Dad's epic Facebook rant on changing nappies in public goes viral

By Pam Magwaza
29 June 2017

He has seriously good point!

This is a win for dads!

A Facebook post by popular Blogger Dad Clint Edwards recently went viral after he made a disturbing discovery at his local church.

A bench that was mounted on the wall outside the bathrooms had suddenly been removed. This may seem like an odd thing to be upset about but Clint had a very specific use for that bench -- changing nappies!

Now he had nowhere else to change his tots, Clint said, since the changing stations were in the women's toilets.

"As a father of a young child, I really hate when I can't change my kid," he expressed in his post.

"This isn't to say that I enjoy changing a squirmy poopy toddler. I don't. No one does. But I dislike placing the full burden of changing every single diaper on my wife even more."

"This whole parenting gig is a partnership."

It particularly bothers him when he is at a mall alone with his children because none of the male toilets have changing stations, so he often has to take his child to a parking lot and change her in the car -- which is extremely inconvenient.

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"I have serious empathy for those single dads with young children who are doing this without backup," he said.

Taking a jab at dads who do not feel the need to help their wives with diaper changes, Clint said that these dads are making all fathers look bad.

"If you are a father reading this, and you refuse to change your child and don't see this as a problem, cut the crap! You are making us all look bad. And if you are a company with a changing table in both restrooms, you rock!" he said.

Needless to say, Clint brought this matter up at his church and expressed his frustrations about the only place he could do his fatherly duties being removed. A week later he came to find a beautiful surprise in the men's bathrooms.

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"I show up one Sunday to this."

"So it's a small change. It's one men's room out of a million. But for me, as an active father with a desire to care for my child, it was a serious victory."

One bathroom down -- only a few more to go...

Sources: Facebook, Jacaranda, Cosmopolitan 

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