Especially on longer trips, you need to change your baby on the go. So that you do not miss anything, you should pack your diaper bag carefully.
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The Right Diaper Bag
You don’t have to buy a new diaper bag right away, it’s just important that it meets certain criteria. The three most important points are the size, the layout and the handling.
Just test out whether all things fit into your diaper bag. However, the bag should also not be too big, otherwise it can quickly become unwieldy.
Bags that have different sized compartments are particularly practical. This allows for a better overview.
If you often travel with the stroller, a long carrying strap is recommended.
You can also opt for a backpack.
Diaper Bag Checklist: What All Needs To Go In?
It’s best to always take at least three fresh diapers with you. At some point, you will be able to estimate approximately how often your child needs to be diapered, so you can adjust the number.
Every diaper bag should include a changing pad that is foldable and easily washable.
You don’t always have the option of disposing of a full diaper right away.
Therefore, plastic bags are recommended until you find the nearest trash can.
They make your life easier, as they are not only super good for your baby’s bottom, but also for your hands. Make sure they are fragrance-free so as not to irritate your baby’s skin.
Wound Protection Cream:
You’ll be ideally equipped with this in case your baby ever gets a sore bottom.
In case you’re breastfeeding on the go and don’t want unsightly milk stains to show on your top.
Change Of Clothes:
In any case, a set of fresh baby clothes belongs in the diaper bag. You never know what might happen on an outing. A change of tops for you is not amiss either.
Bottles Or Porridge:
In case your baby is hungry on the road and you’re not breastfeeding.
In case your baby gets thirsty, water, or unsweetened teas are suitable.
Nice To Have With You
Good in a diaper bag also makes a cloth, with which you can cover yourself while breastfeeding. Also useful is a first aid kit, in case small accidents happen.
You can also pack your child’s favorite toy, or a cuddly toy.