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I am pregnant with a baby boy. Should I have him circumcised or not?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
My view is no: I see no valid use for circumcision. All he needs as he grows, is normal hygiene. Your doctor may have another opinion.
Answered on Apr 15, 2016
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