Baby Injured During At-Home Circumcision
Infant Expected To Survive, Officers Say
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A 3-month-old child was taken to a hospital in critical condition after his mother attempted to circumcise him at home, police said.
Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson said officers arrived at a home at Northeast 127th Avenue and Burnside Street at about 2 a.m. Sunday to assist medics after a call of an injured child.
Police said they learned the mother had attempted to perform a medical procedure on the infant.
The child was taken to a hospital, Simpson said, and is expected to survive.
I just hope this wasn't a Jewish family.
a) it's done at 8 days;
b) it isn't done by a woman;
c) it is done by a mohel.