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Does J have Pica? (slightly dramatic)

Mrs.AmyDylanMrs.AmyDylan member
edited January 2014 in Success after IF
So J puts everything in her mouth (typical 12mo old, right?). However, she will go to sneaky lengths to eat paper.

I asked Dr. google and it would appear that she has Pica (characterized as a pattern of eating non-food substances such as dirt or paper). 

What do I do? (in case you got to this point and think I'm a nut job it's true - but this poll is intended to be funny)
TTC Since 3/2010
Me-36, Unexplained Infertility, DH-35, all clear
Clomid 50mg 12/2011 = BFN
Clomid 100mg 1/2012 = BFN, with Cyst
IVF #1 Lupron/Menopur/Gonal-f/HCG Trigger
ER 4/19/12 = 11 retrieved, 6 fertilized,
ET 4/22/12 = 2 transfered (day 3), remaining 3 weren't good enough to freeze
Beta 5/3 = BFP, 87 Beta #2 5/7 560.9 Beta #3 5/9 1376.5 First u/s One Baby, 125bpm!
Second u/s, 176bmp! Kicked over to the OB by the RE at 8w. Team Green!! 
Baby girl J arrived two weeks early! Born into water, med-free. Hooray for Team Pink!

TTC #2 - back to the RE, treatment started 12/2014. 

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Does J have Pica? (slightly dramatic) 28 votes

Freak the fuck out and get her to the pedi ASAP
3% 1 vote
*shrug* your kid has crazy parents, what did you expect?
67% 19 votes
A baby will decide what they need to round out their diet, offer paper along with her usual meals (she should not be shamed by her disorder)
21% 6 votes
Make another suggestion below (the special snowflake)
7% 2 votes

Re: Does J have Pica? (slightly dramatic)

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  • Try using shredded paper as a condiment on her fruit and veggie purées. Mmmmm!
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  • You guys are great! Come on, everyone can vote even if you don't have a funny comment :)
    TTC Since 3/2010
    Me-36, Unexplained Infertility, DH-35, all clear
    Clomid 50mg 12/2011 = BFN
    Clomid 100mg 1/2012 = BFN, with Cyst
    IVF #1 Lupron/Menopur/Gonal-f/HCG Trigger
    ER 4/19/12 = 11 retrieved, 6 fertilized,
    ET 4/22/12 = 2 transfered (day 3), remaining 3 weren't good enough to freeze
    Beta 5/3 = BFP, 87 Beta #2 5/7 560.9 Beta #3 5/9 1376.5 First u/s One Baby, 125bpm!
    Second u/s, 176bmp! Kicked over to the OB by the RE at 8w. Team Green!! 
    Baby girl J arrived two weeks early! Born into water, med-free. Hooray for Team Pink!

    TTC #2 - back to the RE, treatment started 12/2014. 

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  • I've heard paper works wonders on helping LO's sleep, their complexion, physique for later in life, and if words are written on the paper it can even improve their vocab. Definitely encourage the ingestion of paper!!!! :D
    ITA. Start feeding her War and Peace if you want her to get into the right schools.
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  • queenbone said:
    I've heard paper works wonders on helping LO's sleep, their complexion, physique for later in life, and if words are written on the paper it can even improve their vocab. Definitely encourage the ingestion of paper!!!! :D
    ITA. Start feeding her War and Peace if you want her to get into the right schools.
    Maybe it would put her to sleep! Haha! I could use a bit more sleep, so a long baby nap or night sleep would be awesome!
    TTC Since 3/2010
    Me-36, Unexplained Infertility, DH-35, all clear
    Clomid 50mg 12/2011 = BFN
    Clomid 100mg 1/2012 = BFN, with Cyst
    IVF #1 Lupron/Menopur/Gonal-f/HCG Trigger
    ER 4/19/12 = 11 retrieved, 6 fertilized,
    ET 4/22/12 = 2 transfered (day 3), remaining 3 weren't good enough to freeze
    Beta 5/3 = BFP, 87 Beta #2 5/7 560.9 Beta #3 5/9 1376.5 First u/s One Baby, 125bpm!
    Second u/s, 176bmp! Kicked over to the OB by the RE at 8w. Team Green!! 
    Baby girl J arrived two weeks early! Born into water, med-free. Hooray for Team Pink!

    TTC #2 - back to the RE, treatment started 12/2014. 

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  • I had to vote because I wanted to see what others voted. Glad the majority think J has crazy parents... Lol
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  • Amy, you are a riot!


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  • I had to vote because I wanted to see what others voted. Glad the majority think J has crazy parents... Lol
    It's only funny 'cause it's true!
    TTC Since 3/2010
    Me-36, Unexplained Infertility, DH-35, all clear
    Clomid 50mg 12/2011 = BFN
    Clomid 100mg 1/2012 = BFN, with Cyst
    IVF #1 Lupron/Menopur/Gonal-f/HCG Trigger
    ER 4/19/12 = 11 retrieved, 6 fertilized,
    ET 4/22/12 = 2 transfered (day 3), remaining 3 weren't good enough to freeze
    Beta 5/3 = BFP, 87 Beta #2 5/7 560.9 Beta #3 5/9 1376.5 First u/s One Baby, 125bpm!
    Second u/s, 176bmp! Kicked over to the OB by the RE at 8w. Team Green!! 
    Baby girl J arrived two weeks early! Born into water, med-free. Hooray for Team Pink!

    TTC #2 - back to the RE, treatment started 12/2014. 

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  • Amy, you are a riot!


    Thanks! The board had been too serious (many good things though) this week. 
    TTC Since 3/2010
    Me-36, Unexplained Infertility, DH-35, all clear
    Clomid 50mg 12/2011 = BFN
    Clomid 100mg 1/2012 = BFN, with Cyst
    IVF #1 Lupron/Menopur/Gonal-f/HCG Trigger
    ER 4/19/12 = 11 retrieved, 6 fertilized,
    ET 4/22/12 = 2 transfered (day 3), remaining 3 weren't good enough to freeze
    Beta 5/3 = BFP, 87 Beta #2 5/7 560.9 Beta #3 5/9 1376.5 First u/s One Baby, 125bpm!
    Second u/s, 176bmp! Kicked over to the OB by the RE at 8w. Team Green!! 
    Baby girl J arrived two weeks early! Born into water, med-free. Hooray for Team Pink!

    TTC #2 - back to the RE, treatment started 12/2014. 

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  • Def add it to round out her diet. ;)
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  • imoverit said:

    Def add it to round out her diet. ;)

    It only rounds out the diet if it's circles of paper. Think sprinkling hole punches on J's food.
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  • TJ1979 said:
    Def add it to round out her diet. ;)
    It only rounds out the diet if it's circles of paper. Think sprinkling hole punches on J's food.

    Ahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
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