(Closed) If you’re having a boy, will you get him circumsized?

posted 8 years ago in Babies
  • poll: Will you circ your son?
    Yes : (150 votes)
    64 %
    No : (54 votes)
    23 %
    Not sure : (32 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
    792 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    nope, luckily my husband and I are in full agreement on this one.

    Post # 4
    7152 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Yes, I am. It;s alot easier to keep clean..in turn sanitary.

    Post # 5
    493 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    Yes. I am entirely anti-turtleneck in all aspects of my life, thankyouverymuch.

    Post # 6
    2208 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Ugh. I think it is unnecessary, and I understand the ethical arguments against it, but I think, as a woman, it is more asthetically pleasing, and I don’t want to impact his future sex life negatively. Sooo…I don’t know. Fiance is, but FBILs are not. I might just need to get their honest perspectives on it.

    Post # 8
    6009 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    Yes, we’ll do it before we leave the hospital.  We’ve done the research on why it’s not medically necessary and the possible complications of doing/not doing it.  I feel pretty good about our decision to circumcize.

    Post # 9
    14186 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    Heck yes. Man parts are floppy enough =]

    Post # 10
    493 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    AHAHAH floppy!

    The Mister and I are really in agreement on this one. Definitely at the hospital before we leave.

    Post # 11
    554 posts
    Busy bee

    Yes, I am pretty religious so its not even a question for me.

    Post # 12
    4465 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I’ve never heard of NOT doing it.  So, yes.

    Post # 13
    773 posts
    Busy bee

    No, we both consider it genital mutilation, and there is significant evidence that it is unnecessary.

    Post # 14
    1508 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I don’t know since I’m not pregnant yet, it will probably be another year before we try. My FH is not circumised so he believes that a baby boy should not be circed. I on the  other hand I’m not sure. I will say that my baby nephew’s boy part looked like raw meat after the procedure was done in the hospital.

    Post # 15
    3125 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    i understand the ethical arguments, but I feel like a little boy would want to look like their father.  At least around here, it’s very common, and i wouldn’t want to cause future stress or heartache. I know that someday the person may be upset that it was done, but i think that the chances of that are SO much tinier than the hurt feelings about having body parts different than his family and peers.

    Post # 16
    2144 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I voted not sure since it’s not really something I’ve researched (and I wont be researching it until I actually get pregnant and it’s confirmed that we’re having a boy lol). My husband is, and I think my brothers are. I know there isn’t much of a medical reason, but I wouldn’t want him to feel self consious about it or anything. I think in this case, my husband’s opinion would have a little more weight to it than mine since I can’t really relate so I think he’ll kind of get the final decision with this.

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