Ear pins look so pretty on babies, but we all know it comes with lot if pain😑
For baby Adya I wanted to do ear piercing, but was confused as when to do it, what is the right time for doing ear piercing for baby?
I got my ears pierced when I was big enough to understand what’s happening to me, and took around a week to get back to normal. So for Adya I was tensed when to do her ear piercing.

So when should we do ear piercing for baby?

Suggested by Doctor – within a year is good and same is my personal experience with Adya. I got her ear pierced when she was around 8 months old.

Reasons
✔ Baby skin is soft and easy for piercing.
✔ Heals faster and less chances of infection.
✔ Baby is unaware of what is going on and forgets fast, so she will not touch her ears again and again, risk of pulling ear pin is less.
✔ Baby have small hairs so no risk of getting stuck in hair.
After her ear piercing I was prepared for lot of comments like why have you done it so early!! You should have wait for at least a year or more, believe me it was the best decision I took as the pain she had last only few minutes and she was normal after that.
SHARING SOME TIPS FROM MY EXPERIENCE
✔ HOLD baby tight as she many try to push hard and pin position may effect.
✔ Be strong as, to see baby in pain is really hard, I almost cried as I was holding her.
✔ We have two options serialized steel pin or gold pin we opted gold one as we don’t want to change again so early.
✔ Cost for gold pin was INR 1600 with piercing at gold shop.
✔ Sterilized steel pin cost INR 400.
✔ Gold pin can be done only with manual option, steel pin can be done with piercing Gun.
✔ Doctor was charging INR 2000 for the same.
✔ Apply coconut oil or ghee (clarified butter) with turmeric powder for a week for healing fast.
✔ Keep checking the ear pin cover as it tends to loose and might fall if not tighten properly, we have already lost one😑.
Happy Ear piercing 😊Flaunt your baby pics with lovely ear pins.💚

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18 Comments

henajose · 18/11/2017 at 2:28 PM

Though it pains your little one, mother feels the pain….I think thats the beauty of mother child relationship. I feel gun shot has made it much better. Less chance for infections

Reetu · 19/11/2017 at 5:31 AM

Undoubtedly this is a helpful post….but I remember dreading ear piercing when I was a child…

Amrita · 19/11/2017 at 12:11 PM

This is a very controversial topic.But you have described your experience well.

Monika Sehdev · 19/11/2017 at 1:27 PM

Waoh. This is much needed topic for me . Thx for Sharing .. everything so smartly described !

Namrata Kumari · 19/11/2017 at 3:51 PM

I am so scared of getting a baby’s ear pierced. This post is undoubtably useful.

Snigdha · 20/11/2017 at 4:25 AM

This post is very helpful for moms… I am so scared in such situations… You are right, ear piercing in small age is good…

purpledreams · 20/11/2017 at 11:53 AM

This is an useful information as well as a good topic to talk about. I’m planning to pierce my baby’s ears around 8-9 months

Sonam · 20/11/2017 at 6:06 PM

It’s quite informative and helpful topic.. I remembered mine experience of piercing was worst I was 8 years when I got piereced and got infection also,so
I thought it’s good to pierce your what as early as possible..

priyadarshani panda · 21/11/2017 at 10:46 PM

i am going to share this article with my friends who are struggling with this question right now ..thanks for sharing this info

Shipra Trivedi · 22/11/2017 at 6:09 AM

This is such a useful post. I never read how to get ready for baby’s ear piercing. Sharing it with others.

T&S - Threads & Shuttles · 22/11/2017 at 10:47 AM

We pierced our daughter’s ears when she was 2.5 months. At 3 now that she understands, she demands new earrings every time she remembers…so all the best with that.. hehehe

Deepa · 22/11/2017 at 7:50 PM

Ear piercing is always better if it’s done as early as possible. Good tips for moms regarding this.

MommyingBabyT · 22/11/2017 at 8:51 PM

Yes its best to do this early. As you said they forget the pain and also the hair is small so less risk of getting entangled.

dhanyasuresh · 23/11/2017 at 2:55 AM

Very useful topic…its always best to pierce at the small age…

Deepika · 23/11/2017 at 3:32 AM

Best to do it early, I agree. My son is 1 year old and we’re not sure if we want to do it.

momlearningwithbaby · 24/11/2017 at 5:46 AM

Quite insightful post. I have couple of friends with baby girls thinking on the same. Will share with them

Debbie · 03/03/2018 at 8:35 AM

My husband and I took both our daughters to have their ears pierced at three months old. No problems as far as my family are concerned and both girls have loved the fact that they have always worn earrings. From their point of view, their little gold studs have always been part of them. If you are thinking about piercing your baby daughters’ ears, I would say ‘go for it!’ You won’t regret it and your girls will thank you for it.

Jatin Jain · 20/07/2018 at 9:41 PM

I still remember by little girl cried so loud that I left the room as I could not see her cry.

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