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I got an item called Childs Heart, but it is on the left side of the screen (opposite of where Q items appear) and I can't figure out how to use it. What does it do and how can I use it?

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They're one of the new items called trinkets. Pretty sure it's passive, but I don't know what it does. – Mr Smooth May 28 '12 at 20:04
possible duplicate of Which Trinkets are available in Wrath of the Lamb? – Drake May 31 '12 at 12:25
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It's a trinket. Trinkets are passive, so it will be active as long as it is visible at the top left of your screen. You don't need to do anything special to use it other than pick it up.

No one knows for 100% certain what it does yet, but people think that it increases the likelihood of hearts dropping from killing enemies or clearing rooms.

Once people know for sure, you'll certainly be able to find the answer on the BOI wiki:

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Thanks,but this is only half an answer. I want to know what this item does. – murgatroid99 May 29 '12 at 12:51
Ok, I edited the response to spell things out a little more. – mcstrother May 29 '12 at 16:37
OK, this seems to be consistent with what I've seen. – murgatroid99 May 29 '12 at 16:42

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