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Recently I was told that when one makes a Bris they should use the same Mohel they used for the older child. Is there a source for this? What is the reason?

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Maybe the same reason the same kohen takes the levi's aliyah in the absence of a levi — they might think he is invalid. –  b a Jan 13 '13 at 2:30
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@ba I had the same thought - you wouldn't want to imply that you were dissatisfied with the mohel's work! –  yoel Jan 13 '13 at 3:04
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I have had the same thought, however I can think of a difference, as it is not happening at the same time. In addition if that is the reason is there a source that implies that? –  Gershon Gold Jan 13 '13 at 15:34
    
Whoever told you this did they give some sort of basis for it? –  Yehoshua Jan 14 '13 at 14:14
    
@Yehoshua: no - hence the question –  Gershon Gold Jan 14 '13 at 14:57

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Rabbi Yitzchok Sender Kuperman Z"L in a lengthy piece in HaPardes #68 Vol 3 concludes that there is really no problem switching and using a different Mohel if you have any reason. Reasons can include that the new Mohel is better, a relative, a Talmid Chacham, you owe him a favor, etc.

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But not without a reason? –  msh210 Jan 14 '13 at 19:53
    
However any reason seems sufficient. –  Gershon Gold Jan 14 '13 at 19:54
    
Doesn't "the new Mohel is better" kind of negate the concern raised in the question and serve, effectively, as "no reason"? –  Seth J Jan 14 '13 at 20:20
    
It seems to me that the concern raised is of no concern to Rabbi Yitzchok Sender Kuperman Z"L –  Gershon Gold Jan 14 '13 at 20:22

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