As sure as night follows day, poop comes out of a baby. Making the inevitable change as quick as possible is a worthwhile investment. You want everything neat and in order, easily to hand. To help with that, we’d recommend getting a baby changing table – so what makes a good baby changing table? Read on for our top tips!
Baby changing tables – top tips
- If you have a small room, get one on casters – or better still, look for a wall mounted option.
- Draws draws draws – the more the better.
- Get plenty of tuppaware containers to keep things organised
- Make sure the table is the correct height for you – don’t be stooping!
- And finally, I won’t go into details, but it will need to be wipe clean!
- Orientation is key – don’t position yourself in the firing line! You will get covered in poop!
Here are a few suggestions for some great baby changing tables available today!
Thomasville Kids Southern Dunes Dressing Table
The Thomasville kids southern dunes dressing table is a perfect addition to your nursery . Its beautiful and functional and offers generous storage to keep all necessities close at hand. It features an extra deep surface for added security while changing your baby, this piece is both functional and elegant. Water-resistant changing pad for easy cleaning and a safety strap is included with purchase. We think it looks fab!
- Available in espresso, white and dove brown to match your other furniture
- Water-resistant changing pad with safety strap
- Two open shelves for storage and easy access to supplies
- Made with a high quality non-toxic finish
- Includes a 1 year limited manufacturer’s warranty
Badger Basket Sleigh Style Changing Table with Hamper and Baskets
We love the look of this one! It keeps everything tidy and concealed for a nice clean look. No mess! Large pull-out hamper for dirty clothes, or for storing bulk packs of items, blankets, and toys. Much better than having it strewn all over the floor! The pull-out baskets are ideal for changing supplies, linens, baby blankets, lotions, and toiletries. Includes a changing pad and a safety belt. When Baby outgrows this table, it becomes a useful and attractive piece of furniture for holding toys and more. Hamper and baskets are white color, canvas-type fabric. All looks clean and will fit well in any nursery. Solid wood table has a non-toxic finish and engineered wood top platform.
- Lots of room for changing on top, storage baskets and a hamper below
- Includes safety strap and vinyl/foam changing pad
- Safety rails for the changing area
- Wipe clean, hamper bag is machine washable, and the baskets can be spot cleaned so will stay fresh!
Delta Modern White Changing Table
We love this sleigh-style changer, plus it comes with a water-resistant changing pad.
- Contains 2 shelves, safety belt, top safety rails, changing pad
- Includes water-resistant changing pad with safety strap; features two fixed shelves for open storage
- Safety rails enclose all four sides around the top of the table; tested for lead and other toxic elements to meet or exceed government and ASTM safety standards
- Made of solid wood and wood composites
- Dimensions: 35.25″W x 21.50″D x 36.75″H
Badger Basket Diaper Corner Baby Changing Table with Hamper and Basket
Like the other Badger baby changing table, this looks fantastic and will surely keep everything nicely organised in the nursery.
- A unique angle on changing tables that maximizes space in your nursery
- Includes hamper, storage basket/drawer, changing pad, and fabric pad cover
- Hamper and basket/drawer are removable
- Table wipes clean; basket and hamper can be spot cleaned
- Manufacturer’s 30 Day Limited Warranty
Stork Craft Aspen Changing Table, Gray
This changing table from Stork looks fantastic and a real classy addition to your baby room. The Aspen Changing Table offers a classic sleigh design that adds a rich sophistication to the nursery. The Storkcraft Aspen Changing Table, comes with a large drawer to store your baby’s necessities. A water-resistant changing pad and safety strap is also included with the Storkcraft Aspen Changing Table. It is gorgeous and it’s versatile; as your baby grows it converts into the perfect storage piece for toys. This changing table is constructed of solid wood and wood products, and is offered in a variety of non toxic finishes.
- Sleigh design change table with oversized drawer
- Two large open shelves for storage
- Includes changing pad and safety strap
- Made of high quality solid pine wood and composites
- Available in multiple, safe non-toxic finishes; Easy to Assemble
Changing Table Baby Changing Table (Walnut)
This Baby Changing Table is great for your baby nursery. It comes with a changing mat which is easy to wipe and keep clean. Its made from top quality wood, New Zealand Pine, and with non toxic paint. The change table is on castors so can be moved around easily.
- Dimensions 37″ High x 34″ wide x 23″ deep + Baby Changing Mat 4″ high on sides 1.8″ in the middle of mat x 29.5 long x 20″ wide
- Lots of storage options
- Nice solid wood construction – we like that it will probably last a good long time
- Being able to move it arround the room is helpful when youve got limited space
South Shore Savannah Collection Baby Changing Table
As part of the Savannah collection this changing table in Pure White finish features rounded safety rails for your baby’s safety and comfort. The two practical drawers are provided for storage of all those essential items!
- Weight capacity: 30 pounds
- This product is manufactured in compliance with consumer health and safety laws and ASTM standard F2057
- The glides are made of polymer and include dampers and catches
- Manufactured from certified Environmentally Preferred laminated particle panels
- Complete assembly required by 2 adults. Tools are not included. 5-year limited warranty. Made in Canada.
South Shore Cotton Candy Baby Changing Table with Drawers
This baby changing table from the Cotton Candy collection gives you the convenience that’s essential for keeping your baby clean, but its size works better in a tight space. Its three large drawers give you all the storage space you need. The cute little details, along with the legs on this piece, give it an elegant simplicity. Straight lines and profiled drawers to add to the transitional style. Ceramic knobs in a Pure White finish. Top of the changing table features rounded contours and a secure front panel for increased safety. Features 3 practical drawers. Metal drawer slides for smooth gliding. Perfect for babies of up to 30 lbs.
- Straight lines and profiled drawers to add to the transitional style
- Metal knobs in a Antique Brushed Nickel
- Top of the changing table features rounded contours and a secure front panel for increased safety
- Made in Canada with non-toxic laminated particleboard
- Requires complete assembly by 2 adults (tools not included). 5-year quality guarantee.
South Shore Little Smileys Changing Table with Removable Station, Gray Oak
We love the look of this baby changing table. It has a rich Gray Oak finish and offers two good open storage spaces, several drawers and a secure surface on which you can confidently put your “little precious” down. When your child is older, you can remove the edge of this changing table and convert it into a handsome chest that you will enjoy using for years to come.
- Decorative groove on the upper drawer and recessed sides which enhance its transitional style
- Gray oak wooden knobs
- 2 easily accessible open storage spaces for baby products, including 1 detachable shelf
- Made in Canada with non-toxic laminated particleboard
- Requires complete assembly by 2 adults (tools not included). 5-year quality guarantee
So, what do you think? Let us know in the comments if you’ve got any suggestions.