my son is 4yrs old. he is always eating on non food items. he just had a bm, and i had to pull out the longest string ever. I have alreafy told the doctor about this. he does have low iron. have anyone been threw this?
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â« Shawnn âªâ«â« - posted on 02/21/2014
Children will swallow anything, and everything, if they are not watched. You need to keep a closer eye on him, consistently correct him when he puts foreign objects into his mouth, and with consistent correction, and redirection, he will change the behaviour.
Generally, iron deficiency will not have a symptom such as 'eating every non food item in sight'...
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