Munchkin Secure Grip Waterproof Diaper Changing Pad

Last updated: June 10, 2021


If your baby loves to wiggle, you'll want to go with this changing pad. It's made using Xtra Grip rubber strips and safety straps that buckle, both of which keep your little one safe during diaper changes. The material is waterproof and can quickly be wiped down with a little soap and water.

We looked at the top Changing Pads and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Changing Pad you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: This changing pad has a universal fit and can easily be attached to both dressers and changing tables.

In our analysis of 49 expert reviews, the Munchkin Secure Grip Waterproof Diaper Changing Pad placed 2nd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

If only your baby would stay still during diaper changes…well we know that never happens. Keep them comfy and safe with the Secure Grip Changing Pad. Featuring Xtra Grip rubber strips and safety straps that buckle, the Secure Grip Changing Pad stays in place during diaper changes and helps keep your little one safe as they squirm, wiggle and twist. And for those moments you need additional stability, fabric straps with screws are included to securely attach to your dresser or changing table. Plus, the soft contoured cushion is made of waterproof fabric that is easy to clean.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The best part is that there is no need to use or install additional hardware for it.
Heavy-duty non-slip rubber strips provide superior grip even on slick surfaces. Smooth, water-resistant outer cover prevents seepage. Easy to wipe clean. Large size leaves ample room for little ones to grow. Great price.
Many parents said that this pad was easier to clean and had a better grip for wiggly babies than other pads they’d tried.
The surface is also easy to clean with a damp cloth.
The Munchkin Secure Grip Changing Pad is not only affordable but also reliable and safe.
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The straps fabric allows secure and easy attachment to behind the dresser or changing table. Another plus factor is the contoured, soft cushion which is waterproof as well.
Munchkin’s surfaces are smooth and therefore, would be much easier to clean
It won’t move or budge even with a hyperactive baby on top.
Dual straps to attach the pad to the back of the dresser or table.
Moreover, it comes with safety straps that have a buckle to aid in keeping your baby in place.
The pad is lightweight and is made from wipe clean material, so it’s easy to maintain hygiene.

What reviewers didn't like

However, is that it comes with a rather steep price, which is about twice the tag that similar changing pad designs come in.
Finding a cover that doesn't overlap the non-skid grips can be difficult.
One common complaint is the smell: Some say that, especially when it’s new, the Munchkin pad has that distinct changing pad chemical smell.
The grips do not work too well, according to some parents.
Leakage sometimes happens, but parents give a thumbs up for how it secures your baby when changing diapers.
The material smells plasticky during the first week. You’ve got to air it out for a day or two to reduce the smell.
Comes out of the box with a strong plastic smell.
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