Lets start with some facts. In India, a child is born every two seconds. By the end of a day approximately 42,434 newborns join the population of our country. While you just read the first line a baby was born and by the time you finish this article there will be 20 more. But unfortunately I must confess as a new mother, our country is not a baby friendly nation. Why? Well we have it all listed below ~
High chairs in restaurants
Feeding a toddler is quite a challenge. Now imagine doing this in public and running behind your baby in a fancy restaurant. Not a very good sight right? India’s metropolitan cities are buzzing with fancy cafes and restaurants but there are very few places, which keep high chairs for kids. Even if they do, its usually one. If this scenario improves, I am sure the restaurants will get some very loyal customers with tiny tots.
Diaper changing stations
This is a very genuine hygiene concern. There are just not enough diaper changing stations. Usually malls and airports have nursing rooms, but in my opinion every women’s restroom should have a small diaper changing station, which includes shops, restaurants, cafes, movie theaters etc. Life will be so much easier if you don’t have to worry about how to change your baby’s diaper outside your home.