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fell down stairs at 39+4 weeks

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typicallyaverage Mon 28-Mar-16 17:36:23

Hi all,

I have a spiral staircase which leads from our bedroom into the loft conversion, I was gathering some washing, and started to come down the stairs when I fell from the top to the bottom. I have bruised my arm, bumped my head and I landed on one of the steps right on my back (I'm already suffering from really bad back pain) so now it's really painful.

I have felt movements since (this was about half an hour ago).

Should I ring anyone or just leave it? It's my second baby and I'm just panicking a little.

RNBrie Mon 28-Mar-16 17:38:27

I'd call the midwife and ask...

Coconutty Mon 28-Mar-16 17:38:56

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

KitKat1985 Mon 28-Mar-16 17:43:58

Oh you poor thing. I'd call the maternity unit and get their advice. I'm sure it's fine if you've felt movements but it's worth getting checked out, just for your reassurance if nothing else.

typicallyaverage Mon 28-Mar-16 17:53:37

Thank you for your replies, I'm about to call now thanks

Gazelda Mon 28-Mar-16 17:57:23

Ooof! You're going to really ache tomorrow, you poor thing.
Definitely give the maternity unit a ring, I'm sure they'd happily check you over.

SewSlapdash Mon 28-Mar-16 18:03:19

I did similar at 37 weeks. Go and get checked, no one will mind at all.

BettyBi0 Tue 29-Mar-16 16:03:26

Go get checked definitely. Poor you!

possum18 Tue 29-Mar-16 16:11:21

Hope you and baby are okay!

typicallyaverage Wed 30-Mar-16 14:17:52

Thanks for your replies, I got checked out by a midwife and luckily everything seems fine! Phew!

Gazelda Wed 30-Mar-16 16:53:25

That's good news. Good luck with the rest of your pregnancy.

KitKat1985 Wed 30-Mar-16 17:35:27

Good to hear it. Glad you and bump are okay. x

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