Culture Clash Baby Ear Piercing & Latinos-MainPhoto

Hot-Nomenclature-20-New-Latino-Baby-Names-to-Think-About-Now-photo13The rationale is that since they are newborns, they cannot pull and tug at their earlobes like they do when they are older, so the risk of infection is much lower at birth. To make matters worse for me, most Latin countries are still very traditional in how they dress their babies. But my eldest—a tomboy from birth—would cry if I dressed her in frilly dresses, so people would assume she was a boy. “Well, since she´s not wearing earrings …” they’d snort.