Woman Warns Others About The Marks Left On Baby-Changing Tables

source: Facebook/Jessica Wayman

Being a parent, especially a parent to a baby, can be downright exhausting. We’re constantly fretting over whether or not they’re eating enough, if they’re a comfortable temperature, and if we’re protecting them from the endless list of dangers in the world. This may come as a big shock, but something as seemingly harmless as a baby-changing table can be one of those dangers.

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Jessica Wayman took to Facebook to share some important information about baby-changing tables found in public restrooms. She urges all parents to always wipe down or a lay a blanket over a baby-changing table before placing a child on one. She explains that the black marks you will sometimes see on baby-changing tables are from burnt spoons; addicts use these as tables when they shoot up, and the tables could be covered in meth or heroin residue, as well as other harmful bodily fluids.

PSA: Before putting your babies anywhere near these things, ALWAYS wipe them down first. Even if you are in a hurry,…

Posted by Jessica Wayman on Sunday, September 23, 2018

Jessica’s post quickly went viral, and currently has almost 174,000 shares. Amidst her post’s attention, Jessica explained that she, too, is a recovering addict, and this is how she knows about this very-real situation. She wants to warn unsuspecting parents in order to protect innocent children from injury, disease, and more.

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So, the next time you go to use a baby-changing table, ensure that you either thoroughly wipe it down with a disinfecting wipe first or better yet, lay down a blanket or towel. Now that you’re aware of this information, you’ll be better equipped to protect your children. Thank you to Jessica for sharing this little-known yet important information.