April 27, 2016
Source: POPSUGAR.com, 27 April, 2016.
Nine times out of 10, you make sure your kids wear their helmets when they go out on a bike ride. But that one time you don’t? The one time they fall? That’s when it matters most.
Just ask Tiffany Rivera, whose 10-year-old son Jaden rode his bike without a helmet one day last month.
“While riding his bike, he fell off, scraping up his elbow and knee,” said the Florida-based mom. Like most parents would do, she asked Jaden if anything else hurt. His only complaints were his elbow and knee. “He showed no signs of trauma and continued about his day.”
Two days later, Jaden woke up with a headache. He was lethargic and had no appetite. That’s when Rivera noticed something: “You could see swelling around his right temple.”
She decided to take him to the hospital, and when she got Jaden into the car, he started vomiting. By the time they arrived at the ER, things were far worse.
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