Considering the number of diapers you use a baby during the first year of life, it is ideal to have a special place to perform this task. A changing table can be made easily, using a table, shelf or dresser resistant. Among the most important considerations for making your own changing table include: equipping the table with a pad rounded edges with a safety strap to prevent slipping; also ensure that the table is used has a smooth surface and has space to store necessary items.
- Searching a table, dresser or shelf that is firm and smooth surface, no chips, according to the magazine Consumer Reports, you must have a height of 36-43 inches (91-109 cm) or waist. A thick and less convenient height is more stable than a high and narrow. If you want to use a higher comfortable, secure it to the wall with fasteners to make it safer. Also, check that you have room as shelves or drawers to put diapers, wipes and ointments; and an additional shelf for baskets with supplies.
- Clean the entire surface of the dresser, table or shelf with a damp cloth.
- Place the pad ends over the rounded surface, follow the changing table of manufacturer’s instructions.
- It supplies the table with diapers, ointments or creams and wipes.