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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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Catherina Lopez (anonymous)

No way, not their body to mess with…. I know people who had their ears pierced as babies and really wish they’d been given the choice…. once they’ve been pierced, they can never return to normal… those lobes will always have indents! Stay strong momma.

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