Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Mother | 2009/11/06


Ear Piercing in Babies

Good day

I would like to have my 6 month old daughters ears pierced but have heard that she is still too young.

Is their a health risk in doing it?

Thank you

Expert's Reply



The main risk is possible infection. There are several possible infections that may be intoduced if the ear piercing is not done with absolutely sterile equipment.

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Posted by: tammy | 2009/11/09

so sunshine does that mean your kids have 6 earrings in each ear.

pierced ears in kids has no reflection on the class of person the baby is or the parents. I suggest you grow up and maybe start realising that you talking the biggest load of bull

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Posted by: sunshine | 2009/11/08

I don' t think there is a health risk - it' s just a marker that a family has no class. Would you get her a tattoo at this age?
A baby with earrings just screeches that the family also has three flying ducks on the wall.

Why not wait until she can take care of her pierced ears herself and is taking an interest in jewelry?

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