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6 month old rolled off the couch....

I feel horrible already, so PLEASE no bashing.
My 6 month old just rolled off the couch. It was a maybe a foot and a half fall for him. He cried, but it only took me a couple of minutes to calm him down. He's sleeping now... but it's his naptime anyway. Should I wake him up and make sure he's ok?


Asked by Anonymous at 5:50 PM on Mar. 14, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (9)
  • Gosh, I don't know a parent out there that this hasn't happened to! He should be fine, and don't feel bad, ( I know easier said then done)!
    It will be okay.

    Answer by anichols1 at 5:54 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • My week old did the same thing. We had carpeting- but anyway no harm done. Chances are your baby is fine, too, but for your peace of mind maybe wake him up tonight.

    Answer by Bmat at 5:52 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • Did he have any bumps?

    Answer by nowmommyof2 at 5:52 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • It's ok Mama it happens. He is fine sleeping if it' too long I would wake him. If he cries uncontrolably or starts to vomit take him to the ER. He should be fine. Just keep an eye on him.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:53 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • We have carpeting too, and I don't see any bumps. I think it just scared him. Ugh, I feel terrible.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 5:53 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • Mine does it too. Don't fret. Your baby will be okay.

    Answer by Imogine at 5:54 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • Awww... don't feel bad. My son did that at 2 weeks but he didn't even wake up. Babies are tough! Don't beat yourself up, we've all been there!

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 5:55 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • Thank you so much for the reassurance ladies! I won't be putting him up on the couch again!

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 5:57 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • It is a normal thing. Don't worry about it. My son rolled off our bed when He was 4 months old It was a short fall since back then our mattress was on the floor. He was still sleeping on the rug!! LOL.

    Answer by momavanessa at 5:59 PM on Mar. 14, 2011