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3 Top Tips For Buying Your Baby Changing Bag

This is important! It’s part of the few key purchases that will really make a difference in the early days and the next 2+ years!

Thankfully there are so many stylish changing bags out there that the decision now is as much about your personal style and taste, as it is about being super practical for you and your family!

Here are some things to consider when you are thinking about buying a changing bag:

1. Is it unisex?

Not just for your little future son or daughter, but does it work as a bag that both you and your partner are happy to wear? Lots of dads are reluctant to wear brightly colored changing bags complete with kiddie patterns… some dad friendly options are often black or darker colours – if it looks like it could be a cool sports bag, then you are onto a winner!

2. Is it practical?

Tiba + Marl changing bags come with a changing mat as standard, they also have a thermal bottle holder keeping bottles either cold or hot. Tick, Tick. Have a think about just how much you would like to take with you, if you are the type to take the kitchen sink (just incase) then opt for a bigger bag! The fabric is key too – is it wipeable? Does it have compartments to help you stay organized?

3. Does it have a life beyond baby?

If you love your changing bag, you will want to keep using it beyond when your babies still need one. Tiba + Marl’s Weekender doubles as a weekend travel bag, a sports bag, and perfect for twins and all the extras you need to carry around. The Elwood backpack makes a nifty laptop bag too, just leave the changing mat at home!!

Mix practicality and style to ensure you’ve got the right bag for you. If you are worried about the price tag, go for something that you’ll use long after babies are out of nappies. Honestly, when you find the one you love, you’ll never look back!!

Do you have any more tips for choosing a baby changing bag? Let us know in the comments!


About the Author

Young Hearts is a brand new online concept store for modern Irish families. Specialising in independent babies and kids clothes that are high quality, unisex and mainly organic from Organic zoo, Tootsa, Turtledove London and Mr Wolf. You’ll find a range of treats for mums including the trendiest changing bags from Tiba + Marl, practical & beautiful teething jewelry by Lara & Ollie and little cards of daily affirmations by YESMUM.  Nursery décor is also covered with some fab monochrome prints, toy bags, playmats and teepees too!

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