If an infant has not been circumcised and is left in their natural state, should you pull the foreskin back, yes or no?
The actual information is that you should NEVER retract an intact infant or boy until THEY have seperated and can retract on their own...but I am curious as to what YOU think should be done.
Asked by Anonymous at 10:07 PM on Feb. 1, 2009 in Kids' Health
The only person who should be pulling back the foreskin of a boy who is not circumcised is the boy to which the foreskin is attached! He is the only one who really knows how far it can retract without discomfort or pain. So many Americans (including doctors and nurses, unfortunately) are very ignorant about the care of the natural penis. They may know that an adult needs to rinse under his foreskin, but many people don't seem to realize that a baby/child's foreskin requires different care. Because so many people are ignorant about retraction, I tell any babysitter, doctor, or nurse who might be in my son's diaper region that I will file assault charges against them if they even try to retract his foreskin.
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