. I plan on exposing my kids but need to know if it "sticks" at what point will they in turn be contagious. Is it at the first sign of symptoms or...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-09-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,911
Posted By knucklehead
Isn't it sad that the removal of 1/3 to 1/2 of...

Isn't it sad that the removal of 1/3 to 1/2 of the skin of the penis is not considered an adverse effect in and of itself? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif
Forum: Women's Health   08-09-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By knucklehead
1. Is it possible for a child with croup to only...

1. Is it possible for a child with croup to only have one episode of the barking night coughing?
My son started with an intermittant low grade fever, hoarse raspy voice with an occassional cough...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-11-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By knucklehead
Quote: Originally Posted by mama24-7...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mama24-7 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15611270)...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-19-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By knucklehead
Quote: Originally Posted by 2xand2y...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 2xand2y http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15535300)
My son had complained about erections too. I...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-03-2010, 03:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By knucklehead
I think it's possible to go too far the other...

I think it's possible to go too far the other way and not tell them anything. I think a boy or girl should have a basic understanding of what to expect of their genitals as they develop. Letting...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-12-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By knucklehead
Quote: Originally Posted by alinae...

Quote:
Originally Posted by alinae http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15398829)
I feel really naive and stupid...

My DH and...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-10-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,277
Posted By knucklehead
Doing something a "little bad" to prevent...

Doing something a "little bad" to prevent something "really bad" is not justifiable to me.

A little bit of child porn, for example, is not allowed in this country to prevent child rapists from...
Forum: Activism and News   04-12-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,149
Posted By knucklehead
Quote: Originally Posted by Fyrestorm...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fyrestorm http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15283495)
I hit Borders every month or so and sneak...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-11-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By knucklehead
Agree with PP. Just talk to them and express...

Agree with PP. Just talk to them and express your concerns and how you want your baby handled, i.e. no retraction, wiping like a finger etc. After covering all the bases there is going to have to be...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-21-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By knucklehead
I just wanted to add that lidocaine hurts like a...

I just wanted to add that lidocaine hurts like a motherf*&#$ when injected. That alone would be excruciating for an infant. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/mecry.gif
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-08-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,450
Posted By knucklehead
Probably because it seems to be the only thing...

Probably because it seems to be the only thing the mainstream media focuses on. I never hear reporters asking about other harmful ingredients or other possible side effects like encephalitis or...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-13-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
  Senslip
Views: 1,757
Posted By knucklehead
Anyone???

Anyone???
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-12-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
  Senslip
Views: 1,757
Posted By knucklehead
Has anyone or their partner used (or is using) a...

Has anyone or their partner used (or is using) a Senslip?? DH is interested in purchasing one. Any advice, testimonials? Thanks.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-10-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,126
Posted By knucklehead
Quote: Originally Posted by Linda on the move...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14911798)
you can tell your kids who can come...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-10-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,892
Posted By knucklehead
Hi Ladies, saw this thread and was so excited. I...

Hi Ladies, saw this thread and was so excited. I think this is great. I'm hoping to gain some wisdom and clarity here. My big struggle right now is trying to discern God's will and whether or not I...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-10-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,126
Posted By knucklehead
One thing that really stood out to me and I...

One thing that really stood out to me and I found bothersome is how the friend repeatedly states how she hates her mother and her younger sibling. I wouldn't want my child hanging around another kid...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-07-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,147
Posted By knucklehead
I think it can be very difficult and frustrating...

I think it can be very difficult and frustrating at times to find like minded mothers to associate with. As a personal example, I believe strongly in preserving genital integrity and have a hard...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-07-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,345
Posted By knucklehead
Quote: Originally Posted by SChaloux...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SChaloux http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14767012)
basically.. you need to figure out what it...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-27-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,607
Posted By knucklehead
Quote: Originally Posted by SlackerDad...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SlackerDad http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14726108)
I can totally believe that, but then it's...
Forum: Women's Health   11-15-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By knucklehead
Anyone??

Anyone??
Forum: Women's Health   11-14-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By knucklehead
If I make my own thieves oil using grapeseed oil...

If I make my own thieves oil using grapeseed oil as a carrier how do I store it and how long will it last????
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-02-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By knucklehead
Quote: Originally Posted by SilvanaRose...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SilvanaRose http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14613952)
I really appreciate all the advice here....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-28-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By knucklehead
Luckily I can say that I would not have been...

Luckily I can say that I would not have been circ'd had I been born a boy. My mom was repulsed by the thought and would never have done it even though almost everyone around her did. She convinced...
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