Mother Warns Parents About Dummies After Her Child's "Fell Apart"
A mother has warned parents to be wary of what dummy they are using for their kids.
Kimberley Graham took to Facebook last week, alleging that she has had an awful time with pacifiers.
She claimed that “for the 3rd time in 2 weeks they have literally fell apart in my baby’s cot.”
The mum added: “I’ve been sooo lucky as I check him regularly and found them before he did but these are NOT SAFE!!!!”
In her original post, Kimberley said that she had tried to contact the company with no success. She later said that she was awaiting a call from them.
The brand, Phillips Avent, told The Huffington Post: "We have been made aware of the incident with our soothers that has been shared on Facebook and are working with the consumer to get the soothers back, so we can have them assessed.
"For over 30 years, Philips Avent has been trusted by consumers navigating the first months and years of parenthood.
"Nothing is more important to us than the safety of the families who use our products. We regret any complaint that we receive and investigate all of them thoroughly.
"All Philips Avent products, including our soothers, are produced to standards which exceed the requirements set out by safety authorities including those in the United States and Europe.
"We have stringent procedures in place to ensure the highest standards of quality and safety.
"We also advise that consumers adhere to the recommended usage time frame and pay attention to the appropriate age group guidance on packaging.
"If any parents have further questions, they should not hesitate to contact our consumer care line on 020 7949 0240."
According to healthychildren.org, parents should buy pacifiers according to the recommended age range and inspect them regularly for damage and/or discoloration.
If you are concerned about the safety of a dummy, replace it immediately.