Re: Do you ever feel judged regarding not circumcising?
Originally Posted by ajane
None of the 4 times I was pregnant did any of the dr.'s or nurses EVER let me know that you didn't have to circ or give us the option. In fact at the birth classes we had to take with dd1 they never mentioned anything about non circ'ing or even what circ'ing is. In fact they sent around the consent forms and had all of us sign them even if we knew we were having a girl "just in case" it was a boy. Then it could be just taken care of and they wouldn't have to worry about the paperwork.
And this exactly is was makes me angry about the medical community. I think if we're going to consent to cutting off part of our child's body that isn't currently causing any problems, we ought to know exactly what it is, and why we're doing it. I