I found that the comments that factored most into out decision making process were from nurses/doctors and other parents. I felt that some comments came across as far to 'liberal crunchy' to have much weight in our final decision. And while I mean no disrespect, I am somewhat amazed that some men are putting effort into either stretching out their dick skin or trying to get some put back on.
In the end the biggest reasons for me were that: 'It is as mother nature intended' and that 'Most of the world leaves it alone.'
And having a European wife I have come to appreciate more European ways of thinking. Meaning that, not everything done in the US is the right way to do things. That other perspectives and bring fresh light on old subjects.
I will never eat steamers the same again.