Ancient civilizations learned that silver possessed powerful anti-microbial effects. Silver was one of the few antimicrobial treatments available before the discovery of antibiotic drugs.
Used medicinally for more than 2,000 years, silver has played an integral role in safeguarding human health.
In the Middle Ages, silver spoons were given by wealthy godparents to babies as christening presents. Those “born with a silver spoon in their mouths” benefited from silver’s purifying and antibiotic properties
In the 1880s, the use of silver nitrate in the eyes of newborn infants to prevent post-delivery infections was introduced.
Medical grade 99% Silver coating
Machine washed cold, using gentle soap, i.e.; baby shampoo on delicate cycle and line dried with no reduction in effectiveness