By Shalini Madhav | Submitted On July 25, 2018
No doubt babies are fun and cute and major source of happiness. They are the little bundle of joy. As we all know babies need personal care and attention, parents need to be very particular about everything from their food, toys, diapers, wipes, etc. A fun fact- by baby's first birthday, you'll change around 2400-2500 diapers.
Sometimes changing diapers can really be frustrating because of all the mess. Frequently bending your back to change diapers, can also give you severe back pain. You may use changing pad, but continuously bending knees and moving here and there could be a tiresome task.
A baby-changing table is of great use as you can easily change the diapers just by standing in one place. Moreover, these tables come with different shelves so you can easily store the baby's stuff like powders, medicines, cotton pads, etc.
Factors to keep in mind before buying baby changing table-
Before buying a table, you should consider the following factors as given below-
A Guardrail for child's safety-
The baby changing table must have a minimum 2-inch long guardrail. As the child's safety is the utmost priority, we can't deny the fact that babies can easily fall-off on the ground if left unattended. The Guardrail helps to protect the child.
The table should be spacious enough to have 2-4 drawers or shelves so that all the general baby stuff is easily accessible. The shelves should be wide enough to accommodate all the baby supplies. Also, keep in mind the space available in your home for the table and then buy accordingly.
Solid and Sturdy Legs-
Of course, nobody wants a floating table, so before buying one check its stability. Go for a solid and long-lasting changing table. It is advisable to go for a table made from real wood instead of particleboard. As the particleboard is not as durable as wood.
Buy according to your budget-
You may get intimidated by varieties of table available online as well as at a nearby store. But buy the one, which you can afford. A simple and spacious table can do wonders and make the changing diaper process less stinky and messy.
Worth the Price-
Many times people think is it worth it to buy a changing table for 1 or 2 years? The answer is yes because you will eventually understand that it makes the changing diaper task easier. Also, if you're planning to have more than one child, you can reuse it again. The changing table has multiple uses as after the child grows up you can use it store different stuff.
Where to find one?
You can buy the changing table either online or from the nearby store. You can select according to the room furniture. It should be portable and easy to carry. Eventually, you will realize the utility of the changing table.