A changing table is an advantageous way to change diapers and the top of a dresser converted for this purpose allows you to have storage and a clean surface coupled in one piece of furniture. We’ll talk here about How to Attach a Changing Pad to a Dresser.
Velcro is an efficient way to attach a changing pad to the top of the dresser to prevent slippage while changing a diaper. Use large-scale pieces of sticky Velcro, which are available at suture supply stores. Individual the pieces and adhere one side to each of the four corners of the dresser top. Stick the various sides to the four corners of the changing pad.
Fit in the two sides up so the Velcro aligns when the pad is on the dresser.
Many more traditional changing tables have straps that secure around your baby during a diaper change to prevent her from falling. Buy a set of these straps, which are typically created out of nylon with buckles at the ends, at a baby supply or home goods store. Screw the end of one into the on wards of the dresser and the other into the back. Pull the straps up and lay them plane on the top of the dresser. Place the changing pad on top and cross the straps up and over, buckling them in the middle of the pad. This keeps in the pad in place, both while using it and when not in use.
A non-skid mat is often used to prevent rugs from slipping on stark floors. These are also well options for sticking a changing pad to the top of a dresser. Reap the non-skid mat to fit the dresser and changing pad. Stick the mat to the pitch of the dresser and stick the changing pad to the top of the non-skid mat. This will keep the changing pad in place during diaper changes, but also confines it from being knocked or pulled off.
Sticky Changing Pads
Some also changing pads are sticky on the bottom, making them good choices for attached to the top of a dresser. Usually, you’ll shuck a plastic coating off the bottom, leaving the sticky part exposed. steadily press the bottom of the changing pad to the top of the dresser. This sticky remainder can loosen, so be cautious if the changing pad begins to move. It can also waste the top of the dresser.
** How to Convert a Dresser to a Changing Table
A changing table allows you to change your baby’s diaper without having to bend over at an uneasy angle. Most changing tables include a rack to hold diapers, wipes, powder and other supplies you need. But once your baby outgrows diapers, you’re left with a fragment of furniture you can’t really use. If you proselyte a dresser to a changing table, when your baby gets older, you can use the dresser in his room to hold clothes.
Measure the altitude and the top of your dresser. You should choose a dresser that stands 33 to 41 inches high, the height of maximum changing tables, according to Consumer Reports. This height will allow you to stand gladly with your baby within easy reach. The top of the dresser needs to large enough to compromise a changing pad without any of the pad hanging over the edge.
Buy a vinyl-implicated changing pad. These are sold to fit the tops of changing tables and may come with or without res-trainable covers. Choose a pad that fits absolutely on top of your dresser. Select a pad that includes a restraint strap to hold your baby securely. Look for a contoured pad that will infancy your baby so he won’t slide off.
Affix the pad to the summit of the dresser. Some pads come with a strap that joined to the back of the dresser, out of sight or a sticky bottom. If yours does not, you can cut a piece of non-skid shelf liner or blanket backing to size and lay it under the changing pad. This will obstruct the pad from sliding around on the dresser top.
Attach the dresser to the wall with a humor L-bracket and screws. This will prevent the dresser from being stretched over by a clinging toddler as your child gets older. Screw one leg of the brace to the wall, then attach the other leg to the dresser. Use screws schematic for use in drywall.
Store diapers and diapering supplies in the dresser drawers, within simple reach. This keeps the supplies close. You can use the other drawers for clothing, blankets, and other baby goods.
** Munchkin Wipe Warmer Instructions
Most parents and caregivers are intimate with diaper changing routines and the fussiness that inherently comes with them. Newborns and babies need extra care and attention and the Munchkin company strives to support parents and caregivers with this by providing innovative products. One of these products is the Munchkin Warm Glow swab warmer. This warmer heats wipes to the accurate temperature and features a flip-top lid, a convenient viewing window and 10-minute light for nighttime changing.
Slide the locks on the sides of the warmer forward and lift the leading lid. Unwrap a package of wipes and place them among the warmer, making sure not to overfill the container. Press the top to wipe up by through the flip-top lid opening.
Press the flip-top button when using the pop-up wipes. Grab the wipe and pull it straight up. Press the lid down, making sure it snaps closed. Slide the side locks forward and lift the main lid when using standard baby wipes. Pull out the necessary wipes and close the lid. Slide the locks back into the locked position.
Place the wipes back into the unit and add additional wipes as needed. Pour a half a cup of water over the top of the wipes to make up for moisture loss.
How to Wrap a Dirty Diaper for the Trash
Along with your sweet bundle of joy comes the not-so-sweet smell of dirty diapers. All parents will face dirty diapers, but you can help eliminate the smell by wrapping up the diapers properly for the trash. Rather than just taking off the dirty diaper and throwing it away, take a few extra seconds to wrap it up and dispose of it properly to keep the odor at bay.
Take the diaper off the baby and replace it with a clean one. Set the diaper aside without wrapping it while you are changing your baby into a fresh diaper.