A woman has shared a heartbreaking warning about the dangers of young babies wearing headbands.
In a since-deleted post the woman took to Facebook, to share her friend’s devastating story, shared Daily Mail.
She revealed that the mother had left her 14-week old daughter sleeping in her carry cot, wearing a headband.
When she returned just thirty minutes later after taking a shower, she discovered that the little girl had died from asphyxiation.
Taking to Facebook she wrote: ‘All mums please be aware, putting this warning out for all mums who have wee babies and use the big bow headbands on them.
‘My friend has sadly just lost her 14 week old daughter whilst she thought she was sleeping in her carry cot after a long walk.
‘When she came to check on her she had the bow headband down over her wee nose and mouth and wasn’t moving.. she had passed away.
‘Post mortem revealed death due to suffocation asphyxiation. She wanted me to share for other new mums the danger some of these baby fashion accessories can have.’
‘She had left baby Holly sleeping for only 30 minutes while she showered and changed and forgot to remove her headband and is utterly devastated.’
The post attracted almost 90,000 shares as well as 10,000 reactions from shocked parents.
Just heartbreaking. Our thoughts are with the family.
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