Guide to the Best Baby Changing Tables
Baby changing tables are often understood as those stand-alone pieces of nursery furniture that typically looks like a chest with shelves or drawers underneath for stocking accessories for changing, nappies and baby wipes. On top is the right size and padded mats where one can change the baby or do some kind of baby cleaning.
With a changing table, the mom’s position is quite comfortable standing up and not bending the knee of hurt your back while changing your baby. These types of changing tables, however, are quite expensive.
One of the problems of this type of changing table as mom’s soon found out is that when one is changing baby diapers during the wee hours of the night becomes quite impractical. The difficulty is in getting out of the bed, getting the baby, standing at the changing table to do the job, and then when baby does it again, it becomes such a wearisome task.
There a baby changing tables that come with wheel which can be more practical that then stationary one since then you can move the tables around where you will need it at night. But then, you still have to stand and stagger when you have to do it in the middle of the night.
Besides picking the one with wheels is rather pointless when you have to bring it up and down a 2-story house, and therefore end up rarely using it or dedicating its use on the story where the baby sleeps at night. Making it not a prudent buy in the first place.
The best one to buy is the cot top changers which look like plate trays which are very portable and takes up very little space; they are also light and ideal for bringing around. Since these items are cheap, you can buy another to use when you are in the car. Together with this, you can buy a portable bag where you can put your other baby needs.
Another competing alternative are those changing mats or fabrics that are supple. They are lighter and easier to bring, but it also constitute the hindrance of not having a stiff platform that will enable someone to mount, affix, set up or fasten them on holders, frames, and other similar fitting or surfaces that are not suitable with a supple flooring. A changing mat does not have the raised edges that a cot top has that will prevent the baby from slipping out of it.
Cot tops or portable changing tables are also water proof and easy to clean, and they have this antimicrobial agent that prevent the growth of stench. It is stain proof and meets all applicable ASTM, ADA, FDA, and EN global safety regulations and standards to make sure that one’s child is safe.