10Some people believe that circumcision is traumaticfor the infant boy
11AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (1999) - Task Force on Circumcision Existing scientific evidence demonstrates potential medical benefits of newborn male circumcision; however these data are not sufficient to recommend routine neonatal circumcision. In the case of circumcision; in which there are potential benefits, yet the procedure is not essential to the child's current well-being, parents should determine what is in the best interest of the child.AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (1999) - Task Force on Circumcision
12A different perspective on circumcision Recent research in Africa suggests that circumcised men may be less likely to become infected with HIVWHY? Possible reasons - underside of foreskin may contain cells that are more vulnerable to HIV; small tears may occur during sex; a foreskin along with poor hygiene may make men prone to infections: 2006 Intl. AIDS Conference
13Penis Size Can Sometimes be Problematic Priapus - Roman God offertility from the entranceto the House of Vettii -Pompeii (circa 60 A.D.)
17Won’t fit through the door American PenisesCome in 3 SizesGiganticLargeWon’t fit through the door
18How big really?A research project summarizing dozens of published studies conducted by physicians of different nationalities, shows that worldwide erect penis size averages vary between 9.6 cm (3.7 in) and 16 cm (6.2 in).