Is this Australia's best change mat?

Is this Australia's best change mat?

Have you ever tried to change a nappy on an acrobatic toddler? It’s like wrestling an octopus! They seem to have mastered the art of squirming and flipping just when you need them to stay still.

But fear not, fellow parents! With the right change mat, even the most acrobatic tots can be tamed into peaceful nappy changes. Choosing the perfect change mat can transform those potentially stressful moments into enjoyable bonding experiences with your little one. Enter the BabyRest Nova change mat – a game-changer in the world of baby changing!


Types of changing solutions  

When it comes to change mats and change solutions, there are three main options:  

  • Change tables 
    The traditional choice is a change table on wheels with high sides and a basic foam mat with a waterproof cover, which provides a dedicated space for changing nappies. Chances are your parents used one for you! However, these days, people are moving away from this type of solution as it can take up a lot of space and may not be practical for families living in smaller homes. Not to mention, is generally not used once your little one has grown out of nappies. 
  • Fixed change mats  
    Today’s parents prefer using their chest of drawers as a base for the changing station. This often involves a wooden topper base that is attached to the top of the chest, also with a basic foam change mat with a waterproof cover.  While this type of solution is more compact and can be used on existing furniture, the wooden topper can potentially damage the surface of the drawers and the soft insert may need to be replaced between children.  
  • Portable change mats  
    There is however a more versatile and convenient option for modern families: the portable change mat. These mats have a grippy base that can be used on any flat surface without the need for a wooden topper. They also have higher sides compared to traditional soft inserts, providing more security for the baby during nappy changes.  
    One of the biggest advantages of portable change mats is their portability. They can easily be taken on the go, whether it's for a weekend getaway, a visit to the grandparents, or simply moving around the house. This flexibility allows parents to change their baby's nappies wherever they are, without being confined to a specific location. 

    Overall, the portable change mat option offers the most benefits to modern families. It provides convenience, versatility, and practicality without sacrificing the safety and comfort of the baby. With its compact size and easy portability, it is the perfect solution for busy parents who are always on the move. 


Key features to look for 

So, what should you look for when choosing the perfect change mat? First and foremost, consider safety and comfort. Super high sides ensure your little wriggler stays put during changes, while a comfortable and non-sticky surface keeps them content. Hygiene is also paramount – opt for a mat with an easy-to-wipe surface that remains durable and doesn’t get uncomfortably hot or cold to the touch, regardless of the season. 



The BabyRest Nova change mat in grey


Why BabyRest Nova is the ideal solution 

Now, let’s talk about the star of the show – the BabyRest Nova change mat! This portable wonder ticks all the boxes and then some! Its lightweight yet sturdy design makes it a breeze to carry around the house, to the garden for impromptu picnics, or even to grandma and grandpa’s house. Made of high-quality PUR material, The Nova is not only hygienic but also durable enough to withstand the inevitable wear and tear of parenting. 

With some of the highest sides available on the market, it offers extra safety and peace of mind, especially when they get to the wriggly stage! The Nova is also open-ended at the top and bottom, allowing your little one to remain comfortable for longer as they get taller. With its grippy bottom and range of available colours, including matching options to the Aster nappy bin, it seamlessly blends into any nursery aesthetic. Who says change mats can’t be both practical and incredibly stylish?  

But wait, there’s more! The BabyRest Nova isn’t just a change mat – it’s a multitasking marvel. Its versatility extends beyond nappy changes; it doubles as a perfect surface for tummy time, encouraging your little one’s development. And here’s the kicker – its longevity. Unlike soft fixed options that often need replacing between children, the BabyRest Nova boasts a long warranty and durability that ensures it can be reused for siblings, saving you both money and hassle in the long run. With its super high sides and comfortable yet firm surface, it’s the ideal solution for stress-free nappy changes from newborn to toddlerhood and beyond. 


The BabyRest Nova's elegant design elevates any nursery style


In the whirlwind journey of parenthood, every little convenience counts. Choosing the right change mat can turn a mundane task into a cherished moment of bonding with your little one. With its portability, durability, and versatility, the BabyRest Nova change mat emerges as the ultimate solution for modern parents. Say goodbye to acrobatic nappy changes and hello to peaceful parenting moments with BabyRest Nova by your side. 


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