the costs of cutting
No professional organization of medical doctors anywhere in the world recommends routine infant circumcision, yet every year millions of newborn boys have their foreskins cut off. Some die as a result. Some experience surgical complications. All are left scarred for life.
If you're thinking about circumcising your son, read this book first.
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Jonathan Meddings is an Australian writer and human rights advocate. The author of more than 100 medical fact sheets and co-author of peer-reviewed scientific papers and market-leading biology textbooks, Jonathan leads The Darbon Institute, a charity working to protect and promote everyone’s right to bodily integrity and autonomy in Australia and New Zealand.
Throughout his career as a public policy professional, Jonathan has championed evidence-based health policy and defended the rights of vulnerable people and communities.
Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science with Honours and a Bachelor of Arts with majors in philosophy and politics.
Always quick to get to the point, Jonathan coaches the sport of fencing at Australia's premier fencing club.