Mommy of 1 with one due in April
Location: california
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    • Expecting a Boy Liam Coming Soon
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    My Baby Changing Station Goals! :)

    by ShanneyOsborn32 posted at 2:44 PM on Jan. 16 , 2009

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    I am a mother of a beautiful baby boy and am expecting my second child in April.

     I am setting up this page to hear, and hopefully gain support, from other parents who may feel the same way I feel about the need for baby changing stations in public restrooms. I am in the process of setting up a nonprofit foundation which would work on improving these conditions. I feel that baby changing stations should be required in all public restrooms at restaurants. I have done a lot of research on this and found that a fold down changing station is generally under $200 and can easily fit into any restroom stall.

    In hopes to put this into action I went to my local legislature, who suggested a couple different steps to me; however my representative has not made this a priority so I have decided to bypass this direction and bring my cause through my lawyer. To do so I would really like to hear other stories from parents who have had similar difficulties, the more proof I can bring to the table the better. I am aware that some of you may not have experienced situations such as this, but please try to relate to some of our stories. Taking action to fix these conditions is only beneficial for our babies.

    I feel that there are very few places that cater to the needs of a baby and parent when it comes to changing diapers. At restaurants I have been offered a dirty floor or a tiny triangle table that I had to maneuver around to get my son to fit in a way where I could change him, but make sure his head did not dangle off.

    I am absolutely aware that there are a lot of important issues going on in our country right now which are affecting all of us (and my prays go out to everyone), I just passionately feel that this is an important issue for parents of young children. I know this will take time and patience but I am extremely dedicated to this cause.


    Please message me your thoughts and stories, Thank you!

    Shanney from California

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