According to a 2013 study, seven is the average age for girls to get their ears pierced, but many are getting them done younger and younger – some before they can even walk or talk – and it’s an issue that divides parents across the country.
Herein, can a 9 year old get her ears pierced?
If you would like your child to have a say in getting the piercing, then it is advisable to wait till your child is about 9 or 10 years old.
Likewise, can 4 year old get ears pierced?
Once a child reaches age 5, he or she is usually able to understand giving consent to the procedure and the after-care commitment of getting a piercing, Goode says, however she recommends waiting until a child is about 8 or 9 years old for ear piercings.