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A 21-year-old female asked:

I want to get both my daughters ears peirced. one is 3 the other is 6 months. is this safe? should i wait? best age to do this?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
It is safe: Babies can have their ears pierced at any age after 1 month. Since it is strictly cosmetic and there is no "reason" to have to do it you can wait as long as you want. Babies are cute and don't need much extra adornment!!!

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