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Forum: Intact Care   09-01-2013, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Islay
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by purplerose http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1387946/elderly-men-with-foreskin-problems#post_17426281)...
Forum: Intact Care   09-01-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,611
Posted By Islay
And from a Mothering member who has well over...

And from a Mothering member who has well over two thousand posts to her name, your input is invaluable. Thank you!
 
Christopher (unhappily circumcised as an adult 11 years ago)
Forum: Intact Care   08-29-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,611
Posted By Islay
Lisa, your reply is yet another example of...

Lisa, your reply is yet another example of benign neglect! It's so easy, isn't it? http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/Bolt.gif One step into normalcy - and all is well!
 
Christopher
Forum: Intact Care   06-26-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,611
Posted By Islay
I wish I could claim ownership to the phrase...

I wish I could claim ownership to the phrase (when applied to the concept of a clean penis). But I took the words from the US website: Doctors Opposing Circumcision:
 
"The notion that boys need...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-23-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Islay
Very interesting reply from you, Beru - thank...

Very interesting reply from you, Beru - thank you.
 
You're quite right about the clitoris and its size. Essentially, we all begin as female in the womb and the contribution of sperm from the male...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-20-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Islay
Yes! And Christmas is the perfect time to...

Yes! And Christmas is the perfect time to reflect upon Jesus as a newborn baby. He was circumcised eight days later and lived his short life without a complete foreskin.
 
By all accounts, it was...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-18-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Islay
ChristmasLover, your instincts were...

ChristmasLover, your instincts were nature-given. And Jesus himself would have blessed you for that, despite the fact that he was circumcised some eight days after he was born. Christmas celebrates...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-16-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Islay
That's interesting, Asiago, because the two...

That's interesting, Asiago, because the two books match the state of American male penises approximately 60-80 years apart. In the early 1900s RIC had barely raised its head (pun not intended),...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-15-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By Islay
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by EarthRootsStarSoul http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-15-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By Islay
Erinsuzy, you're right, Princess Diana...

Erinsuzy, you're right, Princess Diana absolutely refused to circumcise her sons. Before her tragic death, there were suggestions that this was a significant part of the problems she and Prince...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-15-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By Islay
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kitteh http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-14-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By Islay
EarthRoots, do you have any evidence that John K...

EarthRoots, do you have any evidence that John K was sexually abused as a boy? He had a brother, Will - and if any abuse had occurred it's more than likely that John shared the memory with his...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-14-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By Islay
When I came across this additional method of...

When I came across this additional method of punishment for masturbation, I was astounded and sickened almost to the point of disbelief - until I was told that Kellogg's influence spawned the sale...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-13-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By Islay
Ignoring his ubiquitous cornflakes, most of us...

Ignoring his ubiquitous cornflakes, most of us know of John Kellogg's obsession with the sin of masturbation among boys (and girls with carbolic acid applied to the clitoris, but his main endevour...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-11-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,240
Posted By Islay
BB004 - nothing is TMI when discussing...

BB004 - nothing is TMI when discussing circumcision and all its consequences. We can't approach the subject properly without the freedom to be explicit.
 
I think it's possible that you had too...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-11-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,240
Posted By Islay
And norm-uk.org   Britain, where infant boys...

And norm-uk.org
 
Britain, where infant boys are very rarely circumcised, but older males - pre-pubescent and adult - are far too often circumcised for spurious penis health issues.
 
Christopher
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-10-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Islay
FF, perhaps you thought it was more important...

FF, perhaps you thought it was more important when puberty began because that's when an erection can trigger ejaculation, unlike pre-puberty when boys' penesis simply grow hard and therefore erect...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-07-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Islay
Amie, I fear with the AAP's latest statement on...

Amie, I fear with the AAP's latest statement on circumcision it may take a lot longer than we had begun to hope, before real changes are made in US health-care with regard to foreskins.
 
See my...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-06-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Islay
Amie, I do hope the injury to his foreskin...

Amie, I do hope the injury to his foreskin healed without too much scarring. It will have hurt him badly, poor mite. I've no doubt the nurse meant well, but her training should have covered every...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-04-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Islay
Yet it's parents like you, leaving their boys...

Yet it's parents like you, leaving their boys intact, who are unwittingly mounting an advertising campaign for genital autonomy and the "benign neglect" every American parent practises when caring...
Forum: Intact Care   04-29-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,611
Posted By Islay
Absolutely nothing to do, IsaFrench. 'Benign...

Absolutely nothing to do, IsaFrench. 'Benign Neglect' is the password for your son's healthy penis!
 
Christopher
Forum: Intact Care   04-29-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Islay
Please see this link:...

Please see this link: http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1382385/what-is-a-clean-penis  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
 
Christopher
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-29-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Islay
Just like British mums (and dads)! And as for...

Just like British mums (and dads)! And as for "Please take a shower/bath," that's pretty much universal I imagine, wherever we live.
 
Do most other parents in Buffalo, NY do the same?
 ...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-26-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Islay
Good for you, Mama505. A perfect penis!...

Good for you, Mama505. A perfect penis! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/happytears.gif
 
Enough said for parents like you - and they are growing as every month and year goes by in the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-26-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Islay
And see this from The American website, Doctors...

And see this from The American website, Doctors Opposing Circumcision:
 
The notion that boys need special hygiene merely repeats an old myth that has led to much unnecessary genital tampering....
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