In the meantime, congrats to South Africa for setting an ambitious goal. Many parents are advised to forcibly retract the foreskin and clean underneath. I think nowadays more of my friends are opting not to circumcise. I do not think that circumcision is evil. Well, pathological phimosis can be due to anything from an unknown cause idiopathic to infection, inflammation to forced retraction or even eczema. The article was well balanced and cited pro-intact opinions as well.
My son is 4 years. The first time I can remember wanting to be circumcised was around six years of age, when my older brother told me what the difference between us two was. I am more fortunate by far than most men in regard to circumcision. My girlfriend forced me to be circumcised when I was 22 y. The issue is a personal one, between that parent and their son.
I don't have any links but I will look for some for you. Then he asked me if I jerked off, if I jizzed? I was going to be circumcised on December 18th. I was told that I would need to pee. In the long run, countries recognize that achieving universal 100% circumcision rates is best obtained by circumcising baby boys before the leave the hospital. He brushes aside any medical risks and even claims the surgery brings health benefits. My father worked a large amount of overtime and often was not around. Anonymous We didn't circ our boy.
Trying to insist that circumcision itself is bad can make some people defensive. Oh, and btw, obviously there were mother's on here putting an informed decision on why they did not get their son's penis circumcised and I accepted that information as well. This is so they will be able to decide, at an age of adult discretion, whether they wish to keep those body parts, or sacrifice them to some shadowy, desert deity from the ancient Middle East or to the greed driven coffers of the American medical industry. The head of the penis itself is like a template I use - after clipping, I ensure the skin is filed into a nice rounded shape that conforms to the curve of my belly. This is nothing more then an archic Middle Eastern religous tradistion that was trasnfered to the U. The American Academy of Pediatrics.
It is still an ongoing controversy, especially in the United States. The process will begin on April 11. A site specifically for circumcised British males. Regardless of the individual case. Younger patients generally have more discomfort. Many hindu men are Circumcised for various reasons.
What studies have they failed to read? If you choose to be jewish thats fine. Q: Would you recommend that other men who are curious about circumcision bring it up with their partners before or after making a decision? Not long after I joined the U. Especially the comment made by your mother. Please take it seriously and stop hanging up cabbage patch dolls with hemostats on circumstraints, or painting your damn crotch red and yelling at strangers. . The argument of having son look like daddy, in my personal opinion, is not valid to me. We had it done and have never second guessed our decision.
Q: Do you prefer men circumcised or intact? Female cutting cultures spout the same malarkey. If you are so worried about hygiene, do the research and teach him how to properly care for himself. I do know that the nurse, whose name I have long forgotten but who I will call Gail and, told me that my aunt Emma was concerned, wanted her to look at the cut to make sure it was healing well. I nearly asked a few times, but just never did. After all, we do have a strong anti-circumcision propaganda machine here that exerts inordinate pressure on medical societies and government agencies. This all came about after they were born. I am hindu boy but my penis is Circumcised.
The New York Times quoted the American Academy of Pediatrics when the new circumcision policy statement was released in 2012. The three major methods of circumcision are the , the , and the. Each one works by cutting off circulation to the foreskin to prevent bleeding when the doctor cuts the foreskin. Its the phobia that Jews and circumcised men have, that they will be a minority. Some friends did purely because Dad was. Perhaps it's as obvious as a clean-cut penis, but still another study -- reported below by Reuters Health -- confirms more problems caused by the useless foreskin: penis injuries.
Based on my concerned-mom observation, the very simple in-office circumcision procedure appeared to be no more painful than newborn shots. Sources: ; Suppose the procedure is pain-free, would that excuse it? It's just my thoughts on stuff, silly stories about my kids. Obviously I missed your original post on this subject. Rabbi Raphael Evers says this figure includes about 80 Jewish boys. From what I understand, now it is usually outpatient surgery. And many people can be educated and talked to and will change their minds. This was a very interesting piece.
What is your experience or opinion on circumcision? But you don't hear about daddy's shaving so that their sons aren't traumatized by the big difference. He was so welcoming to everyone. My husband and daughter 3yo love it there. The 100+ annual death toll of baby boys due to circumcision is very real. I'm glad I did though, because with all of your help and love I know that we're making the best decision for us. Since most circumcisions are not done for religious reasons, we were simply trying to let our readers know this topic is something they need to research and should discuss even before they have children.