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MOMVERSATION.COM: Is circumcision wrong?

This video is great. It’s not particularly substantive, but it puts on display the emotional struggle infant circumcision inflicts on thoughtful mothers. Alice Bradley (finslippy.com) looks pained by her decision despite her protests to the contrary. I see her defense … Continue reading

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BUSINESSWEEK: Two reviews of the circumcision literature offer starkly different views

Businessweek published a brief review of the current debate on infant circumcision yesterday. Not surprisingly, American researchers largely dismiss any concerns while Australian researchers consider the psychological and complication rate more worthy of consideration. A short excerpt: In general, “there … Continue reading

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DEBATE: Should South Africa pursue a mass circumcision drive?

“Opt out” of circumcision at birth? Who exactly is doing the opting? “Thirty years from now we’ll be so glad we did it.” Who will be glad? The government? Surely not the individual who loses his foreskin and still becomes … Continue reading

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