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What parents should know about circumcision

Jonathan Meddings has a degree in medical science with honours from James Cook University in Townsville, Queensland and spoke at the 2014 International Symposium on Genital Autonomy and Children’s Rights in Boulder, Colorado. See what he has to say about … Continue reading

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Circumcision rate falling in New South Wales

The infant circumcision rate in New South Wales has been declining in recent years, despite contrary reports in the Sydney Morning Herald. As the following graph shows, the rate has dropped from 17.29% in the year to 30 April 2008 … Continue reading

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Circumcision: the doctor told me he wouldn’t feel a thing

It was once common for doctors to tell parents that babies don’t feel pain, in an attempt to make them feel more comfortable about circumcising their baby boys. If any parents still believe this nonsense I ask them to pinch … Continue reading

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