Circumcision is a procedure that involves removing the foreskin which covers the tip of the male private part. This procedure is performed on babies, usually less than a month old.
Circumcision process is one of the most common and oldest surgical procedures in the world. Performing this procedure on both boys and men can be risky and requires extreme care during surgery. It is done for various reasons including prevention of urinary tract infections, and for religious purposes.
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For the most part, this medical opinion supports the following benefits of circumcision.
* Significant reduction in HIV infection.
* Three-fold decrease in human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in female partners.
* Reducing the risk of developing prostate cancer.
* Significantly reduces the chance of developing penile cancer.
Many men believe that circumcision increases pleasure, while some claim that removing the foreskin weakens the ability to become aroused.
It is therefore not surprising that most parents today than ever before are choosing to circumcise their newborn when the baby is younger than a month or two.
You will have no problems with the newborn as most obstetricians do this as part of their overall maternal care. At a later date, you will need to see one of the circumcision doctors.