A constant companion, stylish accessory, supplier of everything baby-related: that’s a typical baby bag for you! But with so many styles available, how do you know which one to choose? The baby bag or diaper bag is a handy piece of gear that must be chosen according to your family’s needs and requirements. A great option is to check out Gumtree’s range of second-hand baby bags if you do not want to invest in a brand new one.
Follow our tips to choose the right one for you:
- The most basic styles of baby bags on the market today are a backpack, messenger bag, tote bag and diaper clutch. For example, if you are a parent who uses a stroller, a backpack can give you the hands-free comfort you need.
- Some of the most important items found in a baby bag are the baby bottles and milk. We recommend buying a baby bag with insulated pockets for added safety and warmth.
- If you have twins or babies and young children, it would be great to buy a roomier baby bag that gives you the extra storage you need. We are sure you know babies need a lot of stuff!
- Parents swear by machine-washable bags or ones with cleanable surfaces. Remember there may be leaky bottles or dirty diapers to contend with!
- Consider everyone person who will be carrying bag and choose the style and size accordingly. What works for you may not work for a partner or nanny.
- Look for a bag that comes with the following accessories which can make life so much easier: changing mat, insulated pockets, extra flaps and storage and stroller clips.
Now that you’ve got the knowledge, it’s time to shop! Head to gumtree.co.za or your Gumtree app (click for Apple & Android) and don’t forget to use your location settings to find local baby and kids information close to home.