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giggle Better Basics Antimicrobial Contoured Changing Pad
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This contoured changing pad curves up into firm side walls to hold your squirming baby in place during diaper changes and keep them from rolling. It has all the features of a standard changing pad, but provides an even healthier alternative with an antimicrobial vinyl cover that inhibits the growth of bacteria.
Why it's a giggle pick This is a smart choice for a healthy nursery, straight from our very own line of Better Basics.See Full Details
Meets the following giggle Criteria:
BEST BASICS: everyday baby essentials
HEALTHY: made with safe or organic materials
the giggle criteria: We've narrowed down the choices by picking only the best products out there. In other words: if we sell it, we love it, and we think you will, too! Each year, we talk to tons of parents to find out what's most important to them when it comes to baby and kids products. The result? Every product we offer goes through a rigorous selection process and must meet at least three of the following criteria to be included in our assortment:
Dimensions33" L x 16.25" W x 4" H
AgeNewborn - 12 Months
Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by babybaby90 Love this changing pad! Bought this for my newborn and love it! It's a big size so it can accommodate the baby as it grows. It also has a seatbelt which is great! And the changing pad covers I bought fit perfectly! July 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by eastbaymommy Does it's job This is a nice changing pad. I wasn't sure if it had attachments to screw it into a dresser, but it does in fact have them. We were using the dresser I had as a kid for our daughter's dresser and changing table, so I needed something that could secure to the top (it has a flat surface) and this fit the bill. Standard changing covers fit it. Wipes clean easily if any liquids soak through the changing cover...but in general I definitely recommend using liners on TOP of the fabric cover (like the kind Munchkin makes) in the beginning when diapers are super messy! March 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amanda1 Good Product We made a changing table out of a dresser and this works perfectly! Very easy to attach and most all of the covers I've tried fit. March 10, 2011
Rated 4 out of 5 by AZ Adaptable I built my own changing table and used standard specs - this mattress fits the bill. It has two snaps on the side, so I could build those in to the underside of my table & the pad does not slide. It also has high sides. I wanted these two features since my changing table has no guard rail - - it will later convert into a flat-top dresser. I've opted to strap the safety belt under the open table top since I won't be leaving my child unattended. I've been using a wet cloth on it at least once a week for 18 months, and there are only a couple of minor spots starting to tear. Still completely usable, and those spots are under the cover. It works perfectly with both brands of cover that I purchased. October 20, 2009
Rated 5 out of 5 by Viba424 Made in the USA It is very important to me to buy American made products whenever I can, especially those made with foam or lots of plastic. I am familiar with Colgate products, the manufacturer of my Stokke crib mattress, so I knew it would be a quality item. The pad itself is a well made, standard size contoured pad with straps and nice high sides. It fits my changing pad covers perfectly and doesnt make the fabric ripple or pucker. Im glad I did my resarch and held out for this one. Highly recommended. October 19, 2009
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Q:What's the difference between this changing pad for $50 and the other one you offer in your better basics collection for $99?
A:For a full-featured, basic changing pad option, choose giggle's Better Basics Antimicrobial Contoured Changing Pad. It's a firm, comfortable pad that's made from high density foam, and has an antimicrobial vinyl cover so you and your baby will be protected against bacteria.
For an organic changing pad option, choose giggle's Better Basics Organic Changing Pad. With an organic cotton cover protected with a clear 100% polyethylene food-grade waterproof coating, no vinyl/PVC, phthalates, or antimicrobial biocides, it's our "pick" for an eco-option.
Both pads are equipped with a safety strap for the baby; snap-straps and one snap hardware pack that contains two snap-screws to mount the pad to a dresser; and both are GreenGuard certified making these pads healthy options for every nursery!
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Q:Should we buy the Better Basics Terry Waterproof Changing Pad cover to go with Antimicrobial Contoured Changing Pad?
A:giggle's Better Basics bedding features three different Changing Pad Covers that are all designed to fit giggle's selection of Better Basics Changing Pads. The three covers are the very best in their categories (all addressing value, health, durability, ease of use, and manufacturer responsibility), and we recommend that parents choose the cover that's best aligned with their priorities.
Here's some additional information about your three options to help guide you to a decision that best fits your lifestyle:
--giggle Better Basics Terry Waterproof Changing Pad Cover: This is a baby basic changing pad cover at a value price point made from 100% conventional cotton terry with a 100% polyurethane waterproof backing.
--giggle Better Basics Contoured Sherpa Changing Pad Cover (Organic): This an organic value option made from 100% organic cotton Sherpa that's both insulated (cozy!) and absorbent.
--giggle Better Basics Organic Cotton Flannel Changing Pad Cover: This is our healthiest eco-option, and is GREENGUARD Certified. A thin, flat, no-fill pad made from premium 100% organic cotton flannel, this cover is extra soft, breathable and lightweight. It also boasts a non-toxic waterproof barrier, and is free of PVC, phthalates or latex.
You can always rest assured that giggle is dedicated to bringing expectant and new families the best in value for all of your baby basics. Happy diapering!
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giggle Better Basics Organic Cotton Flannel Changing Pad Cover
Q:How high are the sides of the pad? Also, does it have 3 raised sides or just 2?
Q:Hello - I recently read an article in the NYT about the chemical Chlorinated Tris which is used in mattresses as a flame retardant but can cause cancer. Is this chemical present in the Giggle / Colgate contoured changing pad or the Giggle / Colgate 2 in 1 convertible mattress? Thanks!
A:giggle's Better Basics Dual Firmness Crib Mattress is made in partnership with Colgate, a trusted manufacturer of children's mattresses for over 30 years. This mattress is in compliance with Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Mattress Flammability Standards 16 CFR 1632 and 16 CFR 1633, and uses a chemical-free, felted cotton outer-layer as a flame barrier. The Better Basics Antimicrobial Contoured Changing Pad is not classified as a "mattress", and therefore is not required to meet flammability regulations.
In addition, all Colgate products are GreenGuard certified. In order to be GreenGuard certified, each individual raw material was tested for volatile organic compounds (VOC's) as well as the final product, which is a combination of those raw materials. As GreenGuard certified products must meet stringent requirements for chemical emissions and toxicity, such as being screened for over 10,000 different chemicals including irritants, carcinogens and reproductive toxins, giggle is confident that our Better Basics Dual Firmness Crib Mattress and Better Basics Antimicrobial Contoured Changing Pad are the healiest conventional options.
Q:Does this changing pad contain PVC or polyurethane?
A:giggle's Better Basics Antimicrobial Changing Pad, made in partnership with Colgate, contains both PVC and Polyurethane. However, this, and all Colgate mattress products, are GreenGuard certified. In order to be GreenGuard certified, each individual raw material was tested for VOC’s (volatile organic compounds) as well as the final product, which is a combination of those raw materials. As GreenGuard certified products must meet stringent requirements for chemical emissions and toxicity, such as being screened for over 10,000 different chemicals including irritants, carcinogens and reproductive toxins, giggle is confident that our Better Basics Antimicrobial Changing Pad is the healiest conventional pad option.
Q:Does this come with the strap to secure to the dresser, as well as with security snaps for strapping the baby in?
A:giggle's Better Basics Antimicrobial Contoured Changing Pad is equipped with two snap-straps, and one snap hardware pack that contains two snap-screws to mount the pad to a dresser; and a security strap for the baby. It's super-easy to securely mount the pad to any low dresser, and super-safe for changing baby!
Q:Does this changing pad fit the oeuf classic dresser?
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