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Before, During, & After the Bris
Honors Bestowed at the Bris
Kvater (a person or couple who enters with baby) 
• Kisei Shel Eliyahu (places baby onspecially-designated chair) 
• Sandek (holds baby during bris ceremony)
• Sandek Me’umad (holds baby during naming ceremony) 
• Brachos-Kri’as HaShem (names baby) 
(NOTE: The last two can be split into two honors each)
Things to be Prepared for the Bris
• Firm sleeping pillow 
• 4 cloth diapers (or towels) 
• 2 Tallis (prayer shawls)
• Kosher sweet grape wine & kiddush cup 
(NOTE: I WILL SUPPLY BACITRACIN AND GAUZE)
Day of Bris — Prior to Bris
• Do not soak or use ointments, creams or lotions on bris area; sponge bath is o.k.
• Last feeding should be within the hour before the bris 
• Dress baby in clothing which maybe opened from the bottom and wrap baby in receiving blanket
Day of Bris — After Bris
• Apply Bacitracin on gauze and place on top of area at each diaper change
• Baby may lay in any position that seems comfortable (even on stomach)
• If baby is uncomfortable, you may give 1/2-dropperful (.4 ml) of liquid infant Tylenol
Day after the Bris
• Use Bacitracin on gauze over entire bris area at each diaper change for the next 3 days
• The redness will subside in a few days; a soft, light-colored healing scab-tissue may form for several days. This is normal.
 
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HOME
WHAT IS BRIS MILAH?
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
BEFORE, DURING, & AFTER THE BRIS
IT'S A GIRL!
NEWS ROOM
ABOUT RABBI RAPPAPORT

RABBI AVRAHAM RAPPAPORT
3373 Tidewater Court Olney, MD 20832
Phone:
1-877- MD-MOHEL
Phone/Fax:
301-260-7590
Cel:
443-790-6541
Click here to send e-mail:
rabbi@mdmohel.com
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