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Skip to content. The penis, the outer reproductive organ of the male, consists of two parts — the shaft and the head called the glans. All boys are born with a foreskin, a layer of skin that covers the shaft and the glans.
The penis, the outer reproductive organ of the male, consists of two parts--the shaft and the glans. The glans is the tip of the penis, while the shaft is the main part of the penis. All boys are born with a foreskin, or a covering over the tip of the penis.
With the rates of circumcision on the downturn, more parents are wondering about the meaning of being uncircumcised. An uncircumcised penis is the natural default state, present at birth, with the foreskin intact. Circumcision removes the foreskin and is performed for a variety of cultural reasons on newborns, and as a treatment for some conditions for older boys and men.
In an uncircumcised penis, a fold of skin foreskin covers the head of the penis. If your baby isn't circumcised, simply wash his penis with nonirritating soap and water during each bath. There's no need to use cotton swabs or special cleansers.
It's important to keep your son's penis clean whether he has been circumcised or not. Keeping your young son's penis clean may help prevent infections and other problems. As your son gets older, teach him how to wash and care for his penis.
We here at SELF give vaginas a lot of attention, which makes sense. But penises—including uncircumcised penises in particular—deserve their time in the sun, too. Why the emphasis on the uncircumcised penis instead of, well, all of them?
I don't have a particularly interesting sexual history I've never slept with anyone who didn't grow up on the east coast, read a lot, and harbor a very strong opinion about Back To The Future — but there is one quirk in my sexual past: I've dated a lot of guys with uncircumcised penises. They comprise one quarter of my total sexual partners, including one serious and one mega serious relationship. And they all happened at once — I went through a five-year period where I only saw uncut penises, and then I never saw one again.