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The baby powder itself is not harmful, but the powder is so fine that it could be possible for the fine particles to be inhaled and cause respiratory problems.
It can be extremely harmful for a baby to eat washing soda. If this happens you should call 911 and then Poison Control immediately.
yes of course you stupid idiots!
Of course it is a problem if a toddler ate (ingested) baby powder! Call your doctor to see what they recommend.
Baby powder is not food.
Well, baby powder helps my throat. I get constant pain in my throat, and everytime, I eat Baby Powder. My doctor reccomended it.
Baby powder is not yummy at all. Alkali is a chemical in baby powder. It is not safe to eat the baby powder, it could be poisonous!
Baby powder is a poison (talc) that can cause organ failure and death.
I think because of it's aluminum content it would be harmful to mind.
Turds and Baby Powder.
Washing powder is sodium carbonate that is poisnous for us it can cause the death of baby if baby eats it.
Well, no one should eat baby powder. Do you mean, using baby powder can cause yeast infections?
Yes! Don't eat it or drink it
Once the child is no longer a baby, it becomes toxic.
Are you out of your mind! Of course it's harmful ! If any food come from any animal don't eat it! You must be a retared
It can be - baby powder (talcum powder) is a fine particulate material, which means it can get deep into a cat's lungs and cause problems. Also, it is a calcium salt, which if ingested can cause electrolyte issues.
Baby powder has chemicals in it why would you eat that!! It can't be good for you cause it is not meant to be eaten.
Medical science does not know why people eat baby powder, but the thinking is that it possibly is a craving due to a dietary deficiency of iron or Vitamin D.
There really anything WRONG with it and I can't imagine that it could effect your period, BUT WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO EAT BABY POWDER?
Stick to eating food items only.