According to Islam what is the right age for circumcision and when can it be done?
Male Circumcision is among the rites of Islam and is part of the (in Arabic): fitrah,
As recorded in Hadith@
The Time for Circumcision@
Other Hadiths mention it being done later. The details here are not important but it goes without saying that this minor operation is easier on a baby than it is on an older boy.
If it is essential, circumcision
Abdullah Ibn Jabir (r.a.) and Aisha (r.a.) said@
Thus, It would be good to circumcision within a few days after the birth of the child.
Some scholar also recommended that circumcision is to be performed on the
MAY ALLAH GUIDE US
First look at this hadees
So you should ask your self...
"How fast you want your child to have characteristics of the Islamic Fitra?"?
As a muslim, it should be the earliest. We should race towards good deeds...
Another thing I have heard is that if circumcision is done late, the child feels mutilated if they don't understand the reasoning behind doing it. So many recommend as early as possible.
A small note about antibiotics.... Allah forbid your child is playing and hurts himself, he might have to take much more heavy dose of antibiotics than the ones required for this small procedure.
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