Dad Shares Scary Photo Of His Baby’s Foot To Warn New Parents Of This Dangerous Situation

Dad Shares Scary Photo Of His Baby’s Foot To Warn New Parents Of This Dangerous Situation
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Newborns are undoubtedly the cutest little things ever, but one has to remember that these little lumps of cuteness are also extremely fragile. If not taken care with all-round alertness, babies might end up finding themselves in places that can prove fatal. Something similar could have happened to Scott Walker's baby girl had it not been for timely action.

Now, he's sharing his baby's story to warn every one of the unforeseen dangers that a baby might face. Check it out.

This is Molly.

This is Molly.

Molly is Scott and Jessica Walker's second daughter.

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Elder sister.

Elder sister.
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She also has a 3-year-old elder sister, Mya.

During a family outing...

During a family outing...
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The family had recently gone out for lunch when Molly became very upset. The parents tried out everything there was to calm her down, but nothing seemed to work, and Scott and Jessica began to sense that something was off.

Removing the sock...

Removing the sock...
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The mother noticed that Molly seemed to be overheating, and so took off her sock. That's when she noticed something wrong with her toe.

The real problem...

The real problem...
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A strand of hair had wrapped around her toe so tightly that it had pierced her skin. Doctors call this phenomenon "toe-tourniquet syndrome" or a "hair tourniquet."

Common and serious situation

Common and serious situation
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It is a very common and extremely dangerous situation, which, if not looked into in time, can lead to the loss of the toe.

Treating Molly

Treating Molly
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Molly's mom quickly removed the hair from her toe using a magnifying glass and tweezers. Luckily, Molly escaped serious complications, although the situation could have easily been much worse.

Sharing the story

Sharing the story
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Scott knows that this situation is very common, and realizes how dangerous it can be. That's why he's doing the commendable job of sharing the story, so other new parents can remain wary of it too.