It's common for children to have their ears pierced. In this episode, we discuss some options for where to get ears pierced, some common complications of ear piercing and how to avoid them, and cultural expectations related to ear piercing.

This episode written by Drs. Dean Blumberg and Lena van der List.

We thank pediatrician Dr. Tanya Altmann at Calabasas Pediatrics Wellness Center for reviewing this episode, although Drs. Dean and Lena take responsibility for any errors or misinformation.

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