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What are some personal and family considerations before circumcising my baby?

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When you sit down with your partner to discuss circumcision, consider:

  • Your religious or cultural beliefs -- as well as your families’ beliefs
  • How both of you feel about circumcision, in general

From: Circumcising Your Baby WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: "Circumcision statement." American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatrics 103(3); March 1999.

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on July 07, 2018

SOURCES: "Circumcision statement." American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatrics 103(3); March 1999.

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on July 07, 2018

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