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The Plastibell circumcision technique

The plastibell technique is the most popular method for circumcision in Australia.This technique involves applying the plastibel devcie so that it restricts the blood flow to the foreskin until the tissue dies and drops off. It is similar to a controversial technique used in farming in Australia for docking an animal’s tail and castration, where a rubber band (elastrator) is used.

While the pro-cutting doctors will try to tell you that the risks are minimal, you should know that babies do die as a direct result of being circumcised by the Plastibell technique:

Ontario boy dies after complications from circumcision

Canada: Circumcision questioned following plastibell death

One myth about this technique is that it doesnt involve cutting. See this post from BubHub on the truth of what is involved.

More information can be found at the following links:

http://www.drmomma.org/2009/08/plastibell-infant-circumcision.html

http://www.drmomma.org/2012/03/plastibell-lie.html

Warning: graphical pictures of severe infections as a result of Plastibell circumcisions:

http://www.cirp.org/library/complications/woodside2/

http://www.drmomma.org/2009/11/massive-infection-takes-over-body-after.html

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