Mom seeking advice on the forum: "I have a 14 year old step daughter and she has decided she would like her navel pierced. Personally I think NO!! My hubby however is wavering towards yes. Basically I would really like some feedback on other parents whether they would say yes or no if they were in the same position."
Denise's thoughts: "I have a problem with navel piercings at such a young age. It really needs to be taken care of or infections can spread into the abdomen. One of my girls from the teen home I worked at had it done when she was 19yo and ended up in the hospital for three days dealing with an infection. She didn't take care of it like she should have.
I would allow it at a later time, after her body is done a little more of it's growing and after she can show that she is mature enough to take care of it."
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