We sometimes get in situations when we take decisions without a second thought. This is especially true in crises situations when everything is happening at the same time and we have to make flash decisions.
The decisions we make often times reflect our priorities, and this is the right time to find out what they are!
Opening the tap wouldn't take too long to flood. Wet clothes can still be washed tomorrow. The doorbell ringing might be unknown stranger so it'd be best to check first before opening the door and lastly taking care of the baby. Phone calls might be something urgent like our fam/friends called us for emergency or something.