If you are struggling over what to keep in your new baby's diaper bag, you are not alone. Many new parents become overwhelmed with the sheer number of things required to care for their newborn.
Most medical professionals and parents alike agree it is a good idea to keep your diaper bag stocked with essentials so you are always ready to go anywhere, anytime.
It is also advisable to have a second bag packed, just in case, for your baby's secondary caregiver.
Tips On What to Pack in the Diaper Bag
- 5 to 10 Diapers
- Changing Pad
- Baby Wipes
- Bottle of Water
- Diaper Cream
- Bag(s) for dirty diapers or dirty clothes
- Baby Tylenol
- Formula, if using formula
- Bib and Burp Cloth
- Change of clothing for you and baby
- Baby Blanket
- Note card with helpful information on it like the pediatrician's phone number, known allergies, recent weight of baby, recent shot record etc