Milestones by Age Range. As the kids get older, we maintain basic rules to minimize falls and head injuries in particular. My baby yells unless he is sitting and can see so I prop him to get things done with toddler.
I try really hard not to react too much and distract him with a toy: So, if concussions are hard to diagnose in small children, what are the warning signs? Hot Network Questions.
Otherwise if its a light one we will laugh at it and the kids will go on. Falling is okay and usually safe as long as he lands on a reasonably flat surface, especially if it's not rock-hard tiles etc.
We just try to play it safe and watch over them more closely when they are in a position where they could hit their head harder. Watch for unusual behavior, but yes, generally babies will hit their heads often on the floor while learning to sit, crawl, stand. Post as a guest Name.
However he seemed more sleepy.. Determining whether to take your child to the doctor after he hits his head can be complicated.
Symptoms of a Concussion in Small Children Determining whether to take your child to the doctor after he hits his head can be complicated. Remember, it can take about a week before concussion symptoms go away.
Except, it started becoming visible in few hours and kept growing for a WEEK. B BoomtownMama.
So we don't give them cues unless it looks like a really hard bump, don't worry after awhile you'll know, then we go up and hold them and check. Search for: Linked 6.
This means that they will make a lot of failed experiments, and a lot of errors before they figure out what works. But hitting the head on the floor is not a big concern - remember that kids have learned to walk this way for thousands of years.