Originally Posted by Spicey Momma
it isn't permanent......
I had no idea this was such a touchy subject. Next time I do something mainstream to my kids I am keeping my mouth shut :X
i couldn't even begin to go through all of these posts, but here is a recent dicussion and a lot of my advice is in there about how to get the ears done, for safety reasons. if you did it with a gun, and have "mall jewelry" then there is a chance of infection.
I was also completely shocked at the controversy against it but i see now how the majority of the "natural living" community sees it.... i just don't agree. it as a very special ritual to our girls, and the way we do it is not painful. so most of the arguements are mute.
here's another recent thread, that is shorter and my two cents is in that supports those who want to adorn there babies: