Yes. But, the people in his age group are being born now. So, those circumcision decisions are (mostly) being made now.
Just to let everyone in on something - while only 60% of kids born in the US are being circumsized now, the rate among Americans born to American parents is very high. I don't have an official number, but I'm thinking 95% or so. When talking to friends and family about this matter, nearly everyone was clearly defaulting to "yes, circumsize". In fact, many of our friends looked at us like we're crazy for even considering leaving him uncircumcised. It's basically only my libertarian activist friends that seem to even have considered not circumsizing.
Wifey and I have pretty much decided not to have him circumsized. As I said before, it mostly comes down to consent, at least in my mind. But, it is a fact that this decision will leave our son with an abnormal penis, relative to people around him. We don't have to like or approve of the tradition of circumcision here. But, that doesn't change the fact that it is the standard. Then again, somebody has to stop accepting stupid traditions, if they're ever going to change......
Yer what I meant was basically what you said ask around see what people are doing now because by the time he and adult it may be a norm for adults his ages not to be circumsised.
Also are your friends just doing it because that's all they know. Or have they asked questions like you have? Have you asked them other than tradition why they doing it?
I think you asking questions around to see who is getting it done and who isn't is a great idea. If it was 95% getting it done then yer i'd be strongly thinking it should be done.
The 95% you mentioned, is that 95% circumcised by American born parents still and the 60% is all kids from different nationalities within the US?
What I find strange is how did these women come to a conclusion that uncricumsised is bad? How many dicks do they look at to determine that lol. No one is born like that is there some sort of queen bee telling people you much only like cut lol.