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What to Keep in Your Toddler Diaper Bag

Now that your child is a toddler, here are some tips on how to revamp your diaper bag to better meet his needs.
Changing pad Diapers, Wipes, and Changing Pad

These are must-have items. You don't want to be caught without at least two or three diapers, depending on the age of your baby and how long you'll be away from the house. A travel-size box of wipes often comes packaged with a larger bag or box. Stick those immediately into your diaper bag. (Or if you have an extra set, you might want to stash them in the car.) If you don't have a travel-size hard case for wipes, you can pack a small stack of wipes in a large resealable storage bag. Be sure you have plenty of wipes; sometimes little bottoms make big messes. Most diaper bags come equipped with a foldaway changing pad, but if not, add one to your bag. You may find that you need to change your baby's diaper in places where you'd rather not put her down without one. It's these times that you'll want to reach for the changing pad.