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ds has a nasty cold (as do all of us) and it seems to have affected his balance, but not his fearlessness.
In the last two days he's has two quite nasty falls - from a toddler sized chair and the toybox. Makes a nasty noise on the marble floor .
Anyway it occurs to me that perhaps I should take him to the docs just in case. should I? he's 12 months and still at the "rubbery head" stage - also has fallen before. I'd say he was fine, but he isn't because he has this filthy cold but he is still himself in between whinges. What do you think?
Personally, I would take him to the doctors to get him checked out and put your mind at rest, he may have the onset of an inner ear infection and it would be treated quickly, Or ring NHS direct, I have found them invaluable with my two when they have been ill.
I thought you meant the bump to the head, was watching this thread as my 12 month old has had some nasty falls this week and I'm never sure how badly he has fallen and what I should do. Having said that the ear infection and lack of balance makes sense for him as well as he's got a cold as well.
well, I took them to the docs - ds doesn't have an ear infection, but is probably asthmatic, and dd does have an ear infection.
I couldn't believe it. Will be taking them every time they have a temp now - the doc asked if dd had been crying a lot (i.e. infection is quite bad) but she hasn't - she's just been a bit ill. Little trooper.
Our dd has monster ear infections on a regular basis with nothing to show for it beforehand except for being slightly restless and tetchy, SP. Some girls are just born stoics! Hope they both feel better soon, glad ds' bonce is OK.