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 MOTHERS AGAINST CIRCUMCISION
LINKS TO MAKING THE DECISION


You're Having a Baby!

Mothering Magazine's Where is My Foreskin? The Case Against Circumcision
Circumcision Methods GRAPHIC PHOTOS
Many doctors suggest that parents should:
Observe a Circumcision Before You Decide
Mothers Who Observed Circumcision
Circumcision Consent Form - everything you need to know if considering this procedure.
FAQ About Infant Circumcision
Men's Health Separated at Birth: Did Circumcision Ruin Your Sex Life?
       *Be patient during loading. Includes numerous pictures.*
US News Circumcision is no longer automatic: Rethinking a Custom
Nurturing Magazine Should You Circumcise Your Newborn Son?
American Baby "The Circumcision Decision"
See what Dr. Dean Edell thinks
What I Wish I Had Known

8/6/02Newsflash Fox News Channel Routine Procedure or Child Abuse?
8/1/02 Men's News Daily Circumcision Case to Proceed to Trial
Foreskins For Sale "Human foreskins are in great demand for any number of commercial enterprises, and the marketing of purloined baby foreskins is a multimillion-dollar-a-year industry."
Some infants are circumcised without authorization against their parents' wishes:
Instructions for Non-Circumcision Notification Form
Find out how you can protect your son and your decision.

Circumcision is Painful
CNN Circumcision Study Halted Due to Trauma
Strong warning against the use of Prilocaine and EMLA cream
The Birth of Pain by Maria Fitzgerald

Circumcision is Rarely Needed Later in Life
Which is Worse - Adult or Infant Circumcision?
     (...Or do You Think He'll Need it When He's Old?)
Circumcision in Adulthood


America is alone in circumcising most males:
82% of the World’s Men are Intact
Circumcision: A Riddle of American Culture by Reed D. Riner, Ph.D

Like Father, Like Son
Foreskin is Easy to Clean

Cleaning Inspections Not Required - or - Smegma is Beneficial Not Bad
Taking Baby Home Intact -What You Need to Know
Avoid the risks of invasive inspections.
Provide your doctor with an
Intact Care Agreement

Information Sheet for Intact Boys
Voices Intact Circumcision Education for Parents & Teens
Newborns: Care of the Uncircumcised Penis by the American  Academy of Pediatrics
FAQ about Your Son’s Intact Penis

Medical Issues

Penile & cervical cancers, urinary tract infections and STDS
Urinary Tract Infections Rarely Caused by Foreskin
Sexually Transmitted Diseases & Sexual Dysfunction
Ballooning & Tight Foreskin (Phimosis)-Personal Accounts-Non-Surgical Remedies
Conservative Treatment of Primary Phimosis in Adolescents
Cultural Bias and the UTI Circumcision Controversy
HIV, AIDS, STDs, UTIs, Balanitis, Cervical & Penile Cancers & Hygiene
Balanitis, Bacterial Vaginosis and other Genital Conditions
CHICAGO (AP) Circumcision doesn't protect against STDs
Typical Circumcision Reasons Eliminated
AAP Task Force Re-Examining Routine Infant Circumcision
Position Statements of Medical Societies in English Speaking Countries
Historical Medical Quotes
More Opinions from Medical Books, Encyclopedias, Doctors

Common & Not-So-Common Complications


Circumcision that Didn't Heal Kills Boy Oct. 20, 1998, Cleveland, OH
Details & photos showing different types of damage (not usually apparent until adulthood)
Complications of Circumcision at the Circumcision Information & Resource Pages
Chapter 11, Complications of Circumcision from Circ: The Painful Dilemma, by Rosemary Romberg
The Circumcision Problem: Inertia of the Scientific Community
by James L. Snyder, M.D., F.A.C.S. - "The events that galvanized me into becoming active in this question were the children I encountered in my urologic practice who had had a bad result from circumcision."
Remaining Foreskin Reattaching
Hypospadias:  Contra-Indication to Circumcision
Horror Stories prepared by Fathering Magazine.
Be aware that many doctor induced complications that can occur from circumcision.
The Inconspicuous Penis (also called Buried or Retracted Penis)
Attorneys for the Rights of the Child "works to change the legal standard to permit legal relief for males circumcised as children who later discover harm from their circumcision or who feel their civil and human rights were violated by a circumcision they did not choose."
Know Your Rights!
Legal Remedies for Penile Torts by David J. Llewellyn, Attorney

The Foreskin Has Value

Benefits of Being Intact by George Denniston
Anatomy of the Penis, Mechanics Of Intercourse  This site removes any doubt that the foreskin plays a substantial role in sexuality. The page also lists the 12 Functions of the Foreskin clearly eliminating the common belief that the foreskin is just a small piece of skin with no purpose.
"The 33 foreskin photos are enlightening. They show what circumcised males are missing. ....I am saddened to further realize what I've never know."
For additional photos, showing differences, CLICK HERE
Pictures of noncircumcised penises.
Full body pictures of men who are noncircumcised.

For Man and his Mate,
Which Sex is Better -- Cut or Uncut?

Personal accounts from both men and women who've experienced sex both ways.  You can also provide your own personal account through the link above. 

The Sexual Preference for a Circumcised Penis and its Disadvantages
Sexual Advantages to Remaining Intact
Sexually Transmitted Diseases & Sexual Dysfunction
Ending Circumcision: Where Sex and Violence First Meet
Circumcision is not a Cure for Premature Ejaculation
 Men Who are Glad to be Intact

Male Sexuality and the Anatomy of the Foreskin GRAPHIC PHOTOS

Discovering Circumcision Feelings
Foreskin Restoration Sites

Chymmlt Foreskin Restoration Site
Foreskin Restoration Page
Foreskin Restoration Personal Journal
Non-surgical Foreskin Restoration

History of Non-Religious Circumcision
Religious Circumcision


Questioning Circumcision: The Jewish Perspective, by Ronald Goldman, Ph.D.
Questioning Jewish Circumcision -- Jewish Associates of Circumcision Resource Center
The Jewish Roots of Anti-Circumcision Arguments by Lisa Braver Moss
Religious Traditions and Circumcision by Gerald A. Larue
Alternative Bris Support Group - Fathering Magazine
Prime Cut, an article about Rabbi Michael Rovinsky, Dallas Observer Online
Redaction of the Decalogue: Circumcision and the Sacrifice
Paul's Answer to Circumcision -- A Brief Survey of the Book of Galations

Male & Female Circumcision

Similarities in Attitudes and Misconceptions toward Infant Male Circumcision in North America and Ritual Female Genital Mutilation in Africa by Hanny Lightfoot-Klein
Is there a difference?
The FGM Research Homepage
How is Female Circumcision Trivialized?
Female Circumcision: Indications & a New Technique
This *GRAPHIC* 1959 medical journal article reveals how American medicine condoned female circumcision with arguments similar to those still used today to justify male circumcision.


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Circumcision Resource Center
Circumcision Information & Resource Pages
NOCIRC

Circumcision Web
Circumcision: the Virtual Journal
Doctors Opposing Circumcision

NOHARMM
In Memory of the Sexually Mutilated Child

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Last Update: 8/30/02