The dawn of Fall is the ideal season for taking the baby out for a stroll or a day out with your cute pie. The streets are less crowded as schools reopen in fall, so you can have a grand time with your baby.
Outing with a baby requires prior planning so that your outing is smooth and devoid of challenges. Before stepping out, pack your diaper bags with all the essentials that you may need for your baby and yourself.
Arranging a diaper bag is an art in itself and you require to arrange it meticulously so that you are not stranded helpless on a date with your baby.
Checklist for the Diaper Bags:
Convenient Diaper Bag: The first and foremost requisite is a convenient diaper bag wherein you can tuck in all the articles that you need. Purchase 2 diaper bags, one small clutch bag with enough space to accommodate the articles of baby’s use and one large one for outings for one or two days. While buying, check that it has enough separate pockets and zip closures to tuck the things neatly and you can pull out safely as per your requirements. Prefer the bags that has shoulder handles or backpacks so that it is easy to carry along with the baby.
Diapers: Keep one diaper for an hour and arrange accordingly for the hours you will be out and few extra for contingency.
Wipes: Keep a pack of ten in a resealed pack if you are going on a stroll because its use is not limited to changing the diaper. It is multipurpose and is used for cleaning sticky hands and dirty surfaces. Pack accordingly for a long drive or a day’s outing.
Feeding Bottles: Carry feeding bottle with formula milk or breast milk depending upon the way you are feeding your baby.
Sip Cups for Toddlers: Carry milk, juice or water for your toddlers.
Baby Snacks: Baby is on solids then you can take preferred snacks to feed them such as jar of cooked food, finger foods and spoons and few bibs to take care of while feeding.
A Baby Blanket: Blanket is useful and multipurpose, it can be used for covering the baby or as a nursing cover, bib as per your use and convenience.
Chapstick: Chapstick can be used for dry lips during fall and can even be used on bums to avoid diaper rash. Buy a good brand for the baby.
Sunscreen Lotion: To keep tan away, use sunscreen for the baby and carry a handy one for the baby. Even you can use for yourself if you feel the need.
Changing Pad: Many diaper bags comes with a changing pad which is easy to use and protects the baby from germs else you can use a soft baby size towel to change the diaper.
Extra Clothes for Baby: Keep few clothes of baby as per the hours you spend on outing as the babies soil while passing stool or urine or it can be soiled during feeding or burping.
Biodegradable Disposable Bags: Disposable bags are essentials to carry the soiled diapers, napkins and wipes etc. that is used on way.
Emergency Numbers: Store numbers of your family doctor and carry health insurance cards in case of an emergency on way.
Diaper bags are an essential for the Moms while towing out with the baby. The above mentioned checklist are the essentials that one need to carry along and more articles can be added as per the Mom and baby’s requirement. If you are going on a long tour, don’t forget to pack in the prescribed medicines and essentials in surplus. You can carry the extra load in your car and can fill in the diaper bags as per use and requirement.
Moms are carefree and enjoy outing with the baby if she carries the essentials of baby in Diaper Bags.