Chrissy Teigen reveals the personal reason why she won’t get baby Luna’s ears pierced

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  • Chrissy Teigen has revealed the personal reason she won’t be having her daughter Luna’s ears pierced any time soon.

    The 31-year-old – who shares 18-month-old Luna with singer John Legend – has decided to let the choice fall to her daughter when she’s older.

    Talking to E! News she said: ‘[Luna] doesn’t have her ears pierced and I’m going to let her decide when she wants to do that.’

    The decision was made as a result of Chrissy’s own experience with getting her ears pierced as a child.

    ‘I remember when I was little what I went through. My mum did it for me,’ she recalled.

    Piercing a baby’s ears is still a very controversial subject in many circles, and piercing your child’s ears at any young age is a personal decision – usually rooted in family or culture.

    However, piercing a child’s ears too early could open an opportunity for infection, which is why most experts recommend to wait until at least six months of age for them to be pierced.


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    Model Chrissy met John in 2007 and the pair married in 2013, in a romantic ceremony in Villa Pozzo in the Lake Como region of Italy.

    Baby Luna, the couple’s first child, came along in April 2016, with the couple confirming the happy news in a statement which read: ‘Our new love is here! Luna Simone Stephens, born on Thursday, the 14th. We couldn’t be happier!’

    According to People magazine, Chrissy revealed just last week that she and husband John are currently trying for another child and hope to expand their family in the upcoming years.

    ‘That’s my dream, I want to just be pregnant kind of for the rest of my life,’ she said.

    What do you think? Would you pierce your baby’s ears? Let us know in the comments box below.