Traveling with your little one can be tough, especially when trying to make sure you have everything you need in your diaper bag. To help you out, we’ve listed 5 helpful tips on how to pack your diaper bag more efficiently!
1.) Pick out the perfect diaper bag.
When you’re searching for the perfect diaper bag you want to make sure that you have plenty of storage space for diapers, wipes, bottles, snacks and other necessities for on-the-go. Making sure it is easy to clean is another important factor you should consider during your search. Accidents happen and diaper bags can get messy, a machine-washable diaper bag will ease the stress of trying to keep it clean. Lastly, make sure it is functional and easy to carry around for wherever your family’s adventures will take you.
Our Contours Explore® 2-Stage Portable Booster Seat and Diaper Bag checks all of these boxes!
2.) Buy separate diaper bag accessories and supplies.
Lessen the likelihood of running around the house searching for your full size diaper cream and baby wipes by purchasing travel size items specifically for your diaper bag. These items can remain in the bag and you’ll never have to worry about whether or not you forgot them at home! You can even include designated bottles, bibs, and clothing.
3.) Keep a diaper bag checklist.
Before leaving the house, take a look at your diaper bag checklist to make sure you aren’t forgetting anything. Your diaper bag should include:
- Baby Wipes
- Diaper Rash Cream
- Baby Powder
- Bottles/Baby Food/Snacks
- Extra Clothes
- Baby Lotion
- Hand Sanitizer
- Wet Bag (to dispose of soiled clothing)
4.) Pack a diaper for every hour you plan to be gone.
It’s better to be over-prepared than under-prepared. Assuming that you will need one diaper every hour, you are lessening your chances of running out while out and about.
5.) Repack your diaper bag as soon as you return home.
Keeping your diaper bag ready will keep you from rushing out of the house everyday and risking the chance of forgetting something important at home.
Take these helpful tips with you the next time you go to prep your diaper bag for a fun day out with the family, you’ll thank yourself later!