Friday, July 1, 2011

Lost Penis?

I've never been around boy babies.  I mean when I worked in childcare I worked as the preschool teacher so I didn't deal much with the infants. So Maddux is one of the first babies that I've actually "cared" for. 

Over the past few weeks Jayce & I have really wondered if Maddux was circumsized right....
It seems he still has a lot of extra skin so we had planned on asking about it at his 4 month appt in just 2 short weeks. 

But the other day (Monday)  I was getting Maddux out of the bath & I brought him to his changing table laid him down & prepared to put a diaper on him....all of the sudden I looked down to find just skin... my instant thought was panic-- I thought I needed to get him to the emergency room I literally thought he lost his penis.  I then began to take a picture so I could send to my Hubs-- after I tried calling him with no answer.  Well as I'm freaking out I thought I needed to try & find this.... yes this is a little detailed but I began just poking on his skin above where his penis is & finally out it popped! I couldn't believe my eyes... I had no idea that a penis could dissappear. 

Maddux got his pictures taken that day & for most of them he was nude & this happened at least 3 more times that day so me being the paranoid mama that I am I called the doc to talk to the nurse I explained that my son kept losing his penis & what not... I told her I probably sounded crazy but I was concerned & needed to know why this was happening.  She simply told me it was normal.  (Good to know) 

This really bothered me though I was so concerned & still keep a close eye on things down there.  I'm counting down the days to his appointment to find out if everything still looks good down there!

I know I probably just sound crazy & probably a little perverted but this really happened....
oh the joys of parenting boys. 

I guess there is a first time for everything right???

I will have to write this one down in his baby book... He'll love this story 20 years from now right ;)

5 comments:

  1. lol...isn't being a momma of a boy wonderful?
    xo monica

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  2. parenting of a boy, sigh. im still learning every single day. potty training, well that was interesting let me tell you.

    you should get it checked out though...

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  3. bahah just the title of this made me laugh
    boys are "werid" :P
    I remember when I was nannying and the little boy said it wont go down & was asking what to do
    uhh? that can happen to a 2 year old???
    i called his mom & was freakin out.
    apparently that to is "normal"
    :S

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  4. SNORT! Oh man, boys are awesome, aren't they?! I gotta say...I'm glad I'm having another boy! I wouldn't know what to do with girl parts haha. At least I'm used to these strange little boy tweaks lol

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