Expressing oneâ€™s love for somebody is an exalting exercise. One modern and stylish way is to show it through tattoos and when you have to do it for your baby, getting her/his footprint inked on your body would be the cutest and loveliest thing to do. These days, one can easily bump into mothers wearing baby footprint tattoos on their different body parts. It is also worn by few as a mark of protest against abortion. Some also wear it in loving memory of their lost child. Whatever the reason, the footprints are a touching symbol. It always reminds you of having created a biological replica of yourself who is growing each and every day.
Baby footprint tattoos are made with the footprint size taken at the time of the birth of the child. They are mostly carved in black but colors especially pink and blue are also used along with soft motifs and images. Sometimes, the birth dates are also placed somewhere near them. Eyes, foot, arm, hand and neck are the preferred places for wearing these tattoos. Here is a collection of 35 baby footprint tattoos with mothers wearing them in varied designs and styles. It would be a good idea to check them out if you are thinking of getting one for yourself.
A freshly carved tattoo with footprint taken at the time of birth.
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