Definition and types of diaper bag
A diaper bag (or diaper bag) is a storage bag with many pockets that is roomy enough to carry diapers and all baby-related items while on a family outing. Ironically, it’s needed to manage a mother’s day-to-day life after having a baby, rather than optional luxury equipment. It almost supersedes the importance of the mothers handbag before and after their pregnancies. Without the necessary essentials in the bag, mothers will not dare to leave the house. Just think of the great embarrassment if babies suddenly vomit in a mall, but you have nothing (diaper) to change in front of the public. Therefore, a mom should physically prepare for anything, for example, a sudden change of diapers and timely feeding of the baby.
Typically, a diaper bag comes with several pockets of different sizes tailored to your outdoor needs. These internal or external pockets, along with compartments, make a great organizer for quickly sorting or retrieving baby essentials. It usually comes with adjustable shoulder straps, as commonly seen everywhere, to distribute the weight and free up your hands. Some modern designs are also being designed with rigid handles and even hidden wheels. This is to allow parents to hold the baby more firmly and complete more tasks at the same time, for example, paying the cashier or answering a phone call. It could also greatly reduce lower back pain. Some studies also revealed that the brighter colored diaper bag is relatively harder to lose and might somehow cure or to some extent reduce the “baby blues”. Vibrant colors can brighten up your day and make your baby and everyone smile just by looking at the bag. A happy baby will lead to a happy exit…
The diaper bag should be chosen with designs that accurately reflect the daily routine of the parents, in addition to other factors such as taste for style and the purchase budget. There are various sizes, colors, styles, features, and materials created to suit consumers of all levels and categories.
1) Stroller Diaper Bag
This bag is equipped with additional loops that you can cleverly attach over the stroller handle or connect to other travel systems. It’s not just freeing your hand, but your whole body so that you can have absolute freedom to enjoy your ride. With the availability of adjustable strap, it can be converted into a backpack as you like. This bag is usually made with waterproof materials for a hassle-free ride for stay-at-home parents.
2) Messenger Diaper Bag
Designed with a single long strap so you can wear it across the chest or over the shoulder, the weight of the diaper bag is no longer concentrated on the shoulder. Maybe you can load more accessories in the bag. Styled from the waist to the shoulder, you can hang the bag professionally on the same side or fashionably cross it to the opposite side of the body. With this method of carrying, you’ll have quick access to pockets and compartments to get whatever baby items you need.
3) Backpack Diaper Bag
It is almost similar to any common backpack that is popularly used by backpacking travelers or school students. It literally has 2 adjustable straps so you can wear it over the shoulder to the back. This will greatly reduce the stress placed on the shoulder, which in turn is distributed evenly across the back. Your hands are totally free for any other activity, as long as someone is carrying your baby. It is ideally designed for parents who are always on the go.
4) Diaper Bag
It just looks like your daily shopping bag that you used to carry around. This bag is usually larger than a traditional diaper bag, with a pair of handles of various lengths so you can carry it by hand or slung over your shoulder. Simplified internal accommodation with a smaller pocket and compartment, you can use it freely for a quick trip. Once your baby outgrows it, she can still keep it as her own personal bag.
5) Designer Diaper Bag
This usually refers to the city chic design of a distinguished designer. From an exclusive collection to a limited edition on his signature inspiration, he can be sure of the spectacular workmanship, exclusive guarantee and “celebrity effect” it will bring. Some eye-catching products are made with superior premium materials and excellent practicalities like insulated bottle pockets, which are dedicated to the esteemed customers.
6) Eco-Friendly Diaper Bag
As the trend of supporting eco-friendly products is becoming popular around the world, there are more diaper bags innovated with eco-friendly materials like synthetic leather or even a recycled material like a tire than you would ever think of before. While carrying her baby essentials for an easy outing, she is devotedly instilling in the second generation of her in caring for our earth.
7) Diaper bag for dad
With a wise selection of design and colors, dads are more receptive and actually love to carry a diaper bag. It will benefit dual income families so parenting responsibilities are shared more equally. In addition to storing all of baby’s necessities, this bag with multiple pockets and compartments can always serve as dad’s great personal baby carrier for her belongings like keys, cell phone and wallet. With a resistant design and prints that boys love, dad can now be sportier and more modern even with a baby.
New parents tend to buy small, impractical diaper bags and subsequently purchase bulky backpacks or duffel bags as a substitute. In fact, whenever possible, it is recommended that all families have two different sizes of diaper bags. For short trips, a smaller one works well with a couple of diapers, a few wipes, and a change of clothes. For a full day or overnight, you need a larger one to accommodate more supplies like complete changes of clothes, more diapers and wipes, first aid supplies, pacifiers, bibs, and other daytime accessories. Please note that the functions of the bag can always be doubled to carry your belongings at the same time.
A wise selection of diaper bags will not only embrace your sense of self, but also properly showcase your elegant lifestyle, fashion sense, and unique personality, even after you’ve reached another important milestone: being a great parent.