Ear Piercing

Ear Piercing in Babies: Should You Pierce Her Ears?

The baby ear piercing debate is a hot button topic. It ranks up there with the breastfeeding versusbreastfeeding debate, or the controversy overcloth diapers vs. disposable diapers. Everyone has his or her own opinion on this topic. Some parents are appalled and disgusted that you would even think about piercing an infant’s ears; others think those little diamond studs in your baby’s ears are cute.

Whether it’s due to cultural reasons or family traditions, some babies’ ears are pierced. If you’re thinking about piercing your child’s ears, you may be wondering,

How old does my child have to be? Is it safe to pierce a baby’s ears?
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