Important - The Practice is closed on Monday 29th May 2023 for the bank holiday and will re open on Tuesday 30th May 2023. The Wirral's GP Out of Hours service will be available on 111 for urgent medical help and advice whilst the practice is closed. In an emergency ring 999.
Parkfield Medical Centre, Sefton Road, New Ferry, Merseyside, CH62 5HS
Telephone: 0151 644 0055
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The Office for Product Safety and Standards has issued an Urgent Safety Alert for baby self-feeding pillows (see example above) and is urging the public to stop using them immediately and dispose of them safely.
Baby self-feeding pillow products are designed to be attached to a bottle so that the baby may be positioned on its back to self-feed without the assistance of a caregiver holding the bottle and controlling the feed.
This is inconsistent with NHS guidance in relation to safe bottle feeding.
When used as intended, even whilst under the supervision of a caregiver, it could lead to immediate, serious harm or death from choking or aspiration pneumonia.
More information and an image of the self-feeding pillows can be seen here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/urgent-safety-alert-issued-for-baby-self-feeding-pillows