Does science support infant circumcision?

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5/5 (1) Abstract According to Brian Morris (2013), “Science supports infant circumcision” and “so should skeptics.” It would be more accurate to say that ‘Brian Morris supports infant circumcision,’ and that skeptics can think for themselves. In this paper, we … Read More

Commentary on American Academy of Pediatrics 2012 Circumcision Policy Statement

4/5 (1) By the staff of Doctors Opposing Circumcision Doctors Opposing Circumcision has reviewed the two-page American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2012 Circumcision Policy Statement1 and the accompanying thirty-page electronically-published “technical report” entitled Male Circumcision.2 The Circumcision Policy Statement was … Read More

Cultural Bias in the AAP’s 2012 Technical Report and Policy Statement on Male Circumcision

5/5 (3) by Frisch, M., Aigrain, Y., Barauskas, V., Bjarnason, R., Boddy, S., Czauderna, P., de Gier, R.P.E., de Jong, T.P.V.M., Fasching, G., Fetter, W., Gahr, M., Graugaard, C., Greisen, G., Gunnarsdottir, A., Hartmann, W., Havranek, P., Hitchcock, R., Huddart, … Read More

Response to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Circumcision Policy Statement

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Response to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Circumcision Policy Statement 2012 Also available here. (full text below) Response to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Circumcision Policy Statement The endless search for a medical benefit of circumcision, from treating … Read More

Revised male infant circumcision policy: A disservice to Americans

Also available at http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/130/3/585.short/reply#pediatrics_el_55563 by Christopher L. Guest, Co-Founder, Children’s Health & Human Rights Partnership The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revised statement on male infant circumcision claims “the benefits of circumcision may exceed the risk of complications” but the AAP fails to … Read More

Being honest about medical involvement that contravenes “first of all, do no harm”

From the replies to the AAP 2012 Circumcision Policy Statement by Susan Bewley, Professor of Obstetrics and Sarah Strandjord, Professor of Pediatrics Kings College, London Following the retraction of its policy on female genital mutilation in 2010 (1,2,3,4), the American Academy of … Read More

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