Thursday, February 11, 2016
Knowing What Circumcision Is
Hopefully, anyone who is hiring a mohel understands that the act of Bris Milah includes a circumcision, and a circumcision is a surgical procedure in which the foreskin is removed.
I don't post pictures on my blog of the before and after. But you can get a decent idea of the difference between how things look from this illustration. (*Graphic* but in a medical textbook sort of way)
While that illustration is nice and perfect, there is a healing process that every baby goes through after the circumcision. Here is my description of how things look before and afterwards.
These are the Methods of Circumcision that are generally utilized by mohels
Understanding the difference between a Clamp v Shield (shield method is more traditional)
And among the reasons why I don't recommend a clamp
Posted by A.B. at 5:39 PM