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As a man who was born in Ireland and typically NOT circumcised, I am therefore in favor of leaving the decision solely up to the parents of the infant boy. I was raised here in the USA, by virtue of being adopted and I can remember at an early age realizing that I was different from other boys and asking my mother why. She simply told me that it(circumcision) was too painful to do but didn't think to assure me that I was perfectly normal without it(it probably was not the time to do the "birds & the bees discussion). Although, in high school, I can't remember any of my classmates pointing or making any fun of my apparent "difference."
There are and have been ,countless men throughout the world who are not circumcised and live ostensibly normal lives( & sex lives as well). I should mention that I do not have any sons(or daughters) so I haven't had to make that decision; yet I firmly believe that pediatricians and any physician should NOT unduly coerce parents by telling them(falsely, I believe) of the medical "necessity" of circumcision.
A physician should simply lay out the facts and let the parents be the final say.
Normal personal hygiene, including the washing of the #### and cursory inspection of the genitals, is at the very least, sufficient for any adolescent or adult man to do.
My main complaint with the medical community, is that medical schools have misinformed their students for at least three generations, that circumcision is the ONLY choice. Aside from religious prescriptions to perform this procedure,
there is NO medical imperative for this & again, should be left to the parents, with ALL options given to them.