Changing Bag Q from the second tri...

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  1. redpoppy

    redpoppy Well-Known Member

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    Hi girls! :wave:

    I'm currently looking to buy a changing bag (in the next four months!) and I was thinking to my self: hmmm, a few nappies, some nappy cream and some bottles and wipes. :blush: As you can probably tell I'm a first time mum and so needed to know how big a nappy bag really needs to be? Like what stuff do I need to keep in there? And can I use any bag with lots of pockets? Or are the compartments SOOOOO much easier? :shrug: I do actually love having bags with pockets to organise myself but what stuff for the baby do I need to keep in the bag?

    Ooh! maybe a change of clothing! That's one more! :mrgreen:

    I don't want to lug around a HUGE bag (as I KNOW I'll never empty it and it will get HEAVY) but at the same time I OBVIOUSLY don't want to get a bag that's too small.

    Please help!

    Thanks!
    :hugs:
     
  2. sheepy99

    sheepy99 Well-Known Member

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    Here's what goes into my changing bag when I'm going out for the morning..

    Nappies x4 - probably too many but I always like to have xtra in case.
    Change of clothes
    Muslin
    bibs x2
    Wipes (travel size packet)
    Soother
    Nappy cream
    Travel Changing mat
    Nappy bags
    Cleansing hand gel
    Baby's bottle (with water in) - (I have a pocket which keeps it warm for a while)
    - If the feed is due more than an hour a way I take a fisher price flask with boiling water to warm up the water and this takes up a lot of room
    Formula (in a little container)
    Little toy
    My stuff as don't take handbag aswell (Phone, purse, keys)

    Pockets are good - I lose everything without having the compartments. I actually have 2 bags one if I'm going out on a long trip and one smaller one for quick trips.
     
  3. Kitten

    Kitten Mummy to Theakston & Nyah

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    I have a big Radley change bag for days out and I use the free one from Boots for short trips to clinic and stuff.

    In my big one I have:
    changing mat
    muslin cloths
    burp rag
    mamascarf for bf
    a toy
    a little bag with 2 changes of clothes head to toe including bib
    bag for putting dirty clothes in
    nappies
    nappy cream
    nappy sacks
    wipes
    breast pads
    tissues
    hand sanitiser
    diary
    ipod
    my inhaler
    wallet
    phone
    babasling
    cereal bar
    drink

    In the other I just take phone, wallet, nappy sacks, changing mat, nappies, wipes and a change of clothes and whatever I need that day such as health book.
     
  4. tasha41

    tasha41 Mum & Dad + 1

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    Depends what kind of excursions you'll be doing!

    Usually mine has a sleeper, onesie/extra outfit, 2 bibs, travel wipes, 3-4 diapers, travel size toiletries (diaper cream, Vaseline, and lotion), hand sanitizer, a receiving blanket, a couple of little toys, change pad, plastic bag (for messy clothes), wash cloth.. then bottles.

    I really recommend getting one with lots of pockets!! And that opens wide enough for you to see your stuff easily! Don't go too big, because I have a large bag and sometimes have to dig through my stuff to find everything.. which is really annoying..
     
  5. Emsy26

    Emsy26 Mum of 4 & Wife-To-Be xx

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    In my changing bag i keep -

    6 nappies, Theo likes his wee-wee's :rofl:
    Wipes
    Nappy Sacks
    Nappy Cream
    Bibs
    Bottles (if I'm going to be out a while)
    Spare Clothes
    Tetthing Ring/Soother
    My belongings (purse/keys/phone)

    Theo now has about 4 sets of spare clothes in mine and I'd say 20 nappies :dohh:
    I never empty it, I should get a smaller one x
     
  6. NIfirsttimer

    NIfirsttimer Proud mum, new wife & WTT

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    we have a jujube be all and its the perfect size.. i absolutly love it, especially all the little pockets inside, which mean you can find everything right away, and also the mummy section, as i too have sacked my handbags!
     
  7. bibswy

    bibswy MUMMY OF 2!

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    depends what i'm doing. If I'm just going to tesco for example i feed her before I go and just put a nappy and wipes in the car - just incase! If we're going out for a few hours then its the full kit... nappies, wipes, cream, milk + solids, hat, change of outfit (for poo explosions) a couple of toys, dummy.
     

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