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What I Learned from That One Time My Daughter Needed Seven Stitches

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**I AM NOT A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL. EVERYTHING CONTAINED IN THIS POST IS JUST ADVICE THAT I AM GIVING BASED ON MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE. ALWAYS FOLLOW THE ADVICE OF A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL.**


My previous post was all about what happened that one time my daughter needed seven stitches, but now, I’d like to share with you what I learned from the experience that may help parents in a similar situation:

1. Prevention is the best form of treatment. Always tell your child not to run!

Specifically at times where it could be dangerous for them to do run. 

I never really worried about Leia running because she’s a kid, and kids are always running, but after this incident, I will definitely be more watchful and not hesitate to tell her not to run.

2. Keep a cool head!

When she fell, I was flooded with thoughts of how to properly handle the situation. 

The two CPR classes I’d taken years ago, and all of the movie scenes in which people were shot and bleeding all flashed through my head. 

These are the steps …