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Changing tables coming to men's restrooms for new Pampers campaign

Local father's #SquatForChange movement to be featured in ad

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It started with one picture and has since become a call for change -- changing tables, that is.

Not long ago, News4Jax told viewers about a Jacksonville father's push to get changing tables into men's restrooms. Now, a major company will be launching its own version of the Squat for Change movement.

Procter & Gamble Co. said it intends to provide 5,000 baby changing tables for men's restrooms to help promote Pampers diapers as part of an advertising campaign called #LoveTheChange.

The campaign will include a new commercial featuring musician and actor John Legend.

Another familiar sight in the ad will be the social media picture of Donte Palmer, the Jacksonville father who started the #SquatForChange movement. He is now working with P&G on the new initiative.

GALLERY: Squat for Change movement goes global

Palmer first made a big splash on the internet when he was photographed squatting while changing his son's diaper in the bathroom of a Jacksonville restaurant. Palmer said the campaign has gone global and has already led to change in several ways.

Palmer posted the new Pampers ad to Instagram, with a caption about how the last eight months have led to making a difference in the lives of fathers.



About the Authors:

Ashley Harding joined the Channel 4 news team in March 2013 and reports every weekday for The Morning Show.