Kylie Jenner recently revealed she had pierced her daughter Stormi’s ears. Since her daughter is only 5 months old, this decision has sparked some debate online and raised some concerns about the safety of having the procedure done on babies so young, since experts recommend that parents wait until their child is old enough to care for the piercings themselves. Naturally, Twitter had some things to say.
Kylie Jenner Pierces 5-Month-Old Daughter Stormi's Ears: How Safe Is the Procedure for Babies? https://t.co/rKgIeVIa2N— People (@people) July 12, 2018
this is so annoying. Yea I’m a judgy person (especially about the kardashian/Jenners) but stop insinuating that Kylie is a bad mother for piercing her baby’s ears at this age.— BRIANNA (@briannayhp) July 16, 2018
My pediatrician literally pierces ears at 5 months because that is when it is safe to do so. https://t.co/Vbu9RbHyky
I was pierced at birth. Still alive and my ears are still completely healthy. Stops the insanity.— Mariella Solivan (@SolivanMariella) July 12, 2018
In Nigeria babies literally get their ears pierced the day after they’re born and Kylie Jenner’s being slated for piercing her 5 month old daughter’s ears lmaooo it’s really not a big deal, people find everything to be mad about these days 🙄🤦🏾♀️— römôlå (@RomolaAdenaike) July 14, 2018
Is the piercing necessary?— Fred (@Plumbobbit) July 18, 2018
Is it permanent?
Is the child old enough to consent?
Can it be done at any time in their life?
It’s safe if done by a trained professional. I work in a pediatric office and one of our MD’s pierces ears, starting as young as around 8 weeks, after the first set of vaccinations. We only use medical grade products.— Kat Walker (@1nursekat) July 13, 2018
I keep seeing people joke about how latinx moms pierced their baby’s ears immediately but that doesn’t make it okay. If this starts a conversation on the importance of holding off permanent body modification of your children until they are old enough to understand then so be it https://t.co/BBT409SYWj— check yes juuliet (@xhastalamuerte) July 17, 2018
People are giving Kylie Jenner a hard time for piercing her daughters ears...I legit got mine pierced at the hospital when I was born 😂 It's like people look for reasons to be triggered— Carolina Pinglo (@carepinglo) July 16, 2018
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