Doctor`s Approach vs. Holistic Approach

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It happens every year, yet it still seems to catch parents by surprise. As the memories of the fireworks of the 4th of July start to fade off, the stress of

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Baby Circumcision

With_babyDear Parents,

Welcome to my website and thank you for allowing me to help guide you through this important and critical milestone in your baby’s life. Although I have tried to cover as much information as possible regarding baby circumcision, I realize that it is impossible to cover everything and I encourage you to call me with any questions or concerns you may have. Please do not hesitate to do so.

For some, the decision to circumcise or not to circumcise is simple. For others, much thought, research and contemplation goes into making this important decision. It is not uncommon for me to receive calls from literally around the world asking whether or not I feel they should circumcise their child. I explain to them that this is a decision they have to make for themselves.

However, I do explain that there are three main reasons why people choose to baby circumcision: 1) Religious – Parents believe that their religion requires this of their adherents, 2) Medically – Parents, or their doctors, believe that it is healthier and in the child’s best interest to be circumcised, and 3) Social – Parents don’t want their child to look different than other male family members or friends. read more…

Thought of the Day

“All that is thought should not be said, all that is said should not be written, all that is written should not be published, all that is published should not be read.”

– Rabbi Menachem Mendel Morgenstern of Tomashov (the Kotzker Rebbe)