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Pregnant & Eat Dry Wall

Well I'm 36 weeks pregnant and I eat dry wall. I don't recall how far along I was when I started but I love it and crave it all the time. How is this harmful to my baby?  I tried to stop but can't.
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U are low on iron
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It can cause led poisoning
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Go see your doc please honey and try to resist because it could be really harmful to you both x
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Is that it? Can baby die from led poisioning
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Yes n they can take your baby from you if that happens
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Yes n they can take your baby from you if that happens
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Don't that stuff have fiberglass in it? Thats very harmful to the both of you!!
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Well I can't judge cause from time to time I eat dirt...I really crave it all the time
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It is called pica and it's very dangerous. Not only do you have an anemia going on which can have its own side effects you are putting you and your baby at risk of chemical or germ contact. Also the fiberglass and plaster is horrible in on GI tract and can cause worse anemia but effecting your absorption. Whe it comes to eating dirt that puts you at severe risk of contaminatuon as well. Please call your physiscian asapt. It can be very dangerous.
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I like paper all kinds they checked me already and nothing I've tried stopping also but it's awful I crave it more than anything!
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It's anemia. I have that problem with want get to luck wet concrete. I can't take iron but I read chewing rums or calcium chewers will ease the impulse...
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Woe these things are so harmful. Cant be good on u or a baby. Best of luck hope u all stoping these things.
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If you care about the health of your baby you'll realize how harmful it is and stop because a craving of something like that isn't near as important as your babys health.! Good luck..
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I ate a little piece piece of drywall and I accidentally swallowed some?! Someone help
It’s just a small piece but i wasn’t paying attention and I swallowed it.
I’m 32 weeks pregnant and I’m worried
I’ll be fine???
My baby will be ok???
Please be patient.  If members are able to help, they will respond when they are available.  It is not necessary to keep posting the same question.
Hello, remember.  It's best to check in with your ob/gyn when concerned.  But a small piece of dry wall is likely fine.  Have you talked to your doctor yet?
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