The average toddler falls up to 38 times a day. That being said, when your little one starts to toddle around, you will notice more bumps & bruises than usual. Bruised heads and legs are most common. With your toddler falling that much, what can you do to protect your baby?
- Cover all sharp table corners with foam or soft cloths.
- Get some good floor padding for your baby’s common play areas.
- Get your toddler wearing shoes and give him some practice before he takes it outside.
As a parent, you want to protect your baby from any injury or pain. Just remember, in order for him to be steady on his feet, he must fall down first. That’s why our toddlers’ bones are flexible and their center of gravity is low. They were made to fall. Moms were made to give them a kiss for comfort and a bandage for the road. Point being, your toddler will fall and he will hurt himself. All you can do is keep him out of real danger and kiss him when he hurts. Keep up the good work Mom!