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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-11-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Lory
Really good post! That Jake guy really creeps me...

Really good post! That Jake guy really creeps me out though. It seems like he deflected most of your arguments by saying it's not worth his time.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-09-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 104,981
Posted By Lory
The device is worn most of the day I think, it's...

The device is worn most of the day I think, it's the manual tugging that's only for a few minutes because it's hard for someone to just pull on it with their own hands all day, you know? So I think...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-07-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 104,981
Posted By Lory
There is surgical restoration, which is pretty...

There is surgical restoration, which is pretty rare, and I think it does involve taking skin from elsewhere and putting it on the end of the penis. The most common restoration is non-surgical, where...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-02-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,249
Posted By Lory
I think Marilyn Milos would be happy to talk to...

I think Marilyn Milos would be happy to talk to you! I called her once and she was really friendly. I'm sure she would help someone outside of the U.S.. it's not the same as finding a doctor to go...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-02-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,249
Posted By Lory
He's only four and a half? Most boys are nowhere...

He's only four and a half? Most boys are nowhere near retraction at that age... the doctor does not need to be touching his penis, or at least not pulling the foreskin back. The retraction by anyone...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-02-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By Lory
As far as doctors in your area who won't...

As far as doctors in your area who won't pressure you to circ, I really like this list:
 
http://www.thewholenetwork.org/intact-friendly-doctors.html
 
Concerning your other questions, I'll...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-25-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,934
Posted By Lory
Exactly. Even if I knew my son would want to be...

Exactly. Even if I knew my son would want to be circ'd later in life, I wouldn't do it as a baby because it's much safer on a fully-grown organ; if you circ a baby, you just have no idea how big his...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-11-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Lory
I know there was a diagram about how to fix it,...

I know there was a diagram about how to fix it, but I couldn't find it although it's very helpful. Lula's mom is right, but if you need the instructions in different words:
 
"First aid for this...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-10-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Lory
Try to focus on the babies you saved, and the...

Try to focus on the babies you saved, and the domino effect it will have: The hundreds of intact boys will grow into hundreds of intact men, who will most likely keep their sons intact. They will...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-09-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By Lory
That's horrible... that poor little baby, I hope...

That's horrible... that poor little baby, I hope he was able to heal. He could have bled to death so easily... http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/shake.gif
 
I can't believe she didn't get...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-09-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,529
Posted By Lory
This is what I meant. Despite how long ago it...

This is what I meant. Despite how long ago it happened, there's a physical scar left where he was clamped and cut. Thankfully, he's not upset about the pain he can't remember, but he has said that...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-04-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 15,398
Posted By Lory
I don't have any sons yet, but I have two intact...

I don't have any sons yet, but I have two intact brothers aged 22 and 25, and from what I know, neither of them have ever had any problems. They've had normal things like ingrown nails and careless...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-01-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,004
Posted By Lory
I think it means uncircumcised.   ...

I think it means uncircumcised.
 
Quote:Originally Posted by DJay http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-29-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,529
Posted By Lory
Oops... I didn't mean to come across as being...

Oops... I didn't mean to come across as being too open... even though BF doesn't lurk here, if I thought he'd mind at all, I wouldn't have posted it. I was just curious if anyone felt similarly.
 ...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-28-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,000
Posted By Lory
I agree that cutting is cutting, no matter what...

I agree that cutting is cutting, no matter what gender. Although I understand where you're coming from about some feminists (or people in general who are anti-FGM but pro MGM), they are not all that...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-28-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,529
Posted By Lory
Maybe it's silly, but I feel bad to think that...

Maybe it's silly, but I feel bad to think that someone I care about (or anyone for that matter) was strapped down and went through that much pain because of misinformation. He’s a strong, confident,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-22-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,457
Posted By Lory
I found a list of circ rates in all the regions...

I found a list of circ rates in all the regions of the U.S. and the lowest one was in the west, which was something like 31%, with the highest being something like 62% in the east as philomom said....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-22-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,457
Posted By Lory
I read around and it seems like the percentage...

I read around and it seems like the percentage of boys born today who are kept intact is 68%? If this is true, it's a big difference than before, because in 2005 I thought it was about 50/50......
Forum: Intactivism   03-21-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,864
Posted By Lory
Good for you! I wouldn't feel comfortable...

Good for you! I wouldn't feel comfortable letting cameras into my house, but you seemed really natural about the whole thing. I'm so glad this topic's getting some publicity. 
 
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-21-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Lory
Oh my god....

Oh my god. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/brokenheart.gif  That baby is in such agony... I need to try to forget what I saw. I hate this horrible surgery, there's no justification for...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-20-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Lory
Also, after lurking in here for about a week,...

Also, after lurking in here for about a week, I've noticed a lot of acronyms like "DH, DS, DD" - what do these stand for? My guess so far has been "dear husband", "dear son" and "dear daughter", but...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-20-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Lory
Thanks for the warm welcome! <3 I like to think...

Thanks for the warm welcome! <3 I like to think that I'm open minded, but that alone wouldn't have protected my future son; getting the right information out there was so important and I'm thankful...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-18-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Lory
Hi guys!   I'm not a mother, and hopefully...

Hi guys!
 
I'm not a mother, and hopefully won't be one for a few more years (college first!), but I just wanted to show my thanks for all of you who care about baby boys and men, and their right...
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