For centuries, baby circumcision has been practiced. It has always been considered a very important ceremony, where the baby’s foreskin gets cut off for some religious reason. It’s a rite of passage for your baby, and a symbolic event of removing his foreskin. Continue reading to find out more about why and how this will affect your child’s relationship with you.
Before we discuss the risks associated with newborn circumcisions, let’s consider what they are for the parents. In short, baby circumcision refers to when a doctor removes the baby’s foreskin in preparation for him being circumcised later. Circumcision refers to the removal of all or most visible parts of the penis. The result is the exact same. A man’s foreskin is now either covered with skin or has patches of hair growing where it was once intact. This is the best time for men to circumcise their foreskin. The skin looks smoother and the glans look small.
There are a number of risks that can arise from newborn circumcision. One, there is a small cut (or hole) in the baby’s penis. This won’t heal for several weeks. Although it isn’t felt, the cut is small enough that it won’t hurt. Not only does this cut expose the sensitive glans, but it exposes the nerves as well, so that during the recovery period, the parent needs to be aware of any issues or discomfort that their child might have with the wound. This can range from irritations of varying levels of pain to infection.
There have been a number of studies done on the potential benefits of infant circumcises. These studies show that infants that have had their foreskins removed to show a higher level of intelligence and attention compared to those that do not have their foreskins removed. The babies who had their foreskins removed showed a higher level comfort than those who did not. Parents and doctors should discuss the potential benefits of infant circumcision. The decision about what to do with a baby’s private parts depends on the family’s preference and the doctor’s assessment of the situation.
On the other hand, there are also risks involved when it comes to circumcision. The most common concern is that there is a decreased rate of infections in babies who have had their foreskins removed. However, this is only true if the infection occurs at an appropriate rate in the baby. In other words, there are no guarantees that infections won’t occur and no medical reasons exist that would necessitate having a baby have his foreskin surgically removed if there are no medical reasons for doing so.
Another risk of foreskin or newborn penis surgery is the possibility that it could cause problems with the development and functioning of the male sexual organs. This is especially true for boys who have their neonatal circumcision. The American Academy of Pediatrics and American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have proven that babies who have had their penises and foreskins removed from their newborns are more likely to experience problems with erectile function as they age. There are many theories behind why this happens but none has been proven yet.
No matter which side of the fence you’re on, the best time to have your baby circumcised is before he is four months old. The pediatric surgeon will discuss all the risks and benefits of the procedure at this age. They will explain the procedure to infant circumcision and give parents the best instructions for preparing their baby for it.
The last thing to consider when it comes to the pros and cons of infant circumcision is the level of pain and discomfort that the baby will experience. Some doctors recommend that the parents use a local anesthetic cream to control any pain that the baby might experience during the procedure. Some parents however find that even using these creams doesn’t help enough and that a more powerful pain killer is needed to completely eliminate the pain.