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When is the best time to get a baby circumsized is that somethin they do at birth or at the dr?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: 1-2 days after born

Most of the time circumcision can be done in the hospital by the pediatrician or obgyn before the baby and mom are discharged.
Some choose to do it later due as part of a religious ceremony such as a bris. It can also be done after discharge in most pediatrician's office.

In brief: 1-2 days after born

Most of the time circumcision can be done in the hospital by the pediatrician or obgyn before the baby and mom are discharged.
Some choose to do it later due as part of a religious ceremony such as a bris. It can also be done after discharge in most pediatrician's office.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: At birth

If you plan on having your baby circumsized, then do it shortly after birth.

In brief: At birth

If you plan on having your baby circumsized, then do it shortly after birth.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Newborn period

I've been involved with more than a thousand over the years.
Data shows the best outcomes with those done in the first few days, with longer delays adding to the problem rate. I did my last office circ more than 10 yrs ago for a Rabbi's kid, but don't keep the equipment around any more.

In brief: Newborn period

I've been involved with more than a thousand over the years.
Data shows the best outcomes with those done in the first few days, with longer delays adding to the problem rate. I did my last office circ more than 10 yrs ago for a Rabbi's kid, but don't keep the equipment around any more.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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