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Male circumcision a 'surgical vaccine'

The global fight against HIV/AIDS has found a powerful if unfashionable ally in male circumcision. Research into the spread of the virus in Africa has revealed a reduced rate...

Started by Jodi on 09/19/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 09/21/2010 by Jennifer


Female Circumcision 'Compromise' by AAP

"The academy's committee on bioethics released a new position paper last week, suggesting that doctors perform a "ritual nick" to prevent families from going overseas for full...

Started by Ez on 05/07/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 05/08/2010 by Jocelyn


Female Circumcision

Since we're always on about male circumcision......what about female? Female genital cutting (FGC), also known as female genital mutilation (FGM), female circumcision, or...

Started by Katherine on 12/12/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 04/26/2013 by Kelly


San Francisco to ban circumcision?

Wow, San Fran is on a roll with the banning! A few weeks ago San Francisco's Board of...

Started by Becky on 11/12/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 11/15/2010 by Ez


FGM, prostitution and 6 year olds...

"Internationally recognized days are meant to raise awareness of weighty topics. But what if your children are too young to handle them? A Toronto father says he was stunned to...

Started by Lady Heather on 09/14/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 02/12/2012 by Jen


The Case For Female Circumcision

Let's go another round on the circumcision debate. I know we've done this a million times before on COMs but I thought the following column offered an interesting angle. Full...

Started by Esther on 02/23/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 03/13/2010 by Lea


circumcised twice?

Has anyone needed to get their son recircumcised? We knew it was something we might have to consider from when he was born because he had alot of extra skin. So when we got it...


Getting the snip

Why is it that you carnt get your baby boy snipped anymore they tell me that its to much for a new born to handle the pain and that it will do some damage to the kid for life...

Started by Erin on 03/05/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 03/16/2011 by Katherine



I think I should circumcise my son and so does my husband but something feels wrong. I know my husband is the one that should decide since he actually has one and he's happy...

Started by Lizy on 01/22/2014 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 04/23/2014 by Baggins

Circumcision ban?

San Francisco might be proposing a ban a circumcision.... I, personally, absolutely, do not agree with circumcising a child. (My son is not) I also feel that most people with...


New Circumcision Research Thoughts? Does this change your mind if you were on the fence? What do you moms who are anti-circ...


Cornell & Female circumcision

What ever you want to call it. I know I was pro symbolic ritual nick but this is WAY beyond that & its being done here in the US...

Started by Sharon on 06/17/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 06/20/2010 by Jen


Pro-Circumcision a good decision

Not a debate. Just info on why circum. is a good choice. Don't start posting how bad it is and you chose not to blah blah blah. JUst info for the poeple that are for circum....


circumcision at birth

How many of you circumcised their baby at birth? Is it advisable to have the baby circumcised at birth or wait for a child to have it at preschool?


baby boys

do any of you moms know a hospital or doctor in mississippi that does circumcision for baby boys that does not charge like 300 dollars to get it done??

Started by Yesenia on 02/07/2010 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 02/13/2010 by Sara