Have you got award-winning toilets?

How good are the baby-changing facilities in your male toilets? If you answered 'magnificent'rsquo; then maybe you have a chance to win a new national award.

Sudocrem Care & Protect Baby Changing Room Awards, this year in collaboration with the Dads Network and the NCT, hopes to highlight the need for baby changing facilities for dads with a new Dads' Toilet category.

Research carried out by Sudocrem among 500 dads found that only a fraction of men’s toilets in the UK have baby-changing facilities, yet almost 700,000 men become fathers each year and a further one million have children under two-years old.

The survey conducted by The Dad Network found 47.5% said that they have had no choice but to change their children’s nappies in their car, while 60% wait until they get home, sometimes leaving a baby wearing a dirty nappy for hours.

Al Ferguson, founder of The Dad Network, said: “We want more facilities for dads everywhere and that's why we’ve joined Sudocrem to campaign for change.” There is an indoor-play and family entertainment category in the awards, and the other categories are retailer, restaurant/ cafe, and family hotel/holiday park.

Nominations, including a photo are welcomed via the Sudocrem website, its Facebook page @Sudocrem or by emailing

The closing date for entries is January 31, 2017.

The winning baby changing rooms receive an engraved plaque and use of the Sudocrem Care & Protect Baby Changing Room logo. Nominators are entered into a draw for the chance to win a short holiday and other prizes.

December 2016

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