New Law Requires Men's Public Bathrooms to Have Baby Changing Stations

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed the "Babies Act," which requires all public restrooms to be equipped with baby changing stations.

According to the bill, "Restrooms in a public building shall be equipped with baby changing facilities that the Administrator determines are physically safe, sanitary, and appropriate."

As things are now, it is rare to find a diaper changing table in men's rooms, often causing problems for fathers who are out with their children. But thanks to the new law, dads and moms won't have to worry where or who will take care of diaper changing.

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