I went through the scariest thing I have ever went through as a parent today. Mikayla was playing. She has been trying to walk now for some time and is convinced that she can, even though she can't. Well she lets go of the coffee table, takes off, falls face first onto the hardwood floor, and puts her tooth into her lip. She started screaming so I ran over to find her gushing blood everywhere. I picked her up, ran to the bathroom, and got toilet paper. I was trying to calm her down so I could look, but I couldn't see because she was bleeding so bad. I called my Mom freaking out, Mikayla was still screaming. She calmed me down and told me it was ok. It looked alot worse than it really was. I was going to take her to the ER, but I doubt they would have done anything. My Mom lives 30 minutes away so I went to my neighbor's house and let her look at it. She is a nurse and has 2 boys so I figured she would know what to do. She said it was going to be alright. Luckily, her tooth didn't go all the way through her lip. It just cut it a little bit. It is crazy how much blood came from that little bitty cut. That scared the crap out of me. I gave her some motrin and she is fine now. Her lip is really swollen, but she is back to her happy self. I am still pretty shook up, but it doesn't seem to be bothering her anymore. She has had bumps and bruises, but never blood. Glad she is ok, but DAMN! Way to give Mom a heart attack!

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SayOhMy
Jun. 2, 2008 at 8:45 PM Seliva makes it look even worse too. That happened to my son.

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momof...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 8:47 PM dont you hate those gushers. it is amazing how much blood can come from a small cut. glad she is okay and you did good too.

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Jules_
Jun. 2, 2008 at 8:56 PM I am glad that she is doing okay!  It is scary when your baby gets hurt.  We have been there tons of times!!

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maria...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 9:07 PM omg hon that sounds soooo scary! I would have totallly freaked out too and thank goodness she is ok and all better. She probably already forgot about it and you are still shaking over it. Thats what mommys are for. I hope shes all better and her lip gets better. Alex sends feel better hugs to mikayla!

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Satur...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 9:08 PM aww. Everything makes me so emotional. Its been 6 months since I had my son and you would think these things would go away. I am SO GLAD she is okay. I hate hearing my little one cry. He decided to flip off the couch in two seconds. I knew I shouldnt have turned around for that second. I heard the bonk and the a silence and the the scream.  He only cried for a second, but I thought I let him break his arm or something. Adrenaline I have never felt. I probably would have ran faster to the hospital than drove:)  I hope she sleeps okay tonight.

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ELClo...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 9:57 PM Oh man. Weve done that a few times. It comes with the territory mommy :)
You did amazing though. Me? Yeah.. i FREAK THE F*** OUT!
I cant STAND to see my baby in pain. & thats mostly the reason
she freaks is because of me.. but MAN! That is hard to watch..
You did good :)

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angel...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 10:46 PM Aww poor mom and baby. It's so scary when little ones get hurt. the other night Everett got the glass front door slammed into the back of his head. He was screaming so hard. He had this red line on his head. It broke my heart.

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celti...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 12:46 AM Oh sweety, I know how you feel. My poor baby has done that twice! It is the hard part about their development, they are so clumsy and tend to catch falls with their face :( Glad she is ok, anywhere on the face/.head bleeds a lot, be prepared! I know it was scary!

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cdema...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 7:40 AM I am glad she is OK . That is scary something similar  happened w/ my older son when he was little....but somehow they are though little people.

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Jenni...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 7:57 PM I hope she gets to feeling better. Thats never any fun! The poor dear. My friends baby just did that yesterday, but she doesn't have any teeth, but boy did she bleed! She's okay too. Well, I hope things go okay. Have a good evening.

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