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  1. The Case Against Circumcision
    Today I was visiting my cousins from NC & one of them, Z, saw one of the dogs railed was docked then asked about it. Later on in private I explained what they do to dogs, & he said it sounded dumb. I then said it did & I don't understand why some people circumcise babies. He didn't say...
  2. Intact Care
    Hi all I’m very new to all this but have been reading some old posts on this topic. So my son is almost 7 and has never been able to retract his foreskin I’m a single mother so know nothing really about this, for the last few months he’s been complaining of burning after urination.. I’ve been to...
  3. The Case Against Circumcision
    My cousin & her husband are going to have a kid!!! Still not sure of sex, but I planted seeds today! It's about time for break to be over... Back to the kids that ain't mine but are for 6 hrs!! 😊 Please research research research.... Vaccines & circumcision are big for me. Foreskin isn't...
  4. The Case Against Circumcision
    I was married to a Oneness Pentecostal & circumcision came up frequently. She even said 'you're mom said you woulda been cut if you'd not been born a preemie, & I just feel lime, if we don't, something bad will happen'. That, plus her mom ( who had a mouth like you wouldn't BELIEVE... I wasn't...
  5. Baby
    The decision to circumcise your son is a personal one, and one that's no longer 'the' thing to do just because you have a baby boy. More and more mamas are choosing to keep their sons intact, and more medical professionals have opinions about it as well. What does one pediatric urologist think...
  6. Baby
    Unlike in Europe, where circumcision rates are low, the procedure is the most common surgery in the United States. A new documentary, American Circumcision, aims to examine the highly divisive topic. For the last century or so, neonatal circumcision has been the most common surgery in the...
  7. Baby
    An article in the United Kingdom's The Times Newspaper is causing quite a stir as it makes the claim that more and more Jewish people are choosing to hold off on circumcising their sons, as is the custom in Jewish tradition. It's a tradition that goes back as long as the Jewish people do -...
  8. Other
    Iceland may become the first European country to ban male circumcision. A fierce debate is raging in Iceland, as new legislation is being considered that would impose a six-year jail term for anyone who circumcises a child for non-medical reasons. The bill, which is currently before the...
  9. Baby
    New motherhood is an emotional time, but family disagreeing with your choices makes it even harder. Circumcision is a delicate topic. When I found out we were expecting our first son, my heart flowed with joy and excitement. Soon, I encountered the circumcision topic. To be honest, it was a...
  10. Baby
    Enedina ***** put a picture of her six-month-old daughter on Facebook with a pasted diamond stud on the baby's dimple. The caption stated that she could do what she wants with her child, along with a few hashtags such as #HumanRights and #Intactivism. As you might imagine, the picture ignited a...
  11. Preteens and Teens
    Wow, it has been years since I have posted in mothering and I feel like I've found a long-lost friend! I am hoping someone can help me with resources for issues with uncircumcised penises in growing boys. I have two sons ages 9 and 11. The older one has a sore or abrasion on his penis where...
  12. Intact Care
    I have 5 boys all intact. Well, my 4 yr old used to be able to retract his foreskin. We have never ourselves or anyone else allowed his foreskin to be retracted. Only he has done so. Well, last night he screamed in pain when he went pee. We asked him to show us where it hurts. Well, his penis is...
  13. Intactivism
    An opportunity that might appeal to appropriately qualified and knowledgeable readers to study the ethical issues in circumcision-for-HIV-prevention research: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/researchfunding/newsletter/2015/Pages/0902.aspx#or02 Excerpt:
  14. Activism and News
    http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=CDC-2015-0045-0001 (There is a blue 'Comment Now' button in the top right-hand corner of the screen. You can upload documents if 5000 characters in insufficient space). Excerpt: We have several threads over at F-R.net tagged skepticism which might...
  15. Intactivism
    http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=CDC-2015-0045-0001 (There is a blue 'Comment Now' button in the top right-hand corner of the screen. You can upload documents if 5000 characters in insufficient space). Excerpt: We have several threads over at F-R.net tagged skepticism which might...
  16. The Case Against Circumcision
    Seems to be clear association between penile cancer and not being circumcised. These two pieces that I found from searching are the best two that I have seen that put the issue into context http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3139859/...
  17. Intactivism
    Summary of HHS/NIH proposals to enhance transparency of Clinical trial results HHS and NIH take steps to enhance transparency of clinical trial results This is a more advanced 'Call to Action' post, but for those sufficiently versed in statistics, medical science or another related discipline...
  18. The Case Against Circumcision
    Hello everyone! I joined this forums back in 2008. I became fairly active and at some point someone had mentioned some alarming (to me!) information about circumcision. I immediately thought there was no way that what they had said could be true. I decided immediately that I needed to go...
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