All the parenting news you probably didn’t have time to read this week.
-As the debate over circumcision rages on in Europe, the American Academy of Pediatrics has shifted its position and come out in favor of circumcision indicating that the health benefits outweigh the risks. (New York Times)
–Circumcision rates vary greatly across the United States. Almost 90% of the baby boys born in West Virginia were circumcised in 2009 while the procedure was performed on only 12% of baby boys in Nevada. Want to know why? (The Foward)