San Anselmo, California September 2002 It is the right of every baby to have the opportunity to be breast or breastmilk fed. Australian Breastfeeding Association. The National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC ) is a non-profit educational organization that provides information about male and female circumcision. This is especially true at bath time because baby's bathwater may very well contain E. coli from the baby's intestinal tract. The first person to retract the foreskin of a child should be the child himself. 4 Bacterial adhesion is a prerequisite for infection. Intact babies who are also breastfed have doubled protection against UTI. Parents and other caregivers should never attempt to retract the foreskin. 5,6 Retraction of the foreskin opens the sphincter and allows contaminants to enter.
28 La Leche League International (LLLI ) first reported problems with breastfeeding by circumcised male infants in 1981. 30 Circumcision has long-lasting postoperative pain that continues for days after the surgical event.
Then the sphincter closes again and prevents entry of foreign matter, such as fecal material that contains bacteria. The sphincter of the foreskin keeps contaminants away from the urethra and is added protection against UTI. 3,22 Females have a four times greater incidence of UTI than males, 16 which may be because females lack the protective effect of the preputial sphincter (see box). Breastfeeding actually delivers the protection against UTI infection that has been touted for circumcision. 24-28 Circumcision disrupts the baby's normal sleep patterns. 25,27 Post-operatively, the circumcised infant is in pain and is in an exhausted, weakened, and debilitated condition. 28 Most importantly, the circumcision procedure frequently causes the newborn to withdraw from his environment, 25 thus interfering with his process of bonding and breastfeeding. 17 This protective effect was quickly confirmed in a preliminary report in 1990 by another group of Italian scientists, headed by Pisacane, 18 and further confirmed by Swedish researchers. 19 The Pisacane group then produced a prospective case-control study, published in 1992, 20 that found breastfed infants have only 38 as many UTIs as non-breastfed infants. Answers to your questions about your young son's intact penis. San Anselmo CA: National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers, 1997. Fleiss PM. Hodges F. What your Doctor May Not Tell you about Circumcision: Untold Facts on America's Most Widely Performed - and most Unnecessary Surgery. This statement will explain the significant effects of circumcision on breastfeeding. Advantages of Breastfeeding Medical societies in Australia, 1 Canada, 2 and the United States 3 concur that breastmilk is the optimum food for infants. This is especially true at bath time because baby's bathwater may very well contain E. coli from the baby's intestinal tract. The first person to retract the foreskin of a child should be the child himself. 20 A recent study that tried to correct for some of the deficiencies in Wiswell's studies found that 195 circumcisions would be necessary to prevent one hospitalization for UTI. 21 Wiswell could not have known about the significant effect of breastfeeding protection against UTI because these studies 17-20 had not been published at the time he. 1,4-6 Breastfeeding may contribute to improved mother-infant bonding and to lessened tendency for violence in adult life. 6. One study finds that breastfeeding protects against childhood asthma. 7 Another study finds that breastfeeding reduces infant mortality. He signed a contract reportedly worth 252 million over 10 years, the richest contract ever signed in baseball. Rangers owner Tom Hicks and Alex Rodriguez took a lot of heat for the size of the contract, but Tom Hicks believed that Alex Rodriguez would guarantee the team a trip to the postseason. His play impressed the manager so much that he was awarded the starting shortstop position the following year. alex rodriguez becomes a free agent 1996 was A-Rod's breakout season. He batted.358, with 36 home runs and 123 RBIs. The only specific finding on your MRI scan may be the anterolisthesis of L3 on L4. If this is also associated with foraminal stenosis, you could be having some nerve root pinching which could account for your leg pain. "She was hardworking, thoughtful and very outspoken. There was never any doubt as to what she was thinking. But she was also someone who'd quietly sit back and listen to what others had to say.". What is a storyboard? Once a concept or script is written for a film or animation, the next step is to make a storyboard. A storyboard visually tells the story of an. In a case in which a Utah-based company and individual sued Xcentric Ventures, LLC the parent company of Ripoff Report the court denied Xcentric Ventures. Continue Reading By Whitney C. Gibson and Jordan S. Cold CJ, Taylor JR. The prepuce. BJU Int 1999;83 Suppl. Breastfeeding now is documented to dramatically reduce the incidence of urinary tract infection (UTI). In the early 1980s, Thomas E. Wiswell, M.D., a vociferous advocate for routine circumcision, opined that lack of male circumcision might be the cause of UTI, and he set out to prove.
3,18,19,20 Circumcision is an inappropriate and ineffective way to reduce the risk of UTI in infants. Postoperative Pain, Stress, and Exhaustion Human milk is the best food for babies. 1,3 Babies who are breastfed are more likely to experience optimum health and well-being throughout life than babies who are given a substitute for mother's milk.