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5 month old eating printed paper

(9 Posts)
suis Thu 15-Oct-09 09:56:19

My 5 month old just helped herself to a fair bit of a sheet of paper that I had printed out some pictures on. Please reassure me that this is not going to do her any harm.

MrsBadger Thu 15-Oct-09 10:17:09

nope, but be prepared for a possible paiper-mâché vomiting session later

suis Thu 15-Oct-09 10:18:18

ooohhh I never thought of papier mache... you don't think it could gum up her insides do you ?

bananastainsonallmytops Thu 15-Oct-09 10:25:44

my DS has eaten bits of newspaper, magazines etc that i wasn't able to retrieve from his mouth. just expect it to appear in the next poo your baby does. if you notice anything else, maybe ring the docs.

MrsBadger Thu 15-Oct-09 10:36:07

no, unless she ate a pot of wallpaper paste too wink

geraldinetheluckygoat Thu 15-Oct-09 10:39:12

dont worry, it will be fine, was DS1's staple diet in the early months...grin

kreecherlivesupstairs Thu 15-Oct-09 10:42:23

My dd had a liking for tinsel, each nappy change containing solids was a sparkly affair. I am sure she'll be fine.

suis Thu 15-Oct-09 13:37:57

thank you all for your help. She seems fine so far, so Ireckon we'll just have to wait for it to work it's way through now.

geraldinetheluckygoat Thu 15-Oct-09 15:30:27

glad shes ok! Sparkly nappies? How disco and retro, very exciting!! grin

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