Every new parent needs a baby changing bag
and packing for a day out with baby can feel like a military operation. For this reason, it's essential you choose something that's roomy and has enough pocket space to keep safe small items such as spare dummies
. Most baby changing bags
come with a lightweight, foldable changing mat so there's no need to buy a separate one and if you choose one with an extra long, adjustable strap it's sure to fit over your buggy handle to save you carrying it on your shoulder. This cool diaper bag
has designated straps on the side that attach to the handle of the stroller. The cute pocket on the front with the designer's distinctive monster is detachable and has a hole on the side for earphones, so you can use this as a separate accessory for your mobile phone and all your other small, personal essentials. The pouch comes with a strap to carry on your wrist. 2
. We love these unique buggy mittens
for mums and dads. Made by Spanish brand Pasito a Pasito
, well known for creating beautiful baby accessories, they are the perfect pick for winter months as they are lined with soft, warm fleece in addition to being waterproof. To prevent them from getting lost, they are made specifically to attach to the buggy handle - simply fix them on with the velcro and slip your hands straight in. 3.
When you don't want to hang your changing bag strap loosely over the buggy handle, these handy clips
by TIBA + MARL
attach directly over your buggy handles and the clips connect to your changing bag. Not only do they help keep your change bag more secure, they are fully adjustable to fit most bags. 4.
A lightweight blanket for newborns is an essential if you intend to swaddle your baby. This beautiful one
by Paz Rodriguez
is very soft and made from a light cotton knit, so is the perfect accessory for warmer months and when used over a pramsuit
to stop baby becoming too hot. As it's so lightweight, it can easily be rolled up into a baby bag without taking up too much room and is great for draping over your lap or across your front when you're out feeding baby as it's larger than a muslin cloth. 5.
is a must in replacement of a coat or jacket. Babies can get very hot especially when out shopping as you are in and out of shops that all have different temperatures. By choosing a pramsuit that isn't too thick, you can choose to layer warmer or cooler clothing underneath depending on the weather. With this one
in particular we can't resist the cute knitted Thomas bear, iconic of Burberry