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Botox for an 8 year old

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/mom-year-daughter-botox-young-young/story?id=13580804


Is this child abuse? I think so. I also think injecting a child with an illegal prescription is a crime.
Why isn't this mom in jail?

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Saya

Asked by Saya at 9:53 AM on May. 12, 2011 in Parenting Debate

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Answers (15)
  • Good question, she should be in jail. That poor little girl...some people are so sick.
    sdks2011

    Answer by sdks2011 at 9:54 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • Thats wrong. End of.
    kylie_bob

    Answer by kylie_bob at 9:54 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • Why would an 8 y/o need it? That is crazy!!!
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 10:01 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • I think it is crazy to give a kid botox--- why would they need that?? I think the mom has some mental problems and image problems.....
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 10:17 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • I heard about it on the news this morning. The daughter was in beauty pageants and the mom started seeing tiny lines on her face, so she started the botox. I think it's very sad and yes she should be put in jail. Some parents out there doing their best and still getting kids taken away from them. Then there are parents like this that don't have the children at heart.
    RelaxedMom2-3

    Answer by RelaxedMom2-3 at 10:46 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • Botox has no appropriate cosmetic use in children.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 11:03 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • Mom needs a mental evaluation and learn to get a real job. Jails offer a place to pick up a new trade.
    DJsMommy610

    Answer by DJsMommy610 at 4:28 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • Yes. This is definitely abuse!
    KennsWifey

    Answer by KennsWifey at 4:45 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • There has to at least be something criminal about giving a child prescription drugs that aren't prescribed to her.
    Kitkat61277

    Answer by Kitkat61277 at 11:38 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • I dont see the point of it...
    Supervane

    Answer by Supervane at 1:57 AM on May. 13, 2011

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