Choice Mother furious after doctor circumcises three month old…

Choice: Mother furious after doctor circumcises three-month-old baby boy at request of Muslim father without her consent.

Dr Balvinder Mehat was asked by the child’s father’s family to carry out the private procedure in accordance with their Islamic faith, but the boy’s mother was horrified when she found out.

The unmarried 26-year-old, who did not want to be named, said: ‘I knew this was something my baby’s father wanted, but I didn’t agree with it at all.

‘I spoke to my health worker and GP about it, and they said that if it was only my name on the birth certificate there was no way it could happen.’

She could have ended their baby without his consent, so…

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