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dx yesterday. DD 3.8 yrs old. PA only. where do i get bracelet

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By My2girls on Wed, 05-02-07, 13:18

i logged on to medic alert site and i can not find the bracelets for toddlers-or any bracelets fpor that matter-is there a secret club i have to join? i see people wearing them all over the place. what am i missing? (besides my wits at the moment-which were drowned out by my tears last night)...thanks, lauren

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By melissiabeth on Wed, 05-02-07, 14:45

I was confused also when I first ordered my daughters. You measure your child's wrist add a 1/2 inch (my daughter's wrist is 4 1/2 inches so I ordered a 5 inch braclet) As far as emblem size the petite is the smallest. The first bracelet I ordered was a small emblem- which was WAY to big for her- she wore it for a year until I smartened up and ordered a petite emblem (she is 2 1/2 now). It is perfect now! Also the medic alert CR are really helpful and if you call they will guide you through the process. Good Luck

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By Lori Anne on Wed, 05-02-07, 14:48

Link for medicalert...

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By My2girls on Wed, 05-02-07, 16:37

i did not know i had to purchase 40 dollar membership to medic alert + the cost of the sports band...i just enrolled here and bought a membership..i know LIFE and health ain't cheap-but......can i just say OUCHIe (60 bucks for a bracelet she won't want to wear)...do i have to get the medic alert one?

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By doofusclo on Wed, 05-02-07, 17:36

You don't have to have the medic alert one. They are a fine company and my daughter has one. Having said that my husband and I worked around public safety for years. We asked EMS workers about the bracelets and necklaces. They look for them - on wrists, ankles, and around the neck. But they don't call the 1 800 number and speak to your doctor. I think most pharmacies have bracelets you can have inscribed. You can list all allergies, that you carry and epi pen, doctors number, and whatever information you want.
My daughter is 3 and has worn one since she was about 13 months old. It started on her ankle but then I moved it to her wrist after getting a couple of links taken out to make it a bit smaller. I think it bothered her for about the first hour after I moved it to her wrist. Since then she doesn't even think about it.

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By My2girls on Wed, 05-02-07, 18:18

thanks-i will start shopping!!!! appreciate it

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By Lori Anne on Wed, 05-02-07, 18:33

Here are some links for you...







Hope that helps.

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By My2girls on Wed, 05-02-07, 18:36

thanks-looking them all up now.

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By brendaj on Wed, 08-08-07, 15:10

Your DD may be too young for these bracelets, but they are an excellent product and the owners stand behind it.It is a Canadian site too.

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