sad mother circumcised her son and regrets it

“… I’m angry at myself.  I’m angry at our society that condones and promotes this genital mutilation… I just now realized that my son’s circumcision wounded me as well as him.  I carry his pain as well as my guilt,” said one mother. Not only is circumcision damaging to a baby’s physical and emotional health,…

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Crying baby

After examining the lives of 342,877 boys born in Denmark between 1994 and 2003, researchers found that circumcised boys are more likely than intact boys to develop Autism Spectrum Disorder. The study, published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine in January 2015, was conducted by Professor Morten Frisch in collaboration with statistician Jacob…

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circumcision

After discovering that the trauma from circumcision permanently altered the baby’s brain in regions associated with reasoning, perception and emotions, the researchers were threatened to destroy their results or face legal action and immediate dismissal. As a graduate student working in the Department of Epidemiology at Kingston General Hospital, Paul D. Tinari, Ph.D. was approached by…

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Male circumcision has not only developmental and lifelong emotional consequences for the man, but several studies uncover the negative impact of male circumcision on female sexuality. The mutilation and removal of the foreskin from a baby boy’s genitals has lifelong repercussions for his physical and emotional well being, and also for all relationships and female…

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pregnant birth

Birth under midwife-led care means there is far less chance of being asked or forced against your will to undergo dangerous medical interventions such as episiotomies, caesareans, forced inductions, and use of forceps or ventouse. Under the guidance of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, National Health Services says that 45% of births…

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Giving birth

Giving birth in a hospital is something that’s riddled with uncertainty for those who haven’t been through the process.   This article was designed to shed light on those uncertainties and eliminate any fear you may have surrounding the issue.  Also keep in mind, the hospital isn’t the only place you can have birth.  For what…

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