We Bought the Whole Story

By Jennifer (1999)

I so regret having my son cicurmcised, and how I wish I'd been better informed about the practice. He's going to be one year old, and if there's one thing I can do for Jordan, it will be to explain to him why NOT to circumcise his own children.

My husband and I were told that it would "prevent infection", and being inexperienced, naive, and really into 'listening to our doctor', we bought the whole story without really asking any questions.

I'm told there's a book called "Uncircumcising Without Surgery" ["The Joy of Uncircumcising!" by Jim Bigelow, Ph.D], and I'm planning on giving a copy to my son when he's older. Scott and I have learned so much since I was pregnant and had Jordan- we're going all natural next time, and the doctors will only be called in case of emergency. I know that if we are blessed with another son, he will not be cicurmcised. Thanks for listening."

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