|Right after she got her ears pierced|
My thoughts and advice on the piercing topic. Ask your pediatrician. Ours pierces ears in the office with the head nurse manning the gun. Completely sterile, done by a trained adult, and all for the affordable price of $25. When I asked what age our pediatrician recommended for ear piercing, she informed me that she sees less infections in babies and toddlers than young girls. So we went with it. She has tiny pearl studs that are adorable. The actual piercing was pretty quick. She cried, of course, I had expected her to. But after a minute she had completely forgotten. That night when I cleaned them for the first time, she cried again. Since then, we have had no problems at all.
We have bought her new earrings and changed them (after waiting the allotted time). Changing is a bit tricky with a wiggly one year old. She has also already lost an earring, boo. I have discovered that good secure backs are hard to find. So for now she is wearing her pearls until I can locate some good backs that are safe for