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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-25-2016, 07:24 PM
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Posted By bugmenot
Apparently, he was about 5-6 weeks preemie.. :( ...

Apparently, he was about 5-6 weeks preemie.. :(

Someone else said that sleeping by a year isn't a milestone of sorts.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-25-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By bugmenot
Vent time

Circumcised baby of person I know hit 11 months today and is sleeping through the night "on occasion."

I'm sure there's a link, even though there not necessarily may be.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-19-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,026
Posted By bugmenot
Still believing the "teachings" of Wakefield,...

Still believing the "teachings" of Wakefield, huh?

http://deadstate.org/this-comic-strip-is-the-definitive-smackdown-to-anti-vaxxers-everywhere/
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-02-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,562
Posted By bugmenot
All good ideas. If you have a landline...

All good ideas.


If you have a landline (home phone), you can make them call you from there. It'll show up on your cell phone caller ID as the home phone, so you know they actually made it home,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-02-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,502
Posted By bugmenot
He's 14. It's probably just a phase.

He's 14. It's probably just a phase.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-02-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,704
Posted By bugmenot
Well said. Tell him it's perfectly normal and the...

Well said. Tell him it's perfectly normal and the door should be locked. With that said, you should also knock before entering...just a common courtesy.

I've noticed that, at least in some cases,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-11-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,201
Posted By bugmenot
Well said. If the medical community is...

Well said.

If the medical community is neutral, then why not keep it as God/nature/other being designed it and let the child make the decision regarding his own bod when he is emotionally mature...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-04-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,699
Posted By bugmenot
Oh wow... I haven't been here in a while, but...

Oh wow... I haven't been here in a while, but just saw the notification for the thread, but....

Someone I know just had a baby boy and yeah, there's occasionally one or two you just can't save, so...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-22-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,334
Posted By bugmenot
Well said. Your son, original poster, should...

Well said.

Your son, original poster, should be the first person to retract it. If he tugs away (making it longer), as babies and young kids sometimes do, that's ok. As an infant/young child, as...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-20-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,334
Posted By bugmenot
Well said. It's not your brother's body. If...

Well said.

It's not your brother's body. If something is not absolutely 100% medically necessary in order for either improvement of life or survival, there is absolutely no reason to have it done....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-03-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,699
Posted By bugmenot
A totally honest question I'm wondering

I have the feeling that a lot of people that chose to mutilate their babies go about a diaper change with minimal cleaning around the glans, if they clean that area at all.

Do they really check...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-23-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By bugmenot
Good point.   I've seen "regular" or...

Good point.
 
I've seen "regular" or "regular unleaded" more and more frequently, or maybe I'm just imagining it. Just like with anything else, it takes a loooooooooooooong time to change the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-26-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By bugmenot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by hakunangovi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1367649/good-vibes#post_17364020)

Good for you for opening...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-21-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By bugmenot
I hate to call shenanigans, and I'll certainly...

I hate to call shenanigans, and I'll certainly eat my words if I'm wrong, but why does this thread remind me of this:
 
http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1375632/my-poor-boys
 
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-21-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By bugmenot
Update:   The baby boy was born via...

Update:
 
The baby boy was born via c-section at a hospital last Wednesday and taken home on Saturday following a "standard three-day wait following a c-section." I put this in quotes because I'm...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-20-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,018
Posted By bugmenot
I think it depends on the situation. Sometimes,...

I think it depends on the situation. Sometimes, "all rights" are signed away. I've heard of cases where you can write "DO NOT CIRCUMCISE" in the agreement. In these cases, the birth parents would...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-17-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,939
Posted By bugmenot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Lazurii http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1381458/explaining-circumcision-to-a-3-year-old#post_17327421)
We...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-17-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By bugmenot
Quote:  LOS ANGELES — Circumcision is known to...

Quote: 
LOS ANGELES — Circumcision is known to reduce a man’s risk of HIV infection by at least half, but scientists don’t know why.
A new study offers support for the theory that removing the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-15-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 280,713
Posted By bugmenot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mitchell756 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-15-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 280,713
Posted By bugmenot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by karmal2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-15-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By bugmenot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mitchell756 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1372128/fgm-in-usa#post_17232248)

I suspect that the reason...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-12-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By bugmenot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by A&A http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1372128/fgm-in-usa#post_17229406)

Up until 1976, Blue Shield (insurance...
Forum: Intact Care   01-12-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,542
Posted By bugmenot
It's quite possible that he has intact friends...

It's quite possible that he has intact friends and doesn't know about it, as they could be as concerned/ashamed/embarrassed about it as he is. Perhaps the mom should casually ask the moms of his...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-12-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By bugmenot
I know very little about it, but I understand it...

I know very little about it, but I understand it was made illegal in 95 or 96.

Before then, was it mainly just African immigrants having it done? I sometimes wonder how many American girls...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-29-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By bugmenot
They seem like really forward-thinking people....

They seem like really forward-thinking people. They're preferring to use real terms instead of slang words for body parts with their other child, which is leading to some akward/funny conversations,...
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