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Dressing Tables – Not Just for Convenience

Posted by on Sep 12, 2008 in General | Comments Off on Dressing Tables – Not Just for Convenience

When choosing a dressing table (or changing table if you prefer) safety must be your first concern. Make sure any dressing table you consider is sturdy and secure, no wobbly legs or movement side to side. If there is either of these, pass on such a purchase and keep looking. Look for a table with a fully enclosed top to help ensure your baby will not roll off. The changing pad should have fully adjustable straps and you should be sure to use them. Never, never, never, leave your child unattended on a dressing table.

A dressing table is one of the best investments you can make for your nursery. This will save you countless hours bending over a bed or some other flat surface while you dress or change your child. Typically, changing tables are approximately 3 1/2 feet tall which will put the child about waist level for most people. A good dressing table with have at least one drawer to use in putting items you use each day such as wipes, layette items, thermometer, etc. If you find a dressing table with a drawer and two shelves, you will have bought yourself a great deal of storage for all those diapers.

There are also dressers available with changing pads on top. These are an excellent idea as you can then remove the changing pad and use this piece of furniture as a dresser. You will find there is a great deal of difference in price range between a dresser with changing pad and a regular dressing table. That is a choice you need to make after looking at what is available and what is within your budget.

One of the dressing tables I really like and I sell in my store is shown above. It is available in 4 finishes and is from Child Craft Industries, one of the leading baby furniture manufacturers in the United States. This is the Rosette style dressing table, and, it is complete with fully enclosed changing area for extra safety and includes a changing pad with security strap and buckle. Table also includes 1 storage drawer with special

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