Perhaps one of one of the most important - and often stress producing - questions new parents of baby boys must ask themselves is should we or shouldn't we have our newborn circumcised?. . . .
The Indian Journal of Urology. . For other parents the question remains and also the controversy over the "should we/shouldn't we" has raged for ages and shows no signs and symptoms of diminishing.
One of the resources that touts mostly the negative areas of circumcision may be the Circumcision Resource Center of Boston, Massachusetts that addresses other concerns which they say weigh in against circumcision, such as how circumcision harms women, how it might result in colic in children, and more. Some studies even suggested a higher chance of penile cancer in men who were circumcised as adults. The reasons behind this aren't entirely clear, but may be related to other known risk factors. The reasons behind this usually are not entirely clear, but may be related to other known risk factors. For other parents the question remains and the controversy over the "should we/shouldn't we" has raged for ages and shows no signs of diminishing.
On another side of the issue, the AAP cites a quantity of risks associated with circumcision, including bleeding, infection, cutting the foreskin too short or too long, and improper healing. Foster, Roman Jednak, Elise Mok, David McGillivray CMAJ cmaj. The earliest biblical reference to circumcision is Genesis 17:9-14 when Abraham was instructed that "every man child among you shall be circumcised.