What can I do?

Narcemorua - posted on 06/07/2012 ( 2 moms have responded )

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Omg my doughter just fell from bed it is her first time falling off she is 5months I don't know what to do. Is because she was asleep with me in the bed I was so tired I forgot about her i just herd a loud scream and it was her in the floor of cement and a small carpet what could happen to her am i a badd mom??

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Brianna - posted on 06/07/2012

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ur not a bad mom. my daughter fell off the change table when she was 5 months old.. i was fighting with the diaper genie and i was right there yet somehow she fell between my belly and the table. she was fine i was a wreck lol. felt like the worst mom ever lol. just watch her and make sure shes not actiing funny im sure shes fine

Kaitlin - posted on 06/07/2012

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I would put her in her own bed from now on, or invest some time researching how to co sleep safely. You're not a bad mom, you'll make tons of mistakes during motherhood, everyone does. She'll be okay. If she seems lethargic take her to a walk in clinic. Keeping baby awake after a fall/head trauma is not needed- this is an old wives tale. You CAN let a baby sleep after they have hit their head, as long as you wake them up a half hour later. It can actually benefit them as most young children just need to shut down (emotionally and physically) after a trauma- this is normal- if you can't wake them after a half hour or so, take them to the ER.

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