Top 10 mistakes when buying a diaper bag

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Top 10 mistakes when buying a diaper bag

 

A diaper bag is one of the most important and useful items any parent can buy. It is important to choose a diaper bag that will meet your needs the first time. There are several mistakes that many new parents make when shopping for diaper bags, and some of the most common are listed below.

1.Buying a diaper bag that does not have enough compartments - While the main function of a diaper bag may be to carry diapers, chances are you will be carrying around lots of other, smaller items as well. Buying a diaper bag that cannot accommodate all the items you need is a big mistake.

2.Choosing a diaper bag that is uncomfortable to carry - New parents often buy diaper bags that have uncomfortable straps or poor weight distribution, and they end up regretting that decision. Try to choose a diaper bag that has a wide and comfortable shoulder strap for ease of carrying.

3.Buying a diaper bag without a padded shoulder strap - Hand in hand with comfortable straps are shoulder straps with adequate padding. A well padded shoulder strap will make the bag easier to carry.

4.Getting a diaper bag with poor construction quality - As with any type of carryall, quality workmanship is paramount when buying a diaper bag. A diaper bag with poor workmanship could fail with stuck zippers, torn pockets or other problems just when you need it most.

5.Buying a diaper bag made with poor quality material - Poor quality materials may be the most common problem of failures, rips and tears when it comes to diaper bags. The last thing you need while traveling is a diaper bag with a torn pocket or hole in the seam.

6.Buying a diaper bag that is not machine washable - As you can imagine, a diaper bag is likely to become dirty and stained rather quickly, and choosing a diaper bag that is not machine washable could end up costing you a fortune in dry cleaning bills. Choosing a diaper bag that is machine washable and easy to wipe off will be a big help.

7.Choosing a diaper bag that is not big enough - One of the most common mistakes diaper bag purchasers make is buying a diaper bag that is not big enough for all the things they need to carry. They then end up with an overstuffed diaper bag that is difficult and bulky to carry.

8.Choosing a diaper bag that is too big - The other side of the coin is buying a diaper bag that is too large. A diaper bag that is too large will also be difficult to carry and heavy to lug around.

9.Buying a diaper bag with poor quality closures - Most diaper bags close with a combination of snaps, zippers and Velcro, and it is important that the zippers close smoothly and without sticking and that the Velcro closures and snaps stay closed.

10.Buying a diaper bag that makes it hard to reach needed items quickly - When carrying a diaper bag, it is important to be able to reach frequently used items such as baby wipes and towels quickly

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