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More Bacteria On A Baby Grow Than A Toilet

More Bacteria On A Baby Grow Than A Toilet

A recent study has found that 10% of baby grow's contain 13 times more bacteria than your average toilet seat.

The yeasts and moulds found on the tested baby grows, can lead to infections such as MRSA, E.Coli, Typhoid, Impetigo, Ringworm and Dysentry.
Baby grows were not the only thing to have been tested. Some of the highest levels of bacteria were found in the seats of pushchairs and feeding spoons.

Technical Director of hygiene expert Milton, Steve Riley, has said "Milton commissioned this research to discover whether parents are following the correct the hygiene procedures. The results are worrying, as during the first 12 months, a baby's immune system is still developing, so they little protection against germs".

Mr Riley went on to say "Hand hygiene, surface and fabric cleaning, alongside the sterilising of all feeding utensils, dummies and plastic toys in contact with infants should be adopted as a matter of routine".

In response to the results found through this research, Milton have created a free guide to keeping your home baby friendly and germ free. You can order one of these by calling 01202 780558

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