20 Baby Bags for Busy Moms On-the-Go

Mandy Velez | Jun 12, 2019 Shop
20 Baby Bags for Busy Moms On-the-Go
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It's no secret: Moms are busy. They're busy when they're pregnant, busy with newborns, busy working, or busy simply taking care of human beings. The one thing that usually keeps their lives somewhat together through the busyness? Having a diaper bag that fits everything both she and baby need. And one that's cute, too. It's no longer an out-of-touch fantasy for diaper bags to be cute and not look like diaper bags. They can look like regular bags, because honestly, they're less to please baby because mom is the one carrying it around anyway. But diaper bags aren't to be taken lightly: They'll likely be with mom and baby for many years (at least they should), and so they should function in a way that will serve them best. There are tons of diaper bag hacks to make the most out of them, but it's important to get a great bag to start with. 

Whether mom is carrying the goods in a bag for one baby, twins, or more, it's important it can hold everything she needs. So what exactly does that look like? Well, at the top of the list is a large, spacious main storage pocket for clothes, changing pads, and perhaps mom's needs, too, like an iPad or laptop. Did we mention pockets for bottles and wipes? Those exist now, and they make life super convenient. Because again, it's 2019 and mom's life shouldn't have to become baby-land just because she's a mom. Mom is still a person, which means getting a bag that is both functional and stylish is a must.

Thankfully, we found 20 bags that do this: bags that speak to mom as a person and her needs as a parent. Baby doesn't quite know what the bags offer, but the kiddo will in some way be sure to appreciate what mom will be able to put in it. Take a look below and see.

Psst: If purchasing an item on this list, CafeMom may receive a small cut. Each item and price is up to date at the time of publication; however, an item may be sold out or the price may be different at a later date. 

  • Vbiger Large Capacity Mummy Maternity Diaper Bag

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    Diaper bags can be stylish, and this Vbiger bag is proof. It's large capacity, too, for lots of space to store everything mom and baby will need on the go. It includes a bottle pouch in the front.

    Vbiger Large Capacity Mummy Maternity Diaper Bag ($27, Walmart)

  • Ruvalino Multifunction Diaper Backpack

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    The Ruvalino backpack is the perfect diaper bag for a working mom's needs. It features pockets for baby supplies, such as changing pads and bottles, in addition to a padded laptop pocket.

    Ruvalino Multifunction Diaper Backpack ($40, Amazon)

  • Lassig Green Label Twin Diaper Bag

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    This one has everything a mom could need in a diaper bag with the organization to store it all, including a baby food jar compartment, changing compartment, and water-resistant changing mat. It can be converted into a shoulder bag with its adjustable straps.

    Lassig Green Label Twin Diaper Bag ($155, Nordstrom)

  • The Anti-Diaper Bag

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    The (anti) diaper bag prides itself on appearing to be not a diaper bag but more of an everyday bag for women that can also hold their and their baby's things. It can transform into a shoulder bag with roomy inside space, including a zippered interior pocket, a pocket for a phone, space for baby's bottles, and a flat base to stand upright.

    The Anti-Diaper Bag ($298, Hatch Collection)

  • Classic Diaper Bag

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    Never worry about being able to fit in all the essentials -- this Pottery Barn duffle-style bag has it all. It has two exterior side pockets, as well as several interior pockets.

    Classic Diaper Bag ($149, Pottery Barn Kids)

  • Eddie Bauer Gray Diaper Bag

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    The Eddie Bauer diaper bag makes it easy to store and transport everything needed for both mom and baby with comfort for the back, too. It comes with padded shoulder straps and insulted bottle pockets. 

    Eddie Bauer Gray Diaper Bag ($50, Target)

  • Skip Hop Chelsea Diaper Bag

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    Wait, cute trendy purse or a diaper bag? The Skip Hop Chelsea Diaper Bag is both. It even comes with clip-on stroller straps.

    Skip Hop Chelsea Diaper Bag ($99, Nordstrom)

  • Baby Boom Cross Hatch Backpack Diaper Bag

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    There a space for everything in the Baby Boom Cross Hatch diaper bag, including in its "exceptionally large main compartment." Other storage areas include insulated pockets for bottles, a laptop pocket, and a wipe dispenser pocket.

    Baby Boom Cross Hatch Backpack Diaper Bag ($37, Walmart)

  • Skip Hop Duo Weekender Diaper Bag

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    The Skip Hop Duo Weekender is the perfect grab-and-go kind of baby bag, especially for travel. It can be held like a purse but then also has a shoulder strap for hands-free carrying. Bonus: It includes "two mesh packing cubes to help keep essentials organized."

    Skip Hop Duo Weekender Diaper Bag ($100, Skip Hop)

  • Petunia PickleBottom Diaper Bag

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    There are plenty of reasons to feel good about the Petunia PickleBottom bag, and having completely vegan leather is one of them. At the bottom of the bag is a "zip-around insulated bottom section" for bottles, snacks, or a breast bump.

    Petunia PickleBottom Diaper Bag ($139, Target)

  • Herschel Supply Co. Nova Sprout Diaper Bag

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    Herschel Supply Co. makes functional and stylish backpacks for all occasions, and taking care of a baby is one of them. This style comes with a spacious larger pocket, an interior removable changing pad, padded laptop sleeve, and side mesh pockets.

    Herschel Supply Co. Nova Sprout Diaper Bag ($120, Nordstrom)

  • Mancro Insulated Diaper Bag

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    Amazon's No. 1 diaper bag is the Mancro diaper bag with a personalization option. Its ergonomic design makes carrying comfortable (when not using the stroller straps), even with all of the supplies the bag can fit in its many pockets. 

    Mancro Insulated Diaper Bag ($56, Amazon)

  • Skip Hop Grand Central Tote Diaper Bag

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    Pack what mom and baby need in a chic and spacious tote diaper bag that has a place for everything. Both baby and mama have sections in the bag, which includes a zip pocket, phone pocket, and fleece-lined sunglasses pocket

    Skip Hop Grand Central Tote Diaper Bag ($90, Skip Hop)

  • Bananafish Melanie Backpack Diaper Bag

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    The Bananafish backpack can be worn three different ways: as a backpack, holding onto the straps, or on a stroller. It also includes a changing pad and a front bottle pocket that holds two bottles steady.

    Bananafish Melanie Backpack Diaper Bag ($39, Bed Bath & Beyond)

  • Babymel Robyn Diaper Bag

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    The Babymel Robyn bag takes utility and versatility seriously as it can be worn four different ways: as a backpack, as a shoulder bag, across the body, or hand-held. It also boasts a subtle wipes pocket for easy grabbin'.

    Babymel Robyn Diaper Bag ($85, Target)

  • Fisher-Price Quilted Backpack Diaper Bag

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    The Fisher-Price quilted backpack diaper bag boasts a super fresh look for baby bags for moms looking for style. That said, it's genuinely a functional bag with 12 storage pockets and an insulated bottle pocket.

    Fisher-Price Quilted Backpack Diaper Bag ($45, BuyBuyBaby)

  • Joie Bean Baby Bag

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    The Joie Bean baby bag is all about the space and pockets. There's a wide open main compartment to see everything quickly, as well as a zippered interior safety pocket. 

    Joie Bean Baby Bag ($34, Walmart)

  • Saunton Faux Leather Convertible Diaper Backpack

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    The Saunton Convertible diaper bag is another everyday-life-to-mom-life bag. It has "pod systems" designed to give everything its own space and converts from handbag to backpack. 

    Saunton Faux Leather Convertible Diaper Backpack ($140, Nordstrom)

  • Petunia PickleBottom Pathway Pack Diaper Bag

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    This bag is meant for working moms as it can fit in perfectly in most environments. Fit in a laptop or tablet, along with a changing pad or bottles that fit on the outside pockets.

    Petunia PickleBottom Pathway Pack Diaper Bag ($159, BuyBuyBaby)

  • Eddie Bauer Fashion Heather Back Pack

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    Never need anything on-the-go again. Seriously, the Eddie Bauer fashion bag has room for almost everything: There's tons of pockets for bottles, both insulated and not, and room for a changing pad and wipes dispenser. Great for those first adventures with baby.

    Eddie Bauer Fashion Heather Back Pack ($50, Target)

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