White Sox Stadium Adds Self-Sanitizing Diaper Changing Table

White Sox fans, get ready! Your favorite MLB team will resume playing at Guaranteed Rate Field with their Home Opener on April 8. Not to mention, with coronavirus-related restrictions increased capacity at games to 22%.

RELATED: Chicagoland Attractions Set Reopening Plans

There’s more good news for families with young children. The baseball stadium recently installed a self-sanitizing diaper changing table from Chicago-based Pluie in the White Sox Mothers’ Nursing Room.

The nursing room was created in 2019, complete with plush chairs, a changing tables and electrical outlets for parents breastfeeding. In that same year, they also created a Sensory Room to make their ballpark experience more welcoming to all fans.

How Pluie Works

Created by two local moms, Pluie provides a safer experience for parents with its new self-sanitizing diaper changing stations. The table’s patented UV-C light system helps kill germs in less than a minute when closed.

“Businesses and public places need to focus on sanitation and cleanliness now more than ever. Pluie is not just a changing table, it is peace of mind. Simply put, every women’s, men’s, all-gender restrooms should have Pluie,” Brittany Hizer, co-founder and COO of Pluie, said in a press release.

Other features of the table include multi-purposed handles, a plush leak-free cushion and a security strap to help keep young children safe while they’re being changed. Pluie tables have also been installed in other Chicagoland locations such as restaurants, parks, retail and healthcare facilities.

Where to Find the Nursery Room at Guaranteed Rate Field 

If you’re attending a future White Sox game, you can find the White Sox Mothers’ Nursing Room near Section 352.

Looking for more family-friendly options at Guaranteed Rate Field? Check out our family guide to a Chicago White Sox game. Note: This guide was last updated in 2019 and some options might not be available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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