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Baby Falls Onto the Train Tracks and Survives

Has Your Child Ever Had a Close Call?


An Australian mom had the scare of her life recently when her stroller, which was holding her 6-month old baby, rolled off a platform onto train tracks and was hit by an oncoming train. Miraculously, the baby was not hurt and only ended up with a bump on his head. The accident took no more than a few seconds, but it leaves an image that will last a lifetime. Most every mother has had a close call that makes her heart jump to her throat: losing a lil one at the mall, jumping in after a sinking child in the pool, or dislodging a hot dog from a toddler's throat.

Fortunately the train accident is rare and provides another reminder that parents can never be too careful. Despite your best efforts, has your child ever had a close call?

The footage of the train event is difficult to see (even knowing that the baby was not injured) but if you want to watch it, just

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FrankiLee FrankiLee 6 years
Oh my goodness. I just felt my heart stop watching this. That poor mother. I cannot even imagine the fear she felt. My daughter fell off of our bed in a matter of seconds too -- nothing like this incident, but it still happens in the blink of an eye.
cheersdarlin916 cheersdarlin916 6 years
When my son was a month old I brought him to Walmart to have pictures taken and he was buckled in his carseat and I set the car seat on a bench and before I knew it his carseat was upside down on the floor. Thankfully he was still straped in and he only got a bump on the head but I sat there and cried holding him for about 15 minutes and since then I did not care how big the bench was he was always set on the floor. Nothing for him to fall off of.
Kimpossible Kimpossible 6 years
When I saw this video last week, I couldn't even imgaine the terror that I would have felt waiting for that train to pass. Such a miracle. The only close calls we've had have been running out into the street with our 2 middle children when they were toddlers. So true, Fit it's just a matter of seconds.
Fitness Fitness 6 years
That is terrifying. I am so relieved the baby was OK. When my oldest was just starting to squirm, I placed her on my bed and turned to my dresser to find a pair of socks and BANG! She feel (and our bed is high off the ground). It was terrifying. She was fine, but in a matter of seconds accidents happen.
Relli80 Relli80 6 years
Oh my god, I saw this and my heart broke especially seeing the mothers horrified reaction. I had a similar thing happen to me on my front porch. I was wrestling my dog and forgot to put the brake on and saw my 3-month old baby go off the front steps and crash to the ground. Thankfully he was strapped in and was completely unharmed but I was a mess and felt like the worst mother in the world. Now I am never without the stroller strap on and brake at each stop...... I am never taking a chance again.
skigurl skigurl 6 years
ohhh when i saw that footage last week i got shivers thank god the baby was okay. what a miracle.
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