Benefits of Portable 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.
It sounds practical to have one of those in the house so one do not have to either bend one’s knee and hurt one’s back while caring out that chore. These types of changing tables, however, are quite expensive.
It is not very helpful to have these changing tables especially if you have to do the job in the middle of the night, as most mom’s have discovered. 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. Even then, one still has to do the task at dawn while standing and staggering.
Sometimes this type can become impractical especially if you live in a two storey house because you can’t keep on bringing it up and down your home so it either ends up not being used at all, or put in the place near where the baby sleeps. This makes it not a good buy though.
There are also those plate type trays called cot top changers which can be conveniently brought around anywhere you go because it does not take up space and they are very light. The price of this tray type is very affordable so you can why extras to use in your 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.