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Circumsiced.

Is it bad to not have your son circumsiced? HELP!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:36 PM on Jul. 1, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Nope. Think about it this way, if all little boys are born with something then why do we cut it off? it's normal and obviously supposed to be there. You just have to teach him good hygiene which is good anyways.
    qwertykat

    Answer by qwertykat at 4:38 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • It's wonderful to leave your boy(s) intact. Cosmetic surgery on an infant?
    mamakirs

    Answer by mamakirs at 4:41 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • It's a personal choice, its not bad either way, just decide whats best for you & your child
    finallyamom40

    Answer by finallyamom40 at 4:43 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • http://www.circinfo.net/

    http://www.circinfo.com/benefits/bmc.html

    Neither choice is bad. Here's a couple links to help you with some research.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:47 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • It is not nessicarly a bad thing however it i=usually has to be done at sometime. It is a lot harder on them to have it done when they are older.
    abbibaileylily

    Answer by abbibaileylily at 4:48 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • One thing I found interested while reading on those links is that the bacteria that can be in the foreskin is what causes cervical cancer in women, and can be passed through intercourse. YIKES!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:49 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • http://home.comcast.net/~iloveme/WEBPAGES/CAST/ANTICIRC/ANTICIRC.htm

    http://www.nocirc.org/
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:50 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I should add that most of the research talking about foreskins passing along std's has been disproved. You can always teach your son to use a condom. Plus when they do the surgery as infants they usually dont give them anything for it. As adults they can get sedatin and pain management. There is just a lot of misinformation out there so make sure your sources are credible.
    qwertykat

    Answer by qwertykat at 4:51 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • "You can always teach your son to use a condom."

    What if he's married he and his spouse choose to procreate?

    The cervical cancer one isn't from an STD, it's from simple bacteria in an uncircumcised penis.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:53 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • http://www.mothersagainstcirc.org/
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:54 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

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