Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

New Changing Pad Option for Children with Special Needs

Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

New Changing Pad Option for Children with Special Needs

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The Ticklebug Baby changing kit is a portable changing pad for parents on the go. It has several pockets for all their needs, easy access to wipes, a pillow and extra padding for their child's comfort and versatile straps for use as a wristlet, shoulder bag or attachment to a chair or stroller. The inside lining is water repellent, machine washable, has an extra large diaper pouch and it is made in the USA. Most pads measure 9 x 11, but the Ticklebug Baby changing kit is 33 x 26 and folds into a compact size. This larger size meets the needs of parents with children with special needs, since there is nothing out there offering larger sizes and as compact and portable with everything right at their fingertips.

The mother and daughter team that created the product wanted to make diaper changing easier, so when they designed their Ticklebug Baby changing pad, little did they know it would also meet a very special need for others. "My mother, who works at hospital, was measuring our Ticklebug Baby changing pad when Nancy, a nurse, came up to her asking what she was doing," explains creator Tina Pavlou. …

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