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OMG, you did not just cut off a third of my baby’s blood supply?!

OMG, you did not just cut off a third of my baby’s blood supply?!

Your baby has just been born. Would you let someone draw their blood and remove 30% of their blood volume? It would be senseless and highly dangerous and to remove a third of the baby’s blood from their body before they were born, but doing this immediately after birth has become the norm. Continue reading

Ten reasons not to circumcise your baby

You’ve probably heard that circumcision rates have sharply and steadily fallen in the US, and in 2009 only about a third of baby boys in the US had their penises surgically altered… And you’ve probably heard all the reasons why circumcision is not medically necessary, and why most of the world doesn’t do this to … Continue reading