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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-28-2011, 07:59 PM
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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-28-2011, 07:53 PM
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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-27-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By Crunchy Frog
Is there any kind of activism taking place...

Is there any kind of activism taking place against this?  I didn't even know about it until someone on another group I'm on found it after doing some googling.  It just seems like such a massive...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-26-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By Crunchy Frog
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2010/978924...

http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2010/9789241500753_eng.pdf
 
I don't know if this is the right place to be posting this, but it looks like they are rolling out a campaign to carry out...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-26-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,407
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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-21-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,141
Posted By Crunchy Frog
Yes, it is still painful.  And yes, you do see...

Yes, it is still painful.  And yes, you do see that arguement on other message boards and there is some kernel of truth to it. 
 
It is in fact now standard of care to use some kind of pain...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-17-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,879
Posted By Crunchy Frog
It sounds like this was a situation where some...

It sounds like this was a situation where some sort of intervention was warranted.  I am so glad that you found a good doctor and were able to go with the the least invasive type of intervention...
Forum: Infertility   12-16-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 20,657
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Forum: Infertility   12-15-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 20,657
Posted By Crunchy Frog
Wow, what a lot of embryos!  Congratulations. ...

Wow, what a lot of embryos!  Congratulations.
 
My twins were a result of FET.  I went through two rounds of IVF in my mid thirties specifically for the purpose of freezing all the embryos and...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   11-02-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,288
Posted By Crunchy Frog
Just wanted to say that I've been following your...

Just wanted to say that I've been following your story from the beginning and am amazed at your strength.

I think that you are going to be able to find some system that works for you, but you...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-24-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,685
Posted By Crunchy Frog
I actually never got asked, even though I was...

I actually never got asked, even though I was known to be carrying twin boys from 18 weeks on. I was kind of offended about it in a way.

If I were being asked at every appointment I would come up...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-24-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,783
Posted By Crunchy Frog
I'd be interested in knowing more about your...

I'd be interested in knowing more about your situation. What gestation were your babies born at? What were their weights/lenths? How long were they in the NICU and what sorts of issues did they...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-24-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By Crunchy Frog
First of all, congratulations on making it to at...

First of all, congratulations on making it to at least 34 weeks.

I don't think there's any reason why they shouldn't be able to nurse, though as has been said, it probably won't happen...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-22-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By Crunchy Frog
I don't know why they would be messing with the...

I don't know why they would be messing with the tip with a poopy diaper anyway. My sons are almost two and they have never gotten poop on the tips of their penises except each of them maybe once...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-19-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Crunchy Frog
Here is a very comprehensive article about...

Here is a very comprehensive article about proper care and protecting your son from medical ignorance. http://www.kindredcommunity.com/arti...actions/p/1253...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-13-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Crunchy Frog
The one from the AAP is no longer available on...

The one from the AAP is no longer available on the internet, but I do have a copy of it saved to my hard drive and I would be happy to email you a copy as an attachment if you want to PM me with...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-07-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,100
Posted By Crunchy Frog
You make decisions for them that you have to...

You make decisions for them that you have to make now. You have to eat when you're pregnant. You have to feed your babies something. These things have to be done now and have an immediate bearing on...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-05-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By Crunchy Frog
Just wanted to say congratulations on your son....

Just wanted to say congratulations on your son. My twins were born at exactly 33 wks 3 days too. They came home at 3 weeks; still very tiny, but healthy. They've been really healthy ever since and...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   09-29-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,600
Posted By Crunchy Frog
So glad to see you here and glad that your...

So glad to see you here and glad that your experience has given you a change of heart on circ. Heaven knows we need more pediatricians in this country who are intact friendly and knowledgeable about...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   09-20-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,265
Posted By Crunchy Frog
Remember, if anything ever comes up that seems...

Remember, if anything ever comes up that seems like a "problem" or a doc says he needs to be circed or wants to retract him, come here first.

Most things that look like "problems", especially to...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   09-19-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,880
Posted By Crunchy Frog
I don't know about younger uncircumcised boys....

I don't know about younger uncircumcised boys. I'm an uncircumcised woman and I got a horrible and intractible yeast infection when I was about a year old. I'm wondering if they shouldn't have just...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   09-16-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Crunchy Frog
What a horrible thing to have to deal with. In...

What a horrible thing to have to deal with. In my opinion there should never, ever be a circ performed on a baby who is in the NICU, period! If a baby is unstable or unwell enough to be in intensive...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   09-16-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,639
Posted By Crunchy Frog
Yulia, I had exactly the same thought while I...

Yulia, I had exactly the same thought while I was reading this. What would be the difficulty of simply putting an extra card on the bassinet, or an extra bracelet of a particular color on the baby...
Forum: Infertility   09-13-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By Crunchy Frog
I had a successful day 3 transfer. It was with...

I had a successful day 3 transfer. It was with embryos that had been frozen for 10 years, were thawed, and then grew out to the 3 day stage. Since there were only 4 embryos that made to 3 days, the...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   09-12-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By Crunchy Frog
My guess is that the vast majority of them in...

My guess is that the vast majority of them in this country are the product of medical ignorance.

I hope you will write a letter to that doctor on what you learned about what was actually going on...
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