For someone so small, you would never think that someone would need so much gear, accessories, and equipment; but when it comes to baby, all these things are essential when staying outdoor leisure. Choosing the right diaper bag is an important part of overall convenience for parents both in carrying the actual bag around, and in being able to access what is needed without having to dig around or take things out. And backpack diaper bags are one great option.
Keeping up with the benefits you can get
Parents always have choices for bag essentials; however, backpacks have been steadily growing in popularity for more and more parents because of the following reasons:
- Storage – backpacks may give the illusion of being larger and chunkier than traditional carry-on diaper bags but they are actually more or less the same where traditional bags are built more crosswise and backpacks are more lengthwise. However, backpacks are considered to have more storage space than regular bags with more allotment for small compartments for storing small things such as pacifiers, teethers, or even parent’s car keys or cell phone.
- Convenience – these days, more and more parents are joining the “hands-free” bandwagon with carriers and wraps for baby. What would the point of hands-free be if you still had to lug around a traditional diaper bag by its handles? Backpacks are far more convenient as they are slung over one’s shoulder, with a carrier, a parent could achieve being hands-free.
Is the Quality and Style Enough?
When it comes to quality, all aspects of a bag need to be reviewed:
- How does the bag open? There have been debates on the use of different materials for diaper bags where designs range to push buttons, or zippers. With a backpack, you would naturally have a zipper to open and close. Push buttons take time to open and close and could cause gaps in between. While other types can catch on fabric and might ruin some clothes or blankets, some are noisy and could wake a sleeping baby.
- Material will also come into consideration wherein cheaper diaper bags will come in soft cloth. Canvass bags are considered to be the better choice. You will also want a material that does not attract heat and is water resistant.
- Insulation in bags could also be a plus if you are keeping pre-mixed formula or breast milk or baby food.
And naturally, backpacks will come in many styles and prints in order to adhere to what you want.
Being a parent is hard enough already, go for a backpack as opposed to the traditional diaper bag and save yourself a world of hassle.