"Your son's foreskin is too tight, it doesn't retract. He needs to be circumcised."  Below is a list of some of the things that doctors have said to parents in an attempt to convince them to agree to a circumcision. After each incorrect statement, I've given you the medical facts to help you understand what your doctor may not know about the intact penis and its care, and what you need to know to protect your child from unnecessary penile surgery.

Untold Facts on America's Most Widely Performed and Most Unnecessary Surgery. Great article on doctors jumping too quick to recommend circumcision.

Foreskin facts - Circumcision

FORESKIN FACTS Circumcision is a painful, risky, unethical surgery that deprives over a million boys each year of healthy, functional tissue, while wasting health care dollars that could be spent on medically necessary services.

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When Intact, Don't Retract. If Your Son Is Not Circumcised, Why You Should Beware The Well-Baby Check

If Your Son Is Not Circumcised... Beware the Well-Baby Check

Circumcised vs uncircumcised #dickjokes

Circumcised and Uncircumcised Penises: Unhooding the Issue - Slutty Girl Problems

peaceful parenting: Biblical Circumcision Information--Very good points about circumcision, including how it was done in the OT days vs how it's done today (and why it's done differently--the reason really shocked me) and the point about God creating our boys with foreskin if it wasn't meant to be there.  The only thing this article left out was how the foreskin cut off in hospitals is sold for use in cosmetics and other "collagen" uses.

Christianity & Circumcision Resources - It's amazing how many people have their baby boys circumcised for reasons such as wanting them to look like their dad.

Circumcised vs uncircumcised: A pediatrician breaks down the pros and cons of circumcision.

Circumcision Pros And Cons, According To A Pediatrician

Glad both of my boys are circumcised..health benefits of it vs uncircumsised. Also shows you how to care for the circumcised & uncircumcised.

At the current time, the scientific evidence is not strong enough for the AAP to recommend routine circumcision of all newborn boys. Instead, the AAP advises parents to learn the facts about circumcision and weigh the pros and cons.

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peaceful parenting: Intact or Circumcised: A Significant Difference in the Adult Penis

wow! I can't tell which is boy and girl~ This is the first trimester. The part that gets cut off during male circumcision is NOT so different from the part that gets cut off during female circumcision, also known as genital mutilation. This is a pretty interesting link.

peaceful parenting: FGM/MGM: Similar Attitudes & Misconceptions. The chart highlights similarities in attitudes and misconceptions about MGM (male genital mutilation) in the United States and FGM (female genital mutilation) in Africa.

The usual care for a circumcised baby involves petroleum jelly, which isn't good to use on cloth diapers. Here's how to use them while your baby is healing!

How To Use Cloth Diapers On A Circumcised Baby