Argument: There is good pain relief for infant circumcisions

Issue Report: Infant male circumcision


Deborah Stead. “Circumcision’s Pain and Benefits Re-Examined”. New York Times. 2 Mar. 1999 – “The American Academy of Pediatrics, which issued a new circumcision policy yesterday…says that if parents do circumcise a son, for cultural, religious or medical reasons, relieving pain is essential. “Recent studies show that numbing creams and injections are safe and effective, the report says.”