iVillage Slideshow: To Circ or Not

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Registered: 05-15-2009
iVillage Slideshow: To Circ or Not
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Tue, 09-15-2009 - 12:32pm

To Circumcise or Not:  Moms Sound Off


Thank you all so much for your participation!  Here is our slideshow for anyone interested in taking a peek:


http://parenting.ivillage.com/slideshow/parenting/to_circumcise_or_not_moms_sound_off/1.html





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Registered: 07-16-2008
Tue, 09-15-2009 - 2:04pm
Some of the posts were good but couldn't iv find pro circ posts that didn't involve such blatant myths? The one where her son has a kidney condition so she did is a good example of a medically indicated circ, but saying his penis won't be pretty intact? Seriously?

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Registered: 12-17-2007
Tue, 09-15-2009 - 7:57pm
I realize you were not the Author who picked the posts to be representative in the linked slide show
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Registered: 03-15-2005
Tue, 09-15-2009 - 10:12pm

On the positive side, at least the 'reasons' presented by the pro-circ posters (excluding the

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iVillage Member
Registered: 07-02-2009
Tue, 09-15-2009 - 10:23pm

Jen,


Thank you for posting the slideshow here. I was surprised but pleased.


The comments seem to be a fair representation of the status quo in the US. And, of course, we have heard them all here, in debate.


The one factor that is blatantly and sadly missing among the replies (pro and anti)


CL - Circumcision Debate


"Education is the discovery of our own ignorance.

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-15-2009
Wed, 09-16-2009 - 9:24am

While I was reading through the threads, I noticed that the majority of those who chose to respond were on the anti side.

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-17-2007
Wed, 09-16-2009 - 7:00pm
The excuses we read over and over certainly are silly, Kristi. A procircers arsenal to debate with can be pathetic at best. The reason I hesitate to accept a congenital malady as a ligitimate doctor's excuse for removing the foreskin is because my experience tells me that the foreskin is blamed and thus removed for any condition that is even remotely connected to it. In my opinion medical professionals
iVillage Member
Registered: 07-02-2009
Wed, 09-16-2009 - 7:10pm

"I think it would be interesting to see a


CL - Circumcision Debate


"Education is the discovery of our own ignorance.

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-17-2007
Wed, 09-16-2009 - 7:33pm
Hi Jen,

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Registered: 01-07-2008
Wed, 09-16-2009 - 7:49pm

iVillage Member
Registered: 07-02-2009
Thu, 09-17-2009 - 7:56pm

"The survey would be interesting but would have to be placed in an area of heavy traffic."


Dick, Jen said


CL - Circumcision Debate


"Education is the discovery of our own ignorance.

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