I definitely am not looking for an "it's okay, this kind of stuff always happens." I am looking to see (if you care to share) how much guilt you feel when your LO gets hurt.
Three times my Peanut has fallen in my care (C was around, but I was the one with Peanut). The first time we were on the plane and I sat Peanut down in the seat and reached up to put my backpack in the bin. WTF was I thinking?! My Peanut fell off the seat and hit her head on the metal foot of the seat in front of her. We watched her and immediately called the pediatrician. Granted Peanut was fine, but still, my stupidity could have caused some serious damage. The second time Peanut was laying in bed with us. I used to cup her in my arm to the inside of the bed. I had never let go of her. One night I turned over, her cupped in my other arm facing the outside of the bed. I thought no problem, I have never let go of her...well that night I did. It was HORRIBLE! I mean HORRIBLE! I can still hear her head hitting the floor! Then there was last night. The Kiddos have learned to crawl on and off the couch pretty easy now. They back right down like they should. Well, Peanut was playing and I was watching her, and she turned and her hand caught the part of the cushion that overlaps the base of the couch, BOOM, she fell right off hitting landing on the left side of her head. I totally lost it...I was so frightened!
I feel so guilty when the Kiddos get hurt, even when I am not around, especially when it comes to them hitting their head. Do any of you feel a "gut wrenching" guilt when your LO gets hurt?