The shocking truth about the marks on change tables
Mother warns parents to be vigilant
By Practical Parenting team
September 26 2018
A young mum from Indiana in the US has revealed the shocking truth behind the black marks sometimes seen on change tables in public restrooms.
The table has what looks like scuff marks on it, however the real reason for the marks is much more sinister.
“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,” she shared in a Facebook post.
“See the black marks? Those are from burnt spoons. (Drug) addicts use these as tables while they shoot up.
“There could be residue from heroin or 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.
“All it would take is flakes getting stuck to a blanket, and the baby later putting the blanket in their mouth. Especially with all the fentanyl out there right now, it takes a tiny amount to kill a full grown adult, it would take even less to kill a tiny baby.”
The young mother is a recovering addict herself, and says she wants to warn all unsuspecting parents who would never think of 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,” she added.
Her post has since had 95,000 shares on Facebook.