Can you just put a changing pad on top of a dresser?
You can easily repurpose a dresser into a changing table by adding a changing pad on top. Some parents use the changer option that comes with their portable playard, while others just use an on-the-go pad (many come included with your diaper bag) on the bed, couch or floor.
How do changing table toppers attach?
Use large pieces of sticky Velcro, which are available at sewing supply stores. Separate the pieces and adhere one side to each of the four corners of the dresser top. Stick the other sides to the four corners of the changing pad. Match the two sides up so the Velcro aligns when the pad is on the dresser.
Can any dresser be used as a changing table?
Dressers (with changing pads on top) offer storage, a flat surface and many also come within the height window of 36” to 42”. Dressers can have many similarities to regular changing tables, so by adding a changing pad onto the top, you can virtually turn any dresser into a place to change your baby’s diaper.
Do you need a baby changing tray?
Without them, parents can have a real mess on their hands. Changing trays also provide an extra layer of security because they make it harder for babies to roll away out of sight. For these reasons, upcoming parents should add baby changing trays to their shower registries.
Can you turn a dresser into a changing table?
If these are not an option for you, you can get a used dresser from a thrift store and convert it into a changing table. Paint it to match your nursery decor, follow the instructions below, and you’ve got yourself a baby changing table with drawers!
Do changing pads need covers?
Just like a mattress, the pad will quickly get dirty without protection. When you have a sheet over the pad, you’ll easily absorb liquid messes. Pad covers aren’t only essential to keeping your nursery clean. They also make the diaper changing process more comfortable for your baby.
What age stop using changing table?
Always keep one hand on your baby. You should keep supplies within your reach, but out of the baby’s reach. Stop using your changing table when your baby reaches the age or weight limit recommended by the manufacturer, which is typically age 2, or 30 pounds (13,607 grams).
At what age do you stop using changing table?
Can I use Ikea dresser as changing table?
We loved using a dresser as a changing table with our older son, so for this nursery, we knew we wanted to try it again. We took an IKEA Tarva dresser and gave it a makeover – now, it’s the perfect changing table! With just a little over a month to go before my due date, the nursery really is finally coming together.
Do you put a sheet over a changing pad?
While you can certainly use your pad without one, any parent will recommend you add a few to your list. Just like a mattress, the pad will quickly get dirty without protection. When you have a sheet over the pad, you’ll easily absorb liquid messes.
Are Changing trays safe?
Changing tables are safe, secure pieces of nursing furniture made specifically to change your growing baby’s diapers. They often feature compartments to put all your diaper changing supplies like diapers, wipes, and diaper cream.