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My 5 month old just fell off the couch

Anonymous
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onto the hardwood floor. Besides crying she seems okay but what should I do? I don't think a doctor is needed but I'm still worried. Help?


Edit for those that can't read followups:

I'm at work. DBF is home with her. He texted, I went through the rundown what to look out for and to keep an eye on her but I don't need to call her Pedi and have an overzealous nurse report it to CPS. I came on to ask if there was anything ELSE I should be looking out for.


And I'll say it again. DBF was sitting RIGHT NEXT TO HER reaching down into the diaper bag. It happened in a split second so all those bitches claiming that she was left unattended can cram it. It's not helpful and obviously incorrect.

Posted by Anonymous on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:05 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:06 PM
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 Don't leave your 5 month old unintended on a couch?!

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Just watch her and see if she seems OK. Don't let her go to sleep for a while. Watch her pupils to ensure they look normal. If you're worried, call your pedi for phone advice.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:08 PM

Yeah not helpful. Besides I didn't my boyfriend did. He was reaching down in the diaper bag to change her diaper and she rolled off.

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 Don't leave your 5 month old unintended on a couch?!


jennjune1984
by on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:08 PM
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She should be fine.  My kid has rolled off of beds and couches.  My friends kid, even fell off of the changing table onto tile floor and was fine.  Just keep an eye on her.  Accidents do happen, don't let any one tell you differently. 

KairisMama
by Emerald Member on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:09 PM
Shell be fine. Give her comfort. My DS fell off my bed a few times prior to age one. Hes alive!!
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kryptomom
by Gold Member on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:11 PM

Keep an eye on her.  She'll probably be fine, but look for signs of sleepiness - a sign of concussion.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:11 PM

Call and let her ped's office know, just to be on the safe side. Not reporting "incidents" might be a red flag for some doctors, even if there is nothing going on. Watch her for any change in personality or temperment, and make sure if she has any bumps to her head that they are not indented but rather a bump.

TarantulaTress
by on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:11 PM
This, ffs.


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 Don't leave your 5 month old unintended on a couch?!


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YzmaRocks
by Ruby Member on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:12 PM
Just keep an eye on her for awhile. Most likely she is fine.
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Mel0dy
by Platinum Member on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:13 PM
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Quoting Anonymous:

 Don't leave your 5 month old unintended on a couch?!

are you kidding me? It is very normal for babies to fall off stuff. My DD fell off the couch one day and I was RIGHT THERE. Things happen sometimes. 

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