Well-Child appointments: Do they REALLY have to examine his testicles every visit?
I didn't even think about it with DS1 when at every well-child check-up the CPNP would pull of his diaper and view his boy bits from different angles while also giving them a quick feel. It was always quite professional and never a cause for concern.
Fast-forward nearly two years.
With DS2, I was immediately bothered by the genital exam at his first post partum check. It's the same practitioner, and I still really like her. It just seemed so personally invasive!
We've chosen not to bother with every well-child check (why pay over $200 for them to tell us our child is healthy and growing great?!), but I'm curious what will happen when we do go back and I tell her we don't want her to do the genital exam unless we notice a problem and bring it to her attention.
Has anyone refused the genital exam for your son at well-child appointments? How did it go over with your practitioner?