Patti's Story

"He cried for maybe a minute and then was a content peaceful little boy. Mine, by the way is not a unique circ. story." [A mother commenting on an internet bulletin board.] I beg to differ with you on this one. I worked until recently for a family clinic and I have assisted in well over a hundred circumcisions and I will tell you that there was one (1!!!!!) baby that did not scream his head off, shake, etc. I would hold their little hands back as their legs were strapped down helplessly as they screamed in my ear and I wished I had earplugs!!!!! Maybe you don't think it's unique because parents are saying they [their babies] didn't feel pain to make themselves feel better for submitting their children to a needless, painful procedure. Patti.

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