Only 8 +3 and fell over in a shopping centre, aside from the embarrassment, I'm so worried! Luckily I fell on my knees and hands and called the hospital they said baby is well protected and to rest, if there was any bleeding or pain to call them back. Haven't had any so that's good, but just can't believe it I've never fallen over sober. What an idiot!
These things happen. Thankfully you were not hurt. I fell off the side of the bath while painting (stupid I know) when I was about 8 weeks pregnant. Everything was fine except for the huge round bruise on my arse in the exact shape of the paint can lid DD is 6 now.
I think it's quite common because your balance is altered. I fell over with both my pregnancies, I managed to twist my foot, graze my knees and I tripped up a kerb and pushed dd1 over!! (different times, not all in one fall). Both were healthy babies. Like your hospital said, the baby is very well cushioned but it is still very embarrassing.
In my first pregnancy I was forever turning my ankles over at 14-20 weeks ish - I think it is all those relaxed ligaments from the hormones. I had a proper on-the-bump fall at 22 weeks, which may have been the catalyst for DS' early arrival at 32 weeks - so I have been extra cautious this time! But most of the time (and especially at this early stage) they are extremely well protected in there! My mum fell down the stairs at 20 weeks with me, and also fell through a wooden pontoon on a lake (just her foot/leg, not all of her!) and I turned out ok
I fell in a huge pothole in a car park when I was about 15 weeks, and the shock and crying made me vomit the dinner I had just eaten in said car park and put me off cheese cake till ds was about a year old. It's scary, but baby is very padded just now. Hope you are ok.