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Mumof2babies Fri 17-Jul-20 18:39:13

Today is one of the worst days ever I tripped over one of my sons toys and fell holding the baby and she hit her head off the floor sad I feel awful I took her to a&e and all seems fine but now worried that they may involve social services I've never had any involvement from them

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user1493413286 Fri 17-Jul-20 18:42:22

Honestly you won’t be contacted by them; it was an accident and a&e will see similar things all the time. I did something similar recently and the nurse at a&e said it’s worse for the parents than the baby as they beat themselves up about it for a long time. It happens but your baby is ok and you did the right thing in getting her checked

Mumof2babies Fri 17-Jul-20 21:14:48

@user1493413286 I just feel so awful that it happened in the first place I hurt myself in the process trying to protect her from hitting the floor but I coukdnt stop it but I just told them that i didnt because i just wanted her to be checked and be okay

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My0My Fri 17-Jul-20 21:17:46

Don’t worry. You’ll probably make sure the toys out of the way in future so Safety first from now on. Hope you’re ok.

Mumof2babies Fri 17-Jul-20 21:46:39

@My0My my son was actually playing with them at the time ..God knows how I managed to avoid falling on top of him...the worst thing is the floor is laminate not carpet so its quite hard I actually cried because I pretty much fell on top of her

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My0My Fri 17-Jul-20 23:06:08

It’s frightening when an accident happens. I guess the only advice is that if you need to go where the toys are, don’t go holding the baby or get the toys out of the way first. Hard - I know.

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