Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: sam | 2010-10-07

Q.

what age is good to pierce babys ears?

Hi i would just like to know at what age is it ok to pierce a baby girls ears. my baba is now 5months old. and she sleeps alot on her side. a few people have asked me why i havnt done it yet. i would like to pierce her ears but dont want it to be too early or have it be in her way.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is not advised for such a young baby and there is always the concern about possible infections being introduced by ear piercing. Wait until your daughter is older before doing this and then make sure that it is done in a completely clean and sterile way.

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Posted by: Purple | 2010-10-08

Surely only when she is old enough to clean and take care of the pierced ears herself.

Babies with pierced ears look so common.

Reply to Purple
Posted by: R | 2010-10-08

I agree, when she is old enough to ask for it.

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Posted by: No No | 2010-10-07

When she can ask you for it...

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Posted by: No | 2010-10-07

When she asks you to.

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Posted by: gina | 2010-10-07

I had my lg''s done at pharmavalue when she was 8mnths old - had no problems at all, my pead said the younger the better...). Just clean it a couple of times a day. Many of my friends had their kids done at 3mnths already.... and it looks SO cute!!

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