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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-30-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,420
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: 47
Views: 5,420
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: 47
Views: 5,420
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: 47
Views: 5,420
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: 47
Views: 5,420
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: 47
Views: 5,420
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: 747
Views: 255,265
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: 4
Views: 429
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: 11
Views: 794
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: 182
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: 38
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: 104
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: 249
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: 747
Views: 255,265
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
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Views: 255,265
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....
Forum: Intact Care   01-15-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By hakunangovi
Great news! - I am so happy for your son. I can...

Great news! - I am so happy for your son. I can imagine the huge relief that he is feeling. I highly doubt that one episode of forced retraction will have done any damage. There are many intact...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-10-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By hakunangovi
I have long believed that the trauma of infant...

I have long believed that the trauma of infant circumcision has profound psychological ramifications. More so when no pain relief is administered, which until recently included all of them. The fact...
Forum: Intactivism   01-08-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By hakunangovi
Hey! I just noticed that you have a new LO -...

Hey! I just noticed that you have a new LO - Congratulations! I hope you are all doing well.

I sent a submission in to the CDC - not sure how to check that it was received and posted. I hope...
Forum: Intact Care   01-07-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By hakunangovi
First let me congratulate you on leaving your son...

First let me congratulate you on leaving your son whole, and more so for your determination to keep him that way!

The Urologist that you were sent to gave you bad advice, in my opinion. They...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-02-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 374
Posted By hakunangovi
Nice response !! This is one of the things that...

Nice response !! This is one of the things that really annoys me that they feel compelled to solicit surgery on newborn male genitalia. I think that if the medical staff were forbidden to ask, a...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-26-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 374
Posted By hakunangovi
Wonderful !! Lucky boy !! And kudos to you...

Wonderful !! Lucky boy !! And kudos to you for keeping him him whole !!
Forum: Intact Care   11-25-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By hakunangovi
That is such good news !! Incidentally,...

That is such good news !!

Incidentally, the www.drmomma.org website also has a list of intact friendly doctors, as does www.thewholenetwork.org .

I was also going to mention - and maybe you...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-25-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 374
Posted By hakunangovi
Penile cancer is extremely rare - approx one in...

Penile cancer is extremely rare - approx one in 100,000 - and as a PP it stated affects elderly men , who succumb to other ailments long before the cancer can have much affect. There is likely a...
Forum: Intact Care   11-20-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By hakunangovi
See post #41...

See post #41 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=41) on the "If you regret being circumcised post here" thread below in "The case against circumcision"
Forum: Intact Care   11-20-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By hakunangovi
OMG - PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE CANCEL THAT...

OMG - PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE CANCEL THAT APPOINTMENT. Your son is perfectly normal. The only problem he has is a doctor who is clueless about normal male genitalia. This is a uniquely North...
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