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Saving Them the Pain of a Later Circumcision

July 6th, 2012 | 7 Comments

Debunking the myth that circumcision now is preferable to possible circumcision later.  MORE

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Our Circumcision Decision

May 3rd, 2011 | 16 Comments

It happened like this: we found out we were having a boy. Being who I am (a research fiend) I immediately started researching the ritualistic removal of the foreskin. I encountered the entire spectrum of opinions, from an aunt who said “Cut. Always cut.” to the guy on a blog comment thread who condemned me for leaving the final decision …  MORE

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When the Time Comes: The Circumcision Talk

December 16th, 2010 | 3 Comments

My son is circumcised. Not for a religious reason. Not as the result of an educated decision. My son is circumcised because this is exactly how much thought I gave it: Scene – Triage room in L&D, 35 weeks pregnant, checking for preterm labor Nurse: Let’s do your preadmission Me: Ok…….(skip ahead) Nurse: Do you know the sex? Me: It’s …  MORE

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Researching Circumcision, Part 3

October 11th, 2010 | 5 Comments

Circumcision does not prevent HIV/AIDS: “Transmission of HIV infection is caused by risky behaviors, such as multiple sex partners, failure to use condoms, and contaminated instruments or needles.”  MORE

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Researching Circumcision, Part 2

October 10th, 2010 | Leave a comment

Circumcision removes up to 80% of the penis’s skin. “Careful anatomical investigations have shown that circumcision cuts off more than 3 feet of veins, arteries, and capillaries, 240 feet of nerves, and more than 20,000 nerve endings. The foreskin’s muscles, glands, mucous membrane, and epithelial tissue are destroyed, as well.”  MORE

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Researching Circumcision, Part 1

October 10th, 2010 | Leave a comment

Even though infant circumcision is still referred to as a “routine” aspect of newborn care, as many as 46% of expectant parents are not given any information on the procedure by their doctors. What’s worse? Over 82% “of parents in the first six months of their baby boy’s life regretted the decision they made about circumcision.” 1 This article is …  MORE

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They Judge My Children Because of Me

March 25th, 2013 | 5 Comments

I expected judgement for some of my choices, but I didn’t anticipate that some people would also judge my children negatively.  MORE

Posted in Attachment Parenting, Balance, Belief, Gentle Discipline, Parenting Philosophies

Wordless Wednesday: Intactivism

September 5th, 2012 | 6 Comments

This week we asked you to share intactivism with us. Read more about Circumcision/Keeping Your Baby Intact on our resource page. Link up!  MORE

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NPN Volunteers Share Their Stories about Genital Integrity

August 27th, 2012 | 3 Comments

In light of today’s updated position statement about circumcision from the American Academy of Pediatrics, several of the volunteers of NPN share their personal stories, insights, and knowledge about circumcision.  MORE

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May 26th, 2012 | 22 Comments

Karen Ranzi is a leading expert in the field of nutrition and child development, with over 15 years of experience. Her book, Creating Healthy Children, Through Attachment Parenting and Raw Foods, is an informative, and empowering book; giving you all the knowledge you need to raise healthy and emotionally supported children.  MORE

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