The Best Changing Table Dressers for Your Nursery

Make the most of your nursery's square footage with a multipurpose dresser that also doubles as your changing table.

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March 08, 2024

Our Top Changing Table Dresser Picks

Our littlest ones need a lot of big stuff to survive those first couple of years, and having furniture that serves dual purposes makes the most of your nursery's square footage. Enter storage-savvy dressers that double as changing tables. Not only do they house baby clothing, but they also have enough room to stow all your diaper-changing essentials.

In general, there are two categories of changing dressers: ones with removable changing stations and ones without. The changing dressers with removable changing stations will grow with your kid since you'll be able to use the piece as a regular dresser once your diaper days are through. If going this route, be sure to look for high-quality craftsmanship that will stand the test of time (and toddlers and teenagers).

If you're looking to keep the cost down, look for changing dressers that require assembly. You may have to spend a little time with an instruction manual and screwdriver, but you'll keep more $$$ in your wallet.

Keep scrolling for changing dressers at every price point, every style and every configuration.

Best Overall Changing Table Dresser

$299.99 $237.67
What We Like
  1. Open storage space
  2. Secured safety rail
  3. Tipover restraint device included
What We Don't Like
  1. Assembly required
  2. Non-removeable changing pad

Cottagey sweet, this all-white dresser is stylish, handy and ultra-affordable. Three open cubbies provide easy-to-access storage for all your changing needs, and two drawers have plenty of space for onesies, pajamas and extra diapers. The top is a non-removable changing table with a safety rail to tackle all those diaper changes and will make a great spot for storing stuffed animals or books in the future.

  1. Weight 89 pounds
  2. Material Manufactured wood
  3. Dimensions 33.75'' x 20'' x 36.75
  4. Removable Changing Table Topper No

Best Value Changing Table Dresser

$199.99
What We Like
  1. Affordable
  2. Removeable changing topper
  3. Metal drawer guides with safety stops
What We Don't Like
  1. Assembly can be time-consuming

Clean and simple, this three-drawer dresser is a smart addition to any nursery. In addition to being the most affordable dresser on our list, it also comes with a removable changing topper and is GREENGUARD Gold Certified. Made from laminated wood composites, the dresser is super easy to clean.

  1. Weight 85 pounds
  2. Material Wood, MDF, metal
  3. Dimensions 35" x 17.75" x 33.75"
  4. Removable Changing Table Topper Yes

Best Changing Table Dresser for Small Spaces

$288
What We Like
  1. Ideal for small spaces
  2. Water- and stain-resistant
  3. Nontoxic paint and stain
What We Don't Like
  1. Finish can scratch easily

If space is tight and you need to maximize every square inch of your nursery, this is your pick. Chic and streamlined, the three-drawer dresser has plenty of storage without taking up major floor space. When you no longer need the changing topper, simply remove it for a sleek, contemporary dresser.

  1. Weight 89 pounds
  2. Material Solid + manufactured wood
  3. Dimensions 35" x 19.88'' x 33.88''
  4. Removable Changing Table Topper Yes

Best Extra-Wide Changing Table Dresser

What We Like
  1. Sturdy construction with English dovetail joinery
  2. GREENGUARD Gold Certified
  3. Ample storage space
What We Don't Like
  1. Large size is not ideal for small spaces
  2. Expensive

Beautifully detailed with latticework drawers, this solid spruce and poplar dresser has a removable changing topper. The extra-wide design is ready to house your kiddo's entire wardrobe, and the vintage hardware adds a charming touch.

  1. Weight 172 pounds
  2. Material Solid poplar wood, spruce wood, plywood, beech wood and MDF
  3. Dimensions 56" x 19" x 33.5"
  4. Removable Changing Table Topper Yes

Best Eco-Friendly Changing Table Dresser

$399 $327.99
What We Like
  1. Sustainable design
  2. Smooth-glide drawers
  3. Included anti-tip kit
What We Don't Like
  1. Assembly can be difficult

Create a healthy environment by opting for GREENGUARD Gold Certified furniture, like this midcentury modern changing dresser. The versatile piece has a removable changing tray, a side cubby with an adjustable shelf and three smooth-glide drawers. The piece is also constructed of sustainably sourced New Zealand pine wood.

  1. Weight 99 pounds
  2. Material Sustainably sourced New Zealand pine wood, TSCA-compliant engineered wood
  3. Dimensions 39.5'' x 19.25'' x 36.75''
  4. Removable Changing Table Topper Yes

Best Transitional Changing Table Dresser

$299 $249
What We Like
  1. Finished in a nontoxic multi-step painting process
  2. Drawer safety stops
  3. Made of solid wood
What We Don't Like
  1. Changing topper is not removable

Made of sustainable New Zealand pinewood, this double-duty dresser and changing table has three spacious drawers and a built-in topper. Pre-installed Euro glides ensure you can open drawers with ease even with baby on hip.

  1. Weight 67 pounds
  2. Material Solid sustainable New Zealand pinewood and TSCA-compliant engineered wood
  3. Dimensions 36.25" x 18.75" x 38"
  4. Removable Changing Table Topper No

Best Traditional Changing Table Dresser

$339.99 $269
What We Like
  1. Safety rail and changing pad included
  2. Made of solid cherry wood
  3. Classic styling
What We Don't Like
  1. Changing safety rail is not removable

Made of solid wood, this classic dresser is finished in a rich cherry. Three spacious drawers are topped with a non-removable changing station that includes a cushy, water-resistant pad.

  1. Weight 80 pounds
  2. Material Solid cherry wood
  3. Dimensions 36" x 23" x 43"
  4. Removable Changing Table Topper No

Best Modern Changing Table Dresser

$1,079 $863.2
What We Like
  1. Fair Trade Certified
  2. Contrasting pecan-finished legs
  3. Made to grow with child
What We Don't Like
  1. Expensive

Sleek angled legs give this timeless dresser a decidedly midcentury feel. Crafted of poplar and ash woods and then finished with a child-safe, water-based paint and stain, the furniture piece has a removable topper that you secure with metal brackets included. A layer of felt protects the top of the dresser so it'll look new for years to come.

  1. Weight Not listed
  2. Material Kiln-dried poplar wood, ash wood, lacquered engineered wood
  3. Dimensions 36" x 19" x 37"
  4. Removable Changing Table Topper Yes

Best Ready-to-Assemble Changing Table Dresser

$399
What We Like
  1. Anti-tip safety kit included
  2. Sustainable design
  3. Smooth-glide drawers
What We Don't Like
  1. Veneer top can chip easily

Clean lines meet vintage detailing in this three-drawer contemporary dresser that'll last from newborn to teenager years. A removable changing tray allows the piece to serve double duty during Baby's early years.

Best Assembled Changing Table Dresser

What We Like
  1. Durably made with child-safe finishes
  2. Removable changing topper
  3. Stylish
What We Don't Like
  1. Expensive
  2. Heavy

Gorgeous fluted detailing brings texture and style to this wood dresser, which features a detachable changing topper. The piece is delivered to your home, fully assembled and all packaging is removed. Then it's ready for all the diaper changes you can throw at it.

  1. Weight 220 pounds
  2. Material Solid mahogany wood
  3. Dimensions 56.5" x 19" x 36"
  4. Removable Changing Table Topper Yes

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