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Piercing baby’s ears? My family’s pressuring me! What should i do?

Thoughts on piercing your child’s ears at infancy? My family’s pressuring me to piercing my daughters ears because ‘it’s cute and no one can tell if she’s a boy or girl without earrings’.

I want to wait until she’s old enough to tell me she wants them pierced – I don’t find it right to punch holes in a child’s ears for the sake of strangers needing to know if they’re a boy or girl.

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Maxine Hugens (anonymous)

Noooooooo, I hate seeing babies with earrings. My daughter got hers done age 7, I waited till she could ask them another 6 months to be sure. Done the same with my son, the day he was going to get it done he changed his mind, he was 13. LOL.

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