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Published September 10, 2012, 11:38 PM

Hot Topics: How young is too young for ear piercing?

Mom blogs and parenting magazines are full of diverging ideas on when little girls should get their ears pierced. For some moms and their daughters, it’s a special event at a certain age at which the girl has shown maturity. For others, it’s just a given when a baby is born.

By: SheSaysTV on Areavoices.com, INFORUM

Anna Larson, a SheSays reporter, got her first pair of earrings (and the holes to go with them) at age 6. For her, it was a cherished memory that served as a gateway into girlhood.

Chris Linnares, SheSays columnist and Brazil native, says that in her country babies get their ears pierced in the hospital when they’re born. It’s just part of the culture.

Mom blogs and parenting magazines are full of diverging ideas on when little girls should get their ears pierced.

For some moms and their daughters, it’s a special event at a certain age at which the girl has shown maturity. For others, it’s just a given when a baby is born.

What do you think?

Watch the What SheSays discussion on the topic at SheSaysTV.

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