– Written consent of parents or guardians for piercings and tattoos. District of Colombia-NO PIERCINGS OR TATTOOS FOR MINORS (does not apply to ear piercings) – Minors require written consent PLUS the presence of parents or guardians to obtain a tattoo. Garbin, C., Deacon, J., Rowan, M., Hartmann, P., & Geddes, D. (2009). Association of nipple piercing with abnormal milk production and breastfeeding. JAMA, 301(24), 2550-2551. It depends on whether you breastfeed with previous piercing holes or if you breastfeed with jewelry that still exists. Nipple piercings can affect breastfeeding for both mother and child. Common concerns for the mother can be nerve damage that affects the milk ejection reflex, or scarring that hinders milk circulation, which, over time, can affect milk production. Cases of mastitis and abscesses due to anterior nipple piercings have also been reported. The longer the time since the first start of the piercings and the birth of the baby, the better the result. How old do you have to be to be pierced? Can miners get pierced? Piercing and tattoos are great, but to do them, certain laws must be followed. We have compiled an updated list of laws and regulations surrounding piercing and tattoos for 2020. – No known law for piercing. (Please let us know if you have any legal information to prove otherwise.) We helped compile the Barbers Index Guidance for Piercing, which is a government document. We have personally trained some of the best piercers in the industry. We have personally designed many types of body jewelry that you all wear today. My wife getting pregnant is the reason you all have pregnancy bars, for example. We have personally done some of the most extreme and difficult piercings ever performed. Screwing the ball onto a pole that has been freshly pierced into the suppository at the back of the neck is one of the highlights. No person under the age of 16 may be pierced. – Persons between the ages of 16 and 17 can only be pierced with the written consent of the parent or guardian and the consent of the piercer (i.e. your parents or guardians must be in the store at the time of signing). Many studios in the UK pierce girls` nipples as young as 16. Below the usual age limit for piercing. If the parent has a different surname and address than the minor, legal documents (birth certificate, marriage certificate, divorce documents, adoption documents, etc.) must be provided to verify the relationship. Most piercers will not knowingly pierce a pregnant or nursing woman. This is done for reasons of responsibility on the part of the piercers, but also to prevent bacteria from entering the newly pierced nipples and to give the nipples time to heal properly. It is recommended that mothers wait 3 to 4 months after weaning before having their nipples pierced, as hormonal changes during breastfeeding can affect the healing process. Reputable piercers have a waiver that the client can sign by asking questions about pregnancy and breastfeeding. We offer earlobe piercings for children 8 years and older, limited edition piercings for clients 13 years and older and selected piercings for minors aged 16 to 17 in the presence of a parent or guardian. In accordance with Philadelphia regulations, we are unable to provide piercing services other than earlobe and outer ear cartilage piercings to customers under the age of 16 in our Philadelphia studio, even with parental consent. We are able to provide nostril and septal piercing services to customers ages 13-15 only at our Baltimore location. For all piercing services offered to minors, see below. – Genital or nipple piercings, marking, scarification, suspension, subcutaneous implantation, microdermal bifurcation or tongue are not allowed in minors. As always, I guess the girl`s fashion for nipple piercing comes from somewhere, maybe from people like Kylie Jenner (18), but you all need 16 to stop getting your nipple pierced. I already know that a bunch of “cool” girls distract me, since I don`t know anything about piercing, etc., “what does he know?” There is little evidence for the safety of nipple piercings and breastfeeding. Breastfeeding with nipple piercings can potentially cause choking and/or damage to the infant`s mouth. During breastfeeding with previously drilled holes, it can be problematic if there are scars or nerve damage. On the other hand, many women successfully breastfeed with pierced nipples, take extra care regarding their jewelry, and use various breastfeeding positions to minimize leakage and speed up the flow of milk to the baby. It is not recommended to have your nipples pierced during breastfeeding.