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Ear piercing

Im going tommorrow to get my 5 month olds ears pierced. any suggestion? how did you handle the pain for you

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minki111

Asked by minki111 at 3:11 AM on Mar. 13, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • I would ask if they have 2 people who can do one ear each so it's all done at one time. Good luck, mama :)
    AAAMama

    Answer by AAAMama at 3:13 AM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • I've never done that to a baby. My older girls got theirs done when they were old enough to decide for themselves (10 yrs+)
    judimary

    Answer by judimary at 3:27 AM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • i took my daughter at 4 months, i just made sure that both ears got done at the same time..and i had a bottle ready for just incase..LOL..but i honestly didnt need it..she cried for 2 seconds, and i think it was just cuz there were 2 strange woman surrouding her! LOL
    alexis_06

    Answer by alexis_06 at 3:29 AM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • its over in a sec, my 4month old didnt even cry, shes 5yrs now
    shivasgirl

    Answer by shivasgirl at 4:36 AM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • I would wait until she could make your own mind up if she wanted them pierced or not
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 8:25 AM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • I had my daughter's done when she was 4 months old. She cried for a second and that was it. I gave her a bottle and then she was fine.
    slw123

    Answer by slw123 at 8:49 AM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • Suggestions? Yes. Take her to a licensed piercer that uses a piercing needle rather then a place that uses a piercing gun.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 10:52 AM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • We made both of our girls wait until they were old enough to ask for the piercing and care for their ears. If you are worried about the pain with an infant I would give them some children's Tylenol beforehand.

    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 11:33 AM on Mar. 13, 2011

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