Pink and Gray Diaper Bag BackpackExcited about the arrival of your baby you start looking for things to buy for the new incumbent. That’s where the dilemma begins- the big question of what you want and what you need. Of all things the most important is the diaper bag. Why do you need a diaper bag? Whenever you decide to grab a spot of fresh air with your little one, you will have to carry a whole lot of essentials for the baby as well as for yourself. You will need to carry diapers (obviously- that’s what the name says!), feeding bottle, wipes, light blanket, toys, snacks, changing mat, etc for the baby and for yourself, keys, shades, water bottle, sunscreen, hand sanitizer, a light sweater, mobile, make up, wallet etc. Functionality The diaper bag has to be functional and versatile enough to accommodate a host of things for both the baby and mom. It should also include a pouch for stashing away the dirty diapers. The bags with well organized storage both internal and external are a good buy. The external storage could be used for storing mobile, keys, water bottle etc well within reach. The internal storage which has partitioned storage makes it easy to store and access the various paraphernalia. Quality The quality of the bag is very important and needs to be given careful consideration. Ensure that the handle straps are sturdy and will not snap easily. Check if the zip fasteners are closing and gliding smoothly. Remember, that cheap can never be the best. So do not go in for the cheap bargains however attractive they may seem. If budgeting is very important, aim for the mid-ranged bags which will be of moderately good quality.