Baby bags come in a variety of styles including backpacks, messenger and tote designs.
There are both high-end designs and cheap models. These baby bags also make great gifts.
They come in a wide range of colors and prints. Their construction, pattern and material also varies.
Price & Availability
Styles of Diaper Bags
Backpack Diaper Bag
Backpack Diaper Bags are comfortable to carry as the entire weight of the bag is evenly distributed across the shoulders. This ensures that your hands are free so that you can easily tend to your baby.
Tote Diaper Bag
Tote Bags do resemble regular handbags. These bags are fashionable and usually come with have large shoulder straps and smaller straps.
Messenger bags have a flap that covers the opening. They come with a only one long strap that can be worn across the chest or over the shoulder. This design is an ideal for dads.
Features To Look Out For When Buying Diaper Bags
Large Interior Compartment
An ideal bag should have a roomy interior compartment to accommodate multiple baby essentials, toys and clothing.
Multiple Organizational Compartments & Pockets
Multiple exterior and interior compartments or pockets will help keep items well organized inside the bag. Exterior pockets are ideal for items that require immediate access such as baby bottles, wipes, sippy cups, cell phones or water bottles. Some of the diaper bags come with insulated pockets for carrying food and drinks.
High-quality zippers, Velcro, magnetic snaps or buttons will help keep items safe and secure.
Baby bags are constructed with different material ranging from nylon, canvas, microfiber, vinyl and so on. Waterproof interior also comes in handy. Choose material that is easy to wipe clean in case of spills and stains.
Sturdy Straps & Handles
Check for sturdy comfortable straps and handles that are unlikely to irritate the hands or shoulders. Adjustable straps are convenient.
Some of the bags do come with additional features such as changing pads and removable bags. A changing pad is a convenient feature and comes in handy when traveling. Removable bags will also help in organizing both baby or mom essentials.