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Forum: March 2012   12-18-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By Claire and Boys
I just requested to join. Claire from UK.

I just requested to join. Claire from UK.
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   12-19-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Claire and Boys
I asked my OB this and she said that it has been...

I asked my OB this and she said that it has been found that fetuses younger than 24 weeks do not feel pain....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-16-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,369
Posted By Claire and Boys
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by lovingmommyhood http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1285387/scared-not-to-circ#post_16114945)
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Forum: Trying To Conceive After Loss   12-07-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By Claire and Boys
I am starting to think I may have to.. he nurses...

I am starting to think I may have to.. he nurses often and even at night still  so I really think this is the problem.. I don't want to wean him but I am considering cutting down on nursings to see...
Forum: Trying To Conceive After Loss   12-06-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By Claire and Boys
bump  :(

bump  :(
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-21-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,094
Posted By Claire and Boys
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by mar123 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-13-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,317
Posted By Claire and Boys
My partner is circed, I am prone to UTIs due to...

My partner is circed, I am prone to UTIs due to having a larger than normal bladder, sorry if tmi. Anyway, with my previous intact partners I have no memory of having a UTI .With my husband though I...
Forum: Trying To Conceive After Loss   10-12-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By Claire and Boys
I lost my baby on July 2 at 21 weeks. I bled for...

I lost my baby on July 2 at 21 weeks. I bled for 7 weeks after this and my period has been missing ever since. We are desperate to start trying again, but at the moment am stuck in limbo land.
...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-31-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Claire and Boys
What makes me sick about this is that most...

What makes me sick about this is that most people won't register, or remember what these boys go through.

The amount of times I've heard someone say "Male circumcision is not as bad as female...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-30-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,596
Posted By Claire and Boys
Quote: Originally Posted by PuppyFluffer...

Quote:
Originally Posted by PuppyFluffer http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15786594)
I have an aquaintance (nurse) that...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-22-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By Claire and Boys
Thank you. I was kind of confused why anyone...

Thank you. I was kind of confused why anyone would not think a post about normal development would not be appropriate for this forum *shrug*

And well, it's been said recently that the forum tends...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-22-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By Claire and Boys
Huh, well I didn't post any identifying info, so...

Huh, well I didn't post any identifying info, so not sure how they would find it and know it was anything to do with them. My name is extremely common after all.

And, I think it useful for other...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-22-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By Claire and Boys
So this afternoon my youngest son, aged 3.5 yo,...

So this afternoon my youngest son, aged 3.5 yo, proudly showed me that he can retract his foreskin. He then told his older brother, who said "I can do that too." I had no idea of this, DS1 is almost...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-21-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By Claire and Boys
How do you know he is not yet retractable? does...

How do you know he is not yet retractable? does that mean you are trying to retract him?

If you are, even if you do not actually manage to retract you could be introducing bacteria to the area by...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-21-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By Claire and Boys
I can't really visualize what he means by that,...

I can't really visualize what he means by that, and what the benefit would be. It sounds entirely unnecessary. And "to make sure it doesn't get stuck in a far down position"?

I wouldn't think...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-17-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By Claire and Boys
Quote: "These are completely personal...

Quote:
"These are completely personal decisions and there are a lot of religious, social and cultural considerations," Wasserheit said. "Nobody is trying to force anyone to get circumcised."
This...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-17-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,660
Posted By Claire and Boys
I had to comment on the final paragraph: ...

I had to comment on the final paragraph:

Quote:
And while studies in Africa found that circumcision reduced the risk of a man’s becoming infected by an H.I.V.-positive female partner, it is not...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   08-14-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Claire and Boys
I was 21 weeks at the time of my loss. I am...

I was 21 weeks at the time of my loss.

I am going to get a pregnancy test I think and just see what it says. If it's still + I will definitely be going back to my OB.
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   08-12-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Claire and Boys
Well, today has been spot free. I do wonder if...

Well, today has been spot free. I do wonder if maybe the bright red was a period as the spotting had really tapered off before that (even though I only had a couple of days completely spot-free)
...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   08-11-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Claire and Boys
I had a termination after a poor prenatal...

I had a termination after a poor prenatal diagnosis seven weeks ago on Friday. I won't go into the circumstances surrounding it. But I am still bleeding. I had bright red bleeding for the first...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-09-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By Claire and Boys
Ok, I have two sons. Both intact. We live in the...

Ok, I have two sons. Both intact. We live in the UK, where circumcision is unheard of apart from among religious groups, I believe the circ rate is something like 5% of newborns. Anyway, I don't...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-07-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,195
Posted By Claire and Boys
Quote: Originally Posted by Mama Metis...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mama Metis http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15681895)


Interesting point! In fact, the high...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-07-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,891
Posted By Claire and Boys
Common myth....

Common myth. http://www.circumstitions.com/sand.html
Forum: November 2010   06-29-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,749
Posted By Claire and Boys
Yes, it seems that outcomes are better in the US...

Yes, it seems that outcomes are better in the US than over here. The figures are quite different (even to 10-20% difference). They only started doing the Norwood in the mid 1990s here so the oldest...
Forum: November 2010   06-28-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,749
Posted By Claire and Boys
I have not been around for a while as we moved...

I have not been around for a while as we moved house and had no internet for the past month. Everything has been going okay with the pregnancy up until last week when we got some news to completely...
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