You wouldn't let your kid roll around in a pile of feces, would you?
No? Then why would you let your child play in a ball pit?!
A new study found bacteria in ball pits that causes pink eye, urinary tract infections, bloodstream infections, and heart inflammation.
There have been reports of tampons, syringes and all kinds of other nasty things found in children's ball pits. Seriously, these news stories aren't even uncommon.
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