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Is it safe to have my daughters ears pierced at 4 months old?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on where/how: If you have a trusted site to use for this procedure & they use proper aseptic technique it is fine @ 4months.
Answered on Aug 15, 2012

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