I am a mother of two boys, aged 12 and I am currently having a big dilemma regarding the management of the foreskin of my younger boy. My husband is 45 years old, and was circumcised when he was He said he recalled having a tough time with the operation and recovery. Sometimes, I wonder whether the psychological effect of my husband's ordeal had affected his performance in the bedroom. The only reason why my husband underwent the circumcision was simply a family tradition that is carried down for generations.
How It Feels to Be Circumcised as an Adult
How It Feels to Be Circumcised as an Adult - VICE
Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin. The foreskin is the fold of skin covering the end of the penis, which can be gently pulled back. During the 19th century, many medical practitioners believed that being circumcised was more hygienic than not being circumcised. As a result, the routine medical circumcision of all boys, regardless of religious faith, became a widespread practice. However, routine male circumcision gradually became less common as many members of the medical community began to argue that it had no real medical benefit in the vast majority of cases.
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In the s, the rate of circumcision in Australia was about 80 per cent. The ratio of cut to uncut has since reversed: It's estimated about 20 per cent of newborn boys are now circumcised. What happened?
I was in my kitchen getting my children ready for the school run when my phone pinged. The children in the case were to decide for themselves when they were old enough to do so. I felt stunned. Like the father, my ex-partner is Muslim and wished to have our sons circumcised according to his cultural and religious beliefs. The boys in the High Court case were a similar age to our sons, too — mine are now seven and five.