In the care of the newborn, the changing table is an indispensable attribute of all modern parents. This version of children's furniture allows you to comfortably care for your baby. In the presence of a changing table, young parents can comfortably carry out all hygiene procedures, as well as change and massage the baby. A huge choice of modern models is able to put parents in a dead end, so it is so important to figure out how to choose the right changing station for a newborn.
What is a changing table?
Most often, the pelenator is made of wood, metal or plastic and is equipped with high legs. It provides a comfortable place for swaddling in the form of a waterproof mattress, which is complemented by protective sides on the sides. Such partitions protect the baby from possible loss. Using, for example, an ordinary table or parental bed for childcare, such an effect is hard to achieve. The changing tables are safe and comfortable to use, their surface is quite solid.
The frame from which the pelenators are made is made of solid wood, durable plastic or metal. Countertops are often made using plastic or wood.
Bumpers on the changing surface are usually rectangular or rounded. Depending on the type of pelenator, it can be folding or stationary. In the first case, a wall, a bassinet or a bathtub serves as a support for the countertop frame.
Depending on the living conditions, young parents prefer mobile or overall models of changing tables. For a small room ideally suitable pelenator, which is easy to fold, without taking up extra space in the room. The category of mobile models includes a wall changing table, a folding diaper, and a changing board. Stationary tables are of such types: a changing room chest, a cot with a diaper, a little table.
A pretty practical option to use is the changing board. Externally, it is made in the form of a tabletop, which is surrounded by sides from three (or two) sides. It can be framed in a dark wenge color, in white or in natural wood tone. The changing board is used as a support for the back of the baby. It is attached to the bed or put on the parent bed.
A hanging changing table will help save space in the room. It is attached to the wall and when folded does not take up extra space in the room.
Such a folding changing table has one drawback. When using it, it is necessary to additionally mount a shelf in the wall or install a children's chest next to it, in which things will be stored.
Another practical model for use is a chest of drawers with a changing table. It is important to apply it when the baby is older. Convenient drawers allow you to fold baby clothes, diapers and hygiene products. Children's dressers with a changing table are practical to use. Parents do not have to spend a lot of time caring for the crumbs, since everything you need is already near by.
When buying any furniture for a newborn, be it a cot or a changing table, you need to be as attentive as possible. Experts recommend to pay attention to certain nuances when choosing.