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outdoor adventures: your baby bag checklist.

2 minutes


If you’ve ever been in earshot of a parent, you’ve probably heard that leaving the house takes forever.

This is especially the case with newborns – it seems the smaller the baby, the bigger the bag. When you’re an exhausted parent, making sure you’re prepared for any eventuality can act as a big barrier to leaving the house. But as long as your bag is packed with the essentials – for you and for baby – you’ll be more than ready for any day out.

for baby


Made from just two natural ingredients (water and fruit seed extract), WaterWipes are the world’s purest baby wipes, meaning they’re the number one choice for newborns.


Keep these regularly topped up with more than you think you’ll need (8-10), just in case one day you dash out without replenishing.

diaper bags

These are so teeny you can pack a lot in without taking up space.

changing mat

There’s no need to get an all-singing, all-dancing mat to change their diaper. Just a thin, easy-to-pack one will work fine.


A bottle or two of formula, if using, or a cover for breastfeeding (again, if using).

baby sun or winter hat

Weather depending!

Father on the beach with baby


A little toy to help entertain them if they’re grizzly or to distract them while changing their diaper.

spare socks

Because babies’ socks fall off and disappear at an alarming rate.


Handy for so many things – mopping spillages, using as a comforter, etc.

for you

door and car keys

Maybe keep a spare set in this bag, permanently? Being locked out with a baby is not the one.


It’s easy to focus on your baby's needs, and forget about yours, but there’s nothing worse than finally making it to that new-parent coffee meeting without your money.


Particularly if breastfeeding as you’ll get so thirsty.


For the photo ops, naturally.

hand sanitiser

To get rid of those post-pooey-diaper germs.

parent in the park

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