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When a baby is getting circumcised do the doctors strap the baby to a board so he can't move?
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Yes for few moments
We don't want him to kick during the procedure.
This neiither cruel nor torture if anesthetic cream is applied to the penis for 15 - 30 minutes beforehand. We also give the baby sweetease (sugar water) to suck down during the procedure.

In brief: Yes for few moments
We don't want him to kick during the procedure.
This neiither cruel nor torture if anesthetic cream is applied to the penis for 15 - 30 minutes beforehand. We also give the baby sweetease (sugar water) to suck down during the procedure.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Restraint board
The typical circumcision restraint is a hard plastic shell with indentation of a baby silhouette & cutouts where velcro straps can be inserted to keep the infant in position for the procedure.
Infants are generally placed on the board on a blanket with a diaper. Straps assure the arms/legs do not move for the 10-15 min procedure. After initial crying most settle & some sleep during the procedure.

In brief: Restraint board
The typical circumcision restraint is a hard plastic shell with indentation of a baby silhouette & cutouts where velcro straps can be inserted to keep the infant in position for the procedure.
Infants are generally placed on the board on a blanket with a diaper. Straps assure the arms/legs do not move for the 10-15 min procedure. After initial crying most settle & some sleep during the procedure.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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