Do you think it is time that your baby and daddy need some lone time? Let’s checkout some Diaper Bag Essentials for your baby while traveling.
Let them have a fun time as this is very important for each and every parent to spend some quality time with their kids.
However, you may be worried (even if you are going with them) that how do you pack the perfect diaper bag?
Are pondering what does it actually comprise of?
Don’t worry as we have got you covered for this with our ultimate diaper bag guide. Make sure to read this post until the end to get a fair idea of traveling with a baby list.
The best part about parenthood is that there is no end to learning.
Well, learning is all that we can take up to better ourselves. If you are a hands-on parent, then you must take a lesson from your everyday life.
Your baby is the best person to teach you all and mums know it very well. Nonetheless, getting back to our discussion, what if one fine papa decides to take your baby out then how do you pack the diaper bag.
The simplest answer to this question, the same way that you would do it if mama was to take them out. There may be some differences as you don’t have to pack your breastfeeding cloth (depending on the age of your baby) and wallet!
Nevertheless, here are a few of the basic necessities that your baby will need irrespective of who they are going out with.
Things You Should Carry For Your Baby:
Diapers – By this time you know baby very well and you know how many diapers you will need for the specific time. Chances are high that your husband may not be aware of it all, so pack him a bit more extra. Don’t forget to mention it him to change it at least once in an hour (if it’s a newborn) or once in two to three hours otherwise.
Changing pads – You can buy a use and throw changing pad or simply a hand towel for this purpose. Many diapers come with these pads, but you may invest in one if you like. We have to be honest here that these are a blessing if you don’t like to put down your child anywhere. Plus, this gives you and the child a clean feeling while changing.
Wipes – Yes, this is a must have for any modern diaper bag and you must always carry one. These come very handy for diaper changes, cleaning dirty surfaces or even for those sticky hands. Remind the father to put them to good use.
Plastic bags – These are an absolute necessity and you must carry some extra plastic bags or bags that are biodegradable for soiled diapers and clothes. There are a lot of things that you may need to wrap and toss it in the bag while traveling. Trust us, when it comes to dads, they may need a lot of these.
Hand sanitizer – Can you think of a diaper bag without it? Of course, not because you may not get the chance to wash your hands with water always. What do you then? Use hand sanitizer in situations like that. Tada!
Vomit bags – If you have a toddler that suffers from motion sickness and daddy is planning to take them out for a joyride, then you know what we mean. We speak from our personal experience; keep a few vomit bags handy even if they are not prone to any kind of sickness. You never know when you may need one and if their dadda loves his car, then this is going to be an inevitable piece.
Bottles and sippers – Prepare a bottle of milk because carrying formula may seem to be tad difficult at times. Keep the sippers filled with water in case your baby prefers them over bottles.
Snacks – Always keep some or other kind of finger food (as per the age of your baby) handy for your baby. Inform their father that they may need a treat or two while traveling.
Toys – You know their favorites and you may need to pack some for your baby in the diaper bag. It could be a soft toy, a ball or even that pacifier you got, but make sure that you have some toy to play with, for them in that diaper bag.
To be honest, there are some things that you can learn on the job and parenting is one such thing.
No two babies are alike and this means no one can tell you what you exactly should pack into your baby bag. It is true that you may need to work hard initially but once you get the hang of things it will be a cake walk for you.
You will see your Diaper Bag Essentials has become much easier to manage and there will come a time when you will know it all. Have patience till then and keep learning!