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My son just ate a worm, What should I do?

I had the back door open earlier today to enjoy the weather, and I was in the kitchen doing dishes and I looked over and my 14 month old was chewing something and I didn't give him anything so I went to open his mouth to see what it was and it was a WORM I got what I could out of his mouth but he swallowed a lot of it. What would you do?

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BlainesMommy09

Asked by BlainesMommy09 at 5:51 PM on May. 5, 2010 in Health

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  • Tell him worms are yucky and not to put them in his mouth.

    They have a lot of protein. He'll be fine.
    ThrivingMom

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 5:52 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Laugh! Don't worry, it will die right away when it hits his tummy and the acid kills it. He'll digest it just like a chicken nugget!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:53 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • You don't do anything... It's actually BETTER for him than a chicken nugget!!

    Write it in your journal for blackmail when he gets older ;) LMAO!
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 5:59 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • I'm pretty sure he's okay. There are people around the world that eat worms all the time .. they are fine.
    And I like the idea for writing it down as blackmail - good one Obby
    NOLAmommaKRYS

    Answer by NOLAmommaKRYS at 6:02 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Oh boY!! I don't want to laugh but it is funny. He'll be just fine! My Son licked a dried bird poop out on our deck last year and I was really upset but he was fine:)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:02 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Tell him not to eat them. But it won't hurt him. Its mostly water. And protein. People eat worms and other bugs for survival all the time and are fine.
    missbreezy214

    Answer by missbreezy214 at 6:41 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Keep him away from the bait stores..LOL
    GMMOLLY

    Answer by GMMOLLY at 7:25 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Laugh my butt off. That is it, it wont hurt him, actually pretty good for him! Lots of people eat worms as food!
    clovismommy25

    Answer by clovismommy25 at 12:27 PM on May. 6, 2010

  • hey mine ate dog poop so you are already doing better than me!
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:59 PM on May. 6, 2010

  • Is he too big to use for bait?? If so, there's no choice but to buy more worms! lol
    hatinnd

    Answer by hatinnd at 1:10 PM on May. 6, 2010

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