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  • April 25, 2023 3 min read

    Are you a new parent? Then you know that a diaper bag is a must-have item whenever you leave the house with your little one. But with so many things to remember, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and forget something important. That's where our ultimate diaper bag essentials checklist comes in!  We rounded up the 9 must-have items that every new parent should pack in their diaper bag. Ready for organized and hassle-free outings with your baby? Keep reading!

    9 Must-Have Items for Every New Parent's Diaper Bag

    1. Diapers 

    Let's face it, no diaper bag is complete without the star of the show - diapers! Whether you're out and about running errands or enjoying a fun day trip with your little one, you'll want to make sure you're fully stocked up on this baby must-have. We recommend packing at least one diaper for every two hours you'll be out, plus a few extras just in case.

    Baby changing diaper

    And, here's a pro-tip: keep them in a separate compartment or bag for easy access during those unexpected diaper emergencies. Trust us, you'll thank yourself later!

    2. Wipes and Diaper Cream

    Along with diapers, you should also pack baby wipes and diaper cream in your diaper bag. Wipes are essential for cleaning up messes and keeping your baby clean and fresh. And let's face it, wipes even come in handy for adults after a meal of finger foods! Diaper cream is important for preventing and treating diaper rash.

    Pack wipes and diaper cream

    3. Changing Pad

    You never know when and where you'll need to change your little one's diaper! So pack a portable, waterproof, and easy-to-clean changing pad. That way, you’ll always have a clean and comfortable place for changing.

    Changing baby's diapers

    Plus, it helps protect your baby from germs and bacteria on public changing tables. Don't forget to wipe it down with wipes after each use!

    4. Feeding Essentials - Bottles, Milk, and Bibs

    If you are bottle-feeding your baby, it's important to pack bottles and milk in your diaper bag. To make feeding on-the-go a breeze, pre-measure your formula or bring pre-pumped milk.

    Feeding baby

    Speaking of feeding, don't forget about the bibs! They keep your baby's adorable outfits clean during mealtime and also make for an awesome fashion accessory!

    5. Burp Cloth/Wash Cloth

    Babies often spit up after feedings, and having a cloth on hand to clean up messes is important. A burp cloth can also be used to wipe your baby's face and hands after messy feedings. 

    Burp cloths and washcloths can get soiled easily so it’s important to get a durable one that doesn’t wear out after a few washes.  

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    The Wee Bean's multipurpose organic swaddle blanket can be used as a burp cloth and nursery cover

    6. Pacifiers and Teething Toys

    If your baby uses a pacifier or is teething, don’t forget to pack pacifiers and teething toys in your diaper bag. Pacifiers can help soothe a fussy baby, and teething toys can help relieve teething pain. Happy baby equals happy parents!

    7. Hand Sanitizer

    Hand sanitizer is an essential item for any diaper bag, especially if you will be in public places where germs and bacteria may be present.

    Hand sanitizer

    When choosing a hand sanitizer, look for one that is alcohol-based and contains at least 60% alcohol. Gotta keep those hands clean before touching your baby's sensitive skin!

    8. Disposable Bags

    Disposable bags can be used to dispose of dirty diapers, wipes, and other trash. They can also be used to store dirty clothes or other items that may be soiled.

    Remember to choose a bag that is tied closed, and pack a few extra in case you need them for any emergencies!

    9. Spare Clothes

    Babies are messy, and accidents happen. Having spare clothes on hand can help prevent meltdowns and keep your baby comfortable.

    Look for clothes that are easy to put on and take off, and don't take up too much space in your diaper bag.

    Bonus: Small Toys

    Small toys are an optional but helpful item to have in your diaper bag. They can be used to distract your baby during feedings or diaper changes, or to keep them entertained while you are out and about.

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    Conclusion - Be Prepared for Any Situation with Your Diaper Bag Essentials

    Having a diaper bag checklist saves you time and stress. By being prepared with these essentials, you can be ready for any situation when out and about. Time to pack like a pro and enjoy the next adventure with your baby! 

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