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Old 03-08-2012, 07:46 PM
 
Location: Brentwood, Tennessee
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Or you could just brand your child with the pertinent info.

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Old 03-08-2012, 09:27 PM
 
Location: On the Ohio River in Western, KY
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I think this is a depends type of thing, not to mention up to individual families themselves.
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Old 03-08-2012, 10:33 PM
 
Location: Hyrule
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I'd be worried they'd miss it. Do they routinely look for tattoos now? Especially if you had others as an adult.
I'm with the rest of you on this. It's a big NO for me.
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Old 03-09-2012, 05:49 AM
 
Location: The Hall of Justice
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In general no, I don't see a reason to. There would have to be a really good reason, such as an extreme medical condition and a reason why he couldn't wear a bracelet. Barring the one-in-a-million rare scenario, I wouldn't. It's an interesting idea for adults, though.

A friend's ex has diabetes, and when his blood sugar wonks out he acts like a drunk person. Stumbling, slurring, incoherent. He's been arrested for being drunk before when all he needed was some orange juice. A tattoo on his arm or something might be helpful. But not for a kid.
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Old 03-09-2012, 08:40 AM
 
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No...I would NEVER subject my child to a med tattoo...I feel sorry for the kids whose parents would.
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Old 03-09-2012, 08:59 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Nope, not for us. I won't even microchip my pets, there's no way I'm tattooing my kids.
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Old 03-11-2012, 06:32 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Oh my goodness, NO! My daughter has a food allergy, but I would never brand her with it...
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Old 03-11-2012, 06:36 AM
 
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Nope, not for us. I won't even microchip my pets, there's no way I'm tattooing my kids.
Ditto!
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Old 03-11-2012, 08:47 AM
 
Location: 500 miles from home
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My Goodness! I think we all agree.
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Old 03-11-2012, 04:31 PM
 
Location: Southern Oregon
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I would first ask, what gives the parent the right to intrude upon their child like this? Their body belong to them and no one else. Plus, as it's been mentioned eariler, as the child ages the tatoo will distort, I think it is a very bad idea.
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