The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) states that there is insufficient scientific evidence to justify circumcision in young boys. Ultimately parents should make a decision on whether circumcision is in the best interest of their son. The decision should be totally personal and they should weigh medical information in the context of their religious, ethical and cultural beliefs. Read more: Is Circumcision Good or Bad? Article
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