One mom is warning other parents to check any and all baby facilities before they use them for their own children.
According to Facebook, Emma Kennedy was in a public bathroom when she noticed something on the changing table that didn’t belong.
As the picture she posted on the social media site shows, the mom found a needle laying near the corner of the table.
I am beyond disgusted and absolutely filled with anger that someone would stoop so low as to leave a used needle in a baby changing toilet on the baby changing table! This was Morrison’s in town and to be fair to them it was due to be checked and they acted immediately on me telling them. Luckily Harper hadn’t gone anywhere near it as we were just using the toilet. Please please be extra vigilant and check any baby facilities before using them.
As Dearly previously reported, changing tables in public restrooms are allegedly also used by drug abusers.
As another mom explained on Facebook earlier this year, parents also have to weary of “skid marks” on the tables as well.
PSA: Before putting your babies anywhere near these things, ALWAYS wipe them down first. Even if you are in a hurry,…
Jessica Wayman wrote:
PSA: Before putting your babies anywhere near these things, ALWAYS wipe them down first. Even if you are in a hurry, even if you have a blanket to lay down. See the black marks? Those are from burnt spoons. Addicts use these as tables while they shoot up. There could be residue from heroin/meth whatever, and other harmful bodily fluids. If someone doesn’t care about themselves, I can promise you, they aren’t thinking about your kids. Be cautious
SHARE so this can reach as many parents/guardians/babysitters as possible. It could mean the difference between life or death/serious life threatening injury, for a lot of innocent children & unsuspecting parents.
EDIT: I never expected this to get so much attention, but since it is, to clarify some of the things I’m seeing being questioned, this is in reference to changing stations in single person bathrooms & in handicapped stalls, yes this is VERY REAL. I am a recovering addict myself, which is why I made this post in the first place, to warn all the unsuspecting parents who would never think something like this when looking at a changing table. Along with people using them as tables while they shoot up, they are also OFTEN used by addicts to bust drugs out and crush them up upon. So again, be cautious.
As Kennedy said in the comments, if she ever changes her daughter while they are out, then she always makes sure to “put a travel mat down first.”