to cut or not to cut | Fit Pregnancy

to cut or not to cut

Circumcision: What used to be a routine decision is now a big quandary for many parents–to–be.


An informed decision

However you weigh the evidence for and against the procedure, circumcision remains a highly personal issue that parents should discuss with their pediatrician.

    “My bias is that if I had a son, I would not circumcise him,” Brandt says. “It’s medically unnecessary, and there are some risks associated with it. However, there’s nothing wrong with it — in our society right now, it’s acceptable. It’s a cosmetic procedure, like ear piercing.”


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