Whether you are a newbie parent, experienced parent or a seasoned grandparent, the changing bag is an essential piece of daily kit. It is the perfect compact bag giving you the freedom get out and about as often as you like, and be ready for anything!
Here at cocobabybox.com we thought it would be super helpful to collated an awesome list of essentials to include in your changing bag. A little help to make the task of taking on those daily adventures with you little humans a bit easier.
There are lots of different options when it comes to changing bags, but as a general rule choose something comfortable to carry which has enough compartments and pockets for all your essentials. It also needs to look good hanging off your buggy. You’ll also need a travel change mat – they fold up for easy carrying and some changing bags include them.
Changing time essentials
- Nappies — It’s a good idea to pack a couple more nappies than you think you’ll need. You never know when a poo emergency will strike…
- Baby wipes — Not just an essential for changing time – baby wipes will help you out of any sticky situation
- Nappy bags — Useful for storing dirty clothes or nappies on-the-go
- Nappy cream — If your baby is prone to nappy rash, you could carry a travel-sized nappy cream, just in case
- Muslin squares — Ideal for keeping shoulders clean when feeding out and about. Also useful for mopping up spills and can double as a makeshift bib
- Hand sanitiser — Keeps hands clean and germ-free
- Snacks — Depending on the age of your little one, healthy snacks could come in handy
- Travel toy — These make a great distraction for babies during changes, long journeys and during cafe pit stops
- Water — You both need to stay hydrated so bring a beaker for your little one and a bottle of water for you
- Spare outfit for your baby — Whether it’s because of a messy feed, spit-up or explosive poo, it’s amazing how often babies need a complete change of clothes when out of the house. Our cocobabyboxes are the perfect option for these extra playwear items. Each contain three organic baby clothes pieces which are perfect for a quick change or day-to-day activities