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13 Best Baby Changing Bags 2020 For New Parents

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There's nothing better than planning an exciting day out for you and your family, complete with the ultimate baby changing bag to carry all your essentials.

Having the best changing bag means you can always leave the house prepared for the day ahead with space for nappies, wipes, spare clothes, bottles and food. When packing your baby changing bag, don’t forget to include nappy bags, rash cream, a travel changing mat and perhaps a small baby travel toy to keep your child occupied.

Ideally, the best baby changing bags will have space for all these things and more. Make sure to look for insulated compartments to keep baby bottles warm or cool, a built-in changing mat, wipe-clean fabric and separate pockets for your valuables. Whether you're looking for something stylish, waterproof or budget-friendly, we’ve sourced the best changing bags for babies to fulfil every requirement.

Our Top Choice


Changing Bag Backpack, Ruvalino‍

Comfortable and convenient changing backpack.

This backpack changing bag has a little bit of everything you and your baby might need. The padded laptop pocket and ‘mommy pocket’ make it perfect for your baby’s essential as well as your own. Comfortable and convenient, the thick shoulder straps won't dig into your shoulder if you are carrying the bag for a long amount of time.The versatility of this bag makes it a top pick – use it as a nappy backpack, handbag or hang on a stroller, not to mention the waterproof fabric.

  • Price: £32.98
  • Size: 25L(v)
  • 2 large zip compartments and 16 pockets
  • Insulated bottle pockets
  • Padded laptop pocket
  • Mesh nappy organiser

Best For Style Conscious Parents

Robyn Black Faux Leather Backpack, Babymel‍

Black faux leather backpack changing bag with easy wipe side pocket

A sporty and chic option that is brings a fashionable touch to designer baby changing bags with a faux leather, vegan style. Don’t let it’s stylish exterior mislead you: it comes with a washable padded changing mat and easy access wipes pockets that makes it practical too.

  • Price: £65
  • Size: 35cm(h) x 29cm(w) x 15cm(d)
  • Durable coated canvas
  • Machine washable changing pad
  • Insulated bottle holder keeps bottles warm or cool for up to 4 hours
  • Built-in convertible multi-way strap with integrated stroller straps
  • 6 internal and external pockets
  • Easy-access wipes side pocket

Best For Unisex

Baby Changing Bag, Upsimples‍

Diaper rucksack changing backpack with USB charging port.

A sleek black style suitable for all parents, this rucksack has lots of pocket space to separate wet and dry nappies. It also has two straps to easily attach the bag to a stroller and comes with a useful anti-theft phone/wallet pocket and USB charging port.

  • Price: £20.99
  • Size: 42cm(h) x 30xm(w) x 7cm(l)
  • Water-resistant and wipe clean
  • Anti-theft secure pocket
  • USB charging port and cable
  • 3 large insulated pockets

Best For Eco-Friendly

Georgi Eco Convertible Backpack Aqua, Babymel‍

Lightweight and packed full of features Eco convertible backpack.

Made from recycled plastic bottles, this unisex Babymel bag helps the planet whilst helping you with your nappy changes. It's the most expensive option on our list, but we think it's sustainable credentials and versatility make it worth the extra investment.

  • Price: £69
  • Size: 37cm(h) x 32cm(w) x 14cm(d)
  • Made from recycled plastic bottles
  • Water resistant outer material
  • Integrated shoulder straps
  • Side wipes pocket for easy dispensing
  • 7 internal and external pockets

Best For USB Charging

Diaper Bag Backpack, Cosyland‍

Multi-function travel changing backpack with USB port.

Need to make sure you don’t run out of charge whilst carrying your changing bag baby essentials? This bag comes with a USB cable and pocket so you can easily connect your power bank inside and access your device from the outside of the bag. Its fourteen organiser compartments also ensures plenty of space for cables.

  • Price: £19.89
  • Size: 25cm(h) x 17cm(w) x 4cm(l)
  • USB charging interface – charge your phone without opening the backpack
  • Water resistant front pockets  
  • 2 side wipe/tissue pockets
  • Adjustable shoulder strap

Best For Water-Resistent

Changing Backpack, Hafmall‍

Multi-function travel nappy bag rucksack with insulated bottle pockets for baby care.

For a bag that will see you through all weathers, this colourful bag is waterproof and durable. It also features a handy wet clothes pocket to separate the wet from dry and ensure your bag is kept organised.

  • Price: £32.86
  • Size: 43.61cm x 28.4cm x 7.59cm
  • Waterproof and durable
  • Changing pad
  • Insulated bottle holder
  • Anti-theft mobile pocket

Best For All Weathers

7) Nappy Changing Bag, Lekebaby‍

Color grey changing bag backpack with changing mat.

It's great to leave the house knowing you don't have to worry about what the weather has in store. Be ready for sunshine or snow with this waterproof polyester bag, featuring a water-resistant lining that is easily wipe clean. In the event of rain, the rucksack style makes it simple to quickly remove nappies and clothes from the main compartment of the nappy bag.

  • Price: £25.99
  • Size: 26 x 21 x 42 cm
  • 19 pockets
  • 2 insulated milk bottle pockets
  • High grade polyester fabric with waterproof treatment
  • Water-resistant inside lining
  • Wipe-clean

Best For Pockets

Changing Backpack, Dikaslon‍

Multi-function travel nappy bag rucksack with insulated bottle pockets for baby care.

With two large compartments and 18 pockets (including five insulated pockets), as well as a portable changing mat and pacifier holder, this Dikalson bag has space for just about everything. It even has a pocket for you to safely store a tablet or laptop up to 15”.

  • Price: £29.68
  • Size: 42cm x 20cm x 30cm
  • Portable changing mat with wipe pocket and nappy compartment
  • 2 large compartments & 18 pockets
  • Built-in stroller straps
  • Dummy holder & portable changing pad
  • Spill resistant

Best For Lightweight

HEYI Diaper Tote Bag, Pipi Bear‍

Black travel backpack organizer with spacious interior.

A lightweight bag that doesn’t sacrifice high quality, this bag has lots of space and padded shoulder straps to help reduce the pressure of any added weight.

  • Price: £26.99
  • Size: 26.92cm(l) x 21.08cm(w) x 46.99cm(h)
  • Lightweight
  • Waterproof
  • Insulated bottle pockets
  • Large whale mouth opening design
  • Polyester, wipe-clean

Best For Weekends Away

Weekend Changing Bag, Vertbaudet‍

Weekend changing bag with several ultra functional pockets.

Going away for a break with baby in tow means you might need a bag that has enough room for baby essentials not just to last one day, but maybe two, three or four. This bag has enough room and functional pockets so you can enjoy your holiday without fear of forgetting the necessities.

  • Price: £50.50
  • Size: 40cm x 33cm x 17cm
  • Large pockets with magnetic closure on front
  • Key ring and dummy holder
  • 2 side pockets
  • Zipped middle compartment
  • Comes with: isothermal bottle carrier, changing pad and straps to attach bag to pushchair

Best For Buggies

Robyn Convertible Stripe Backpack, Babymel

Robyn convertible backpack with easy-wipes pocket.

Finding maternity bags that are versatile enough to attach to your buggy but also double as rucksack changing bags can be tricky, but Babymel's convertible backpack makes it easy. Their four-way bag can be worn as a backpack, shoulder bag, cross-body or be hand-held.

  • Price: £60
  • Size: 35cm(h) x 29cm(w) x 15cm(d)
  • Machine washable changing mat
  • Insulated bottle holder
  • Convertible multiway strap with integrated stroller strap
  • 6 internal and external pockets

Best For Functionality

Duo Signature Changing Bag Chevron, Skip Hop‍

Changing diaper bag with next level of functionality & style.

With tote handles, adjustable shoulder-strap and shuttle clips to easily transform it from shoulder bag to stroller bag, this bag has bags of space and functionality.

  • Price: £59.65
  • Size: 33cm(l) x 11cm(w) x 35cm(h)
  • 10 pockets including mesh side pockets for bottles
  • Easy access tech pocket
  • Grab handles and adjustable shoulder strap
  • Hands on stroller with patented shuttle clips and nonslip stroller straps
  • Holds tablets and laptops up to 15"

Best For Families On A Budget

Grey Baby Change Backpack, Mamia‍

Grey Baby Change Backpack, Mamia.

This spacious bag has everything you need for a smaller price, without sacrificing practicality. Its structured frame allows you to get a good view of everything inside, perfect for grabbing things in a rush. It also features built-in buggy straps and has zip pockets to keep valuables safely stored.

Kidadl Best Buys selects the top parent-recommended products across the web for families of all ages. If you liked our suggestions for best baby changing bags, then why check out our guide the best double buggies for babies and toddlers, or the safest and best baby slings.

  • Price: £17.99
  • Size: 36cm x 15cm x 32cm
  • Wide framed design
  • Exterior zip pockets
  • Removable insulated bottle holder
  • Built-in stroller straps
  • Cushioned changing pad

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