Myth 1: If a father is circumcised then he must circumcise his son to “match”.
Truth: Children are not carbon copies of their parents. A father should teach his son to appreciate and feel good about his own body.
Myth 2: Circumcision protects boys from developing harmful medical problems.
Truth: There are absolutely no proven medical benefits to circumcising infant boys. No medical society in the entire world, recommends infant circumcision.
Myth 3: The foreskin has no functions, so it doesn’t matter if it is cut off or not.
Truth: The foreskin is extremely functional. One of its main functions is that it enhances sexual pleasure.
Myth 4: Women prefer circumcised men.
Truth: No one can prove this. Both circumcised and uncircumcised men get married every year to women who love them the way they are.
Myth 5: Circumcision is quick and relatively painless.
Truth: Circumcision is a surgery; most surgeries are bloody and painful. Sometimes, circumcision brings about some complications such as excessive bleeding.