Dr. Helen Salsbury, who performs about five circumcisions per month in her Pembroke Pines obstetrics office, lays down week-old Baby Emilio in the gingerbread-man-shaped indent of a white plastic board called a Circumstraint Newborn Immobilizer. Using its wide Velcro straps, she secures his wrists and knees so Emilio cannot move. No one wants him wiggling... More >>>
Dr. Helen Salsbury says many doctors do not numb babies' skin before a circumcision. She, however, injects a local anesthetic called lidocaine.