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Baby concussion signs?

(5 Posts)
ihavenewsockson Tue 08-Sep-09 21:09:37

Ds2 fell off the bed onto wood floor about half an hour ago. He's 6.5mths.
Screamed like anything, wasn't sick and has fallen asleep- he was already tired as bedtime was overdue.
what signs should I look for concussion?
is it right to rouse him a couple of times in the night to check he's ok?

BlueBumedFly Tue 08-Sep-09 21:24:17

Call NHS direct, they gave me great info when DD fell against a coffee table. They told me where to check for bumps etc etc and told me to rouse her every 2 hours through the night.

Poor pickle, I would check though, they were great with me.

BonzoDoodah Tue 08-Sep-09 21:44:25

I'd phone NHS direct right away. They are super and won't at all think you are time wasting. NHS Direct 0845 46 47.

Hope he's okay.

BonzoDoodah Wed 09-Sep-09 13:42:24

how was your boy in the night?

ihavenewsockson Tue 15-Sep-09 12:46:21

Sorry- meant to update earlier.
He's absolutly fine. Thank you for the advice!

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