AK: Mom creates baby supply vending machine

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ALASKA (CNN) – A woman in Alaska wants to use vending machines to help moms avoid diaper emergencies.

She came up with “Baby Vend” – a vending machine that dispenses baby products.

Those products include anything from diapers to changing pads, pacifiers and breast feeding products.

The first Baby Vend machine is already up and running at the Anchorage Airport but its inventor is hoping to take the idea nationwide.

“I eventually want Baby Vend to be anywhere a parent is that travels or has family outings, so parents can get past this, ‘I have to have the perfect diaper bag in order to have a good experience.'”

Smith says she came up with the idea after she ran out of diapers while traveling with her babies.

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(This story was originally published on June 6, 2019)

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