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she found a glue stick...and ate it.

It was one of those acid free glue 2yr old ate like half of it! will she be ok?

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Asked by armywife43 at 3:47 PM on Aug. 25, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I would call poison control to be on the safe side. She will probably be fine, but poison control will tell you what to watch for and what to do, if anything.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 3:48 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • Yes, LOL. Kids eat the darnedest  things.


    Answer by louise2 at 3:48 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • I would call the pediatrician, just in case.

    Answer by ganna04 at 3:48 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • did you call poisin hotline???

    Answer by fiatpax at 3:49 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • More than likely. I think every kid at some point has eaten paste. Doesn't hurt to call the ped and check though.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 3:49 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • she'll be fine. give her some juice so she doesn't get constipated from it.

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 3:50 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • thanks. i called and they said she's fine. phew! i think i've eaten paste before as a kid, but half a glue stick was the part i was worried about lol.

    Comment by armywife43 (original poster) at 3:52 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • Yes, she'll be fine. They are non toxic. Worse that *could* happen is that she gets an upset stomach, or loose stool.

    You'll have many, many, many more concerning things to deal with that she's either eaten or you suspect her of having eaten. It'll be OK.

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 3:58 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • she should be ok most clue sticks are non toxic because of this very thing ..but a call to poison control is a good idea

    Answer by babie113 at 6:07 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

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