It's Mommy Moments once again and First Aid Tips is this week theme. Jake is a kind of baby or kid that doesn’t complain nor fuss when he is hurt. He didn't flinch when he got 2 or looks like 3rd degree burnt from our portable space heater. He didn't react when a bumble bee bit him and died under his shirt. He was a tough kid I would say. Then last month another major accident that caught us off guard. He was playing, got frustrated, threw a fit and hit his head at the edge in one of the Lego blocks he was playing with. Hubby was playing in front of the computer when Jake reached out to him bleeding. Of course he panicked as soon as he saw the blood in his head, as in non stop bleeding. We had cold pack but at that time all we think of was Jake and how to make the bleeding stop. I placed clean cloth in his head to make the bleeding stop while hubby was getting ready to rush Jake to the hospital. Fortunately, the bleeding had stop and we decided not to take him to the hospital. Since we did not have any bandages and other first aid stuff then except the bad aid and antibiotic for cut and burn hubby decided to run to the store instead and get those necessary things for the wound. We put band-aid at his head to keep the blood from bleeding. This was how his wounded head looked like. We used band aid because no bandage available in our medicine kit.
Since then, we stored bandages, gauze pads even if the is accident or not. We had almost everything like aspirin, Tylenol, Advil, cortisone and more even Pepto Bismol - you're covered hehehe(thats what it says in the commercials)is always in our medicine kit. I just hope and pray nothing like that won't happen anymore in the future or tomorrow or any given. Jake learned from that incident I supposed because every time he throw a fit or have tantrums now he is always careful not to bang his head too hard on the floor. I just wish this terrible twos stage will be over soon.
If you want to learn more first aid tips hop on over at Chris' Mommy Journey. You can also share any tips you know. Happy Weekend! TGIF.