Since this is the forum that I did my first post on and the one that I continue to visit most often. I wanted my
post to be here. I also wanted to take the time to thank you all so much for not only being here for me when I needed help the most, but for being here for all the other parents.
When I decided years ago (before I even decided to have kids) to leave any sons I may have intact. I didn't know that there was any others out there that didn't do it. I felt all alone, but I just knew deep within my heart that no person deserved to loose something they were born with. I felt that if it was there at birth it was there for a reason. Even after hearing about what my mom went thru with my brother, I still couldn't imagine cutting on any baby to prevent a future problem. Now that I have found here and know that what happened to my brother was not a problem with his foreskin it was a problem with the Dr who decided he needed to be "fixed." It is great to know that my instincts about it were 100% right.
I am forever thankful to the woman on another site who gave me the link to MDC. (the board I visited made her remove the link shortly after
) I shudder to think what may have happened to ds had I not known to protect him from the ped's who don't know how to deal with intact genitals.
I look forward to the day when the USA no longer allows MGM surgery on helpless infants. When we can take our sons to the Dr without fear of them being hurt or hearing the words "Needs to be circed" for the most ridiculous reasons. Thanks to MDC and the people who post here I think it will happen sooner rather than later.
I am not very good with words and I have a hard time expressing myself but I want all of you all to know how much this place has meant to me. It can be a hard place to visit and can really get me all tore up inside but it can also make me dance in my chair with joy when I read the posts that thank us for helping them see what a barbaric practice MGM is.