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How to Pick a Diaper Bag

A diaper bag enables you to pack all of your baby's essentials. These suggestions will help you choose the perfect bag to fit your needs.


  • Step 1: Choose the size Choose a bag with enough room to hold food, diapers, lotion, and bottles.
  • Step 2: Look for bottle holders Look for a bag that has specifically designed bottle holders to protect the bottles from spilling.
  • TIP: Insulated bags are designed to keep bottles cool.
  • Step 3: Buy a bag with padded straps Make sure the straps are padded and adjustable. Well designed shoulder support alleviates shoulder and back pain.
  • Step 4: Choose the material Choose a material that will last. Leather and nylon bags cost more but last longer. Stain resistant fabrics are also a plus.
  • Step 5: Look for stroller attachments Look for a bag that has straps that can attach to your stroller's handlebars.
  • Step 6: Purchase bag for parents Purchase a bag that has compartments that parents can use. Most include a place to store your cell phone, keys, and wallet.
  • Step 7: Keep the bag well stocked Keep your bag well stocked. Don't forget to carry a changing pad and sanitizer.
  • FACT: A baby uses approximately six to 10 thousand diapers before they are potty trained.

You Will Need

  • Capacity
  • Bottle holders
  • Padded straps
  • Stroller straps
  • Compartments
  • Changing pad
  • Sanitizer
  • Insulation (optional)

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