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Table 7 Five steps for the analgesia for neonatal MC

From: Analgesia for infants’ circumcision

1- Contain the baby in a calm environment
2- Talk to the baby to attract his/her attention
3- Massage his/her face, and give some drops of sweet solution on the tongue to obtain a regular sucking
4- When the baby has achieved a regular suction, perform DPNB
5- Perform MC using the Mogen technique; meanwhile, continue to stimulate the baby throughout the procedure
  1. You can apply EMLA cream on the skin 60 minutes before the procedure.
  2. Abbreviations: DPNB Dorsal penile nerve block, MC: male circumcision.