Before I became a mommy, I always thought to myself when I had a little girl I would get her ears pierced when she was a baby.
That's what my mom did with me & I am so thankful! I'm such a wuss when it comes to things like that I don't know if I would have had the courage to do it on my own. And I really love that I have no horrific memory of the piercing.
Well now that I have a little one of my own, the decision has been a lot harder than I expected! I have been so torn!?!?!?!
I have read a few blog posts about this topic and let me tell you I had no idea how controversial this is to some people!... I honestly don't see any problem with it myself because just about every girl I know has their ears pierced (I know one person that doesn't & she really wants to get them done but is really scared).
The struggle I am dealing with isn't an issue of right or wrong... I just see my sweet baby girl as just that!... A BABY! The thought of putting holes in her sweet wittle-bittle ears and how painful that will be for her breaks my heart! I can barely stand watching her get her vaccines every few months!
I've done a little bit of reading on the suject & have heard from other moms that there is a window of time that is best to do it if your gonna do a piercing on a baby... And that time is now for us!! I've heard it's best to do it when they're first born or around 6 months because if you wait til their an older baby, they will be big enough to grab & possibly infect their ears.
I've also heard stories of moms waiting til their daughters were old enough to ask to get it done & they get the first ear pierced & are to scared to do the other side & end up walking around with one earring til they muster enough courage to go back. (they don't recommend getting both done at the same time anymore because there's a greater chance they'll be uneven)...
So what are yall's thoughts?! And how old were you guys when you got your ears pierced??
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