No. The foreskin is stuck to the head of the penis at birth and parents should not try to pull it back during infancy or to wash under it. A yellow material often builds up underneath (smegma), but this requires no attention.
The foreskin gradually loosens and can often be pulled back by 3 or 4 years of age, but sometimes not till much later. At this stage, the boy should be encouraged to pull it back and clean it in the bath.
Please note this information was correct at time of printing.
For up to date information, speak to your doctor.Source: Spring 2001 Edition | Page 3
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