do i or don't i???

Lisa - posted on 09/28/2011 ( 7 moms have responded )

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My daughter is 5 in a couple of weeks and has asked to have her ears pierced. Do i get them done for her or leave it another year or so?? I have explained how its done and told her it will hurt but she still wants them done??

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Lisa - posted on 09/29/2011

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Thanks guys thats my thoughts i always said when she asks then she can have them done as i said i have explained the process from what i remember lol i had mine done when i was her age so maybe a nice outing for mummy daughter coming up then hehe

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If she's asking and you think she responsible enough to take care of her ears and not loose her earrings...then sure...why not? Make a fun girly day of it.

Sherri - posted on 09/28/2011

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If she is asking she is more than ready. I would have it done when mine were an infant so of course I think she is ready.

~♥Little Miss - posted on 09/28/2011

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If you want her to, go for it. She is not too young IMHO. A couple of pointers (I used to pierce ears) get the inverness system NOT the "pop" gun, that is spring loaded and hurts a lot more. It can cause more damage also. The inverness is hand powered and is less painful and heals nicer....also the posts are not as thick. Also, make sure 2 people are available to do it. One person marks the ears, and one person stands on either side and does the piercing at the same time. Good luck, make a nice special mother daughter day out of it!

Connie - posted on 09/28/2011

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it depends on your daughter... will she will let you take care of them? my girls had them done at varied ages and they all did fine.

Nicholette - posted on 09/28/2011

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Hi Lisa,
I took my daughter when she was four and to be honest with you,my daughter was fine with itnot even so much as a tear.I think the earlier they get it done,the better!Good luck

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