He Shared A Picture Of His Baby's Toe, And It's Something All Parents Need To See

FEBRUARY 5, 2016  —  By Joe Welkie

When you're a parent, you constantly want what is best for your child. You will do just about anything to make sure that your little one is safe, secure, and healthy. But sometimes, things go awry and life takes you down an unfortunate path.

That's what happened to Scott Walker when he noticed an irregularity on his daughter's toe. He and his wife took off the little girl's socks and revealed something bizarre.

This is known as "toe-tourniquet syndrome." It happens when a baby somehow wraps a piece of hair around their toe so tightly that circulation gets cut off. It's a syndrome that can become serious very quickly if it's not addressed immediately.

Had a small scare this afternoon with Ms. Molly. What happened was new to me, but apparently not totally uncommon, so I...

Posted by Scott Walker on Thursday, January 21, 2016

If this situation is not remedied, toes can be lost in the process. Luckily for this cutie, Mom and Dad caught it in time!

#BaldIsBeautiful

Posted by Scott Walker on Saturday, November 14, 2015

(via BuzzFeed)

These parents are extremely happy that they caught it before something drastic could happen. It's important for parents to be aware of conditions like this, and Walker is certainly great at spreading the word.

 

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