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We need to talk… about looking “like Dad.”"So you’re having a baby boy and you’re thinking of circumcising him so that he’ll look like his father? Let’s examine that a little deeper.There are many ways and many reasons a child might not look like his father. If your child’s skin tone is darker than his father’s, will you seek to lighten his skin? If his nose is a different shape, will you sch
edule him for a rhinoplasty? What if their eyes are a different color?Or beyond the typical, what if your son’s father was born with one arm and your son has two? I realize this is not the same as something typical like different colored eyes, but think about what circumcision really is - it’s the surgical removal of healthy tissue. Would you have healthy tissue surgically removed from your son to make him look more like his father? Why not an arm?Did dad lose a toe to frost-bite? Should his son have to lose a toe as well? How about dad’s appendix? Or his gallbladder? Or his wisdom teeth? Should we surgically alter his son to match?Look. Either your son is going to look like his father or he isn’t. And his penis will be the last place anyone goes to check on the resemblance. I mean really, wouldn’t you rather have someone say “Oh, he has your eyes!” than “Oh, he has your penis!” when making father-son comparisons? I’d frankly be pretty offended. Have you seen the size of an infant penis?”http://saving-babies.blogspot.ca/2012/06/we-need-to-talk-about-looking-like-dad.html

We need to talk… about looking “like Dad.”
"So you’re having a baby boy and you’re thinking of circumcising him so that he’ll look like his father? Let’s examine that a little deeper.

There are many ways and many reasons a child might not look like his father. If your child’s skin tone is darker than his father’s, will you seek to lighten his skin? If his nose is a different shape, will you sch

edule him for a rhinoplasty? What if their eyes are a different color?

Or beyond the typical, what if your son’s father was born with one arm and your son has two? I realize this is not the same as something typical like different colored eyes, but think about what circumcision really is - it’s the surgical removal of healthy tissue. Would you have healthy tissue surgically removed from your son to make him look more like his father? Why not an arm?

Did dad lose a toe to frost-bite? Should his son have to lose a toe as well? How about dad’s appendix? Or his gallbladder? Or his wisdom teeth? Should we surgically alter his son to match?

Look. Either your son is going to look like his father or he isn’t. And his penis will be the last place anyone goes to check on the resemblance. I mean really, wouldn’t you rather have someone say “Oh, he has your eyes!” than “Oh, he has your penis!” when making father-son comparisons? I’d frankly be pretty offended. Have you seen the size of an infant penis?”

http://saving-babies.blogspot.ca/2012/06/we-need-to-talk-about-looking-like-dad.html