The best baby changing box to keep essentials organised

There are so many things babies need every time they are changed, which is why a baby changing box is handy for keeping everything organised.

A selection of baby changing boxes on a colourful orange background

by Rosie Floyd |

There are so many essential items you need when it comes to changing your baby that it can be difficult to keep everything organised – that's where a baby changing box comes in handy.

From nappies and wipes to creams and lotions, babies need a lot of products every single time they are changed. Let's face it, you're going to be changing those dirty nappies quite a lot, so if there is something out there to store all those little bits and bobs you're regularly reaching for, it's going to make the job a lot easier.

The beauty of a baby changing box is that they are portable so you are able to change your baby wherever you are in the house and on the go, knowing that you have everything you need in one place.

The best baby changing box for storing all your little one's essentials

Once you've checked out our list of the best baby changing boxes, you'll be wondering how you ever changed your mini-me without one.

This baby changing box has a simple yet durable design. It is made of hardwearing plastic that you can easily wipe clean. Inside the box, there is a removable tray so you can move your essentials to where they need to be.

Material: Plastic
Dimensions: 45 x 27 x 31cm
Weight: 2.2kg

Review: "Really liked this item with a built-in top and tail bowl. Great value for money. Best quality item. Will last. Sturdy. Solid. Not flimsy."

From nappies and cream for your baby to your lipstick and mobile phone, this changing box has got room for EVERYTHING. There are small, easy-to-reach pockets located on the outside and deep compartments inside.

Dimensions: 44 x 33 x 6.7cm
Material: Leather
Weight 630g

Review: "Perfect for keeping those everyday baby essentials. The nappy caddy holds more than enough nappies and those baby-changing essentials, so I don't have to go searching in a drawer for them. The side pockets are an amazing additional touch - they're great to hold your nappy cream or even your mobile phone. As a working parent, and I’m sure a lot of other parents would agree, having everything in one place is an absolute time saver when rushing around in the mornings and trying to get in the car with the little ones. The canvas material has surprised me, it’s so much more durable than I ever thought."

This baby changing box offers flexibility in storage with its removable dividers. You can change the shape of the compartments inside to make room for all the products you need to store. We love its nautical-inspired design with the rope detailing.

Dimensions: 23.11 x 19 x 10cm
Material: Cotton
Weight: 660g

Review: "This nappy caddy is so useful. It has 3 compartments which I keep stocked with nappies, wipes, nappy sacks, and creams. It is great to have everything organised next to my changing mat for quick nappy changes. The handles mean you can move it from room to room easily. It also looks attractive. I am pleased with my purchase and I would recommend it."

With 13 storage compartments, there is plenty of room for all the essentials in this baby changing box. If you wanted to use it for travelling, it has a zip-top cover and a strong leather handle so you can carry it from place to place.

Dimensions: 40 x 26 x 21cm
Material: Polyester
Weight: 770g

Review: "I am using it to store all my baby's bath necessities. It's fantastic storage, easy to move around, and seems sturdy. The outer pockets will be used to add extra necessities when we go away. It is easy to pop it in the car and offers quick and easy access to everything we need too."

We love the cute two-tone pink and white colours of this baby changing box. It has plenty of room to store nappies, wipes, and a spare change of clothes for your little one.

Dimensions: 36 x 22 x 18cm
Material: Cotton
Weight: 400g

Review: "I love this caddy for organising changing items that are needed throughout the day. It saves going into the nursery every time a nappy change is needed. The caddy also looks lovely and holds a lot of items."

This baby changing box is great for keeping all your essentials securely in one place. It has a cantilever tray inside where you can put your most reached for baby bits and a deeper storage compartment for taller items.

Dimensions: 46 x 31 x 27cm
Material: Plastic
Weight: 1.92kg

Review: "Bought this for my daughter and her new baby. I had a similar one for my first baby and found it very useful. It stores nappies, creams and all the bits and bobs necessary for new babies. It ensures everything is kept tidy, in one place and is easy to access. My daughter loves it. When baby doesn't need it anymore, it will make a useful sewing or hobby box."

This minimalistic yet stylish baby changing box is ideal for storing essentials for your little one. It has functional side pocks outside and removable dividers inside so you can adjust the compartments to suit your needs.

Dimensions: 33 x 22 x 17cm
Material: Felt
Weight: 260g

Review: "A great little nappy caddy for all those baby essentials. It is small and compact enough to take from room to room, yet big enough for those all-day, everyday baby bits! I tend to keep this in my living room with around 8 nappies, a packet of wipes, a packet of nappy sacks, Infacol, Sudocrem, Bupanthen, and a selection of bibs, and a whole heap of muslins- with still more storage room left in it! I love that it’s practical and handy. It is lightweight enough to grab with one hand- a skill you learn to use when you have a baby! It keeps all those little bits and pieces all in one place- the perfect little companion I didn’t realise I couldn’t live without!"

What to put in a baby changing box?

Every baby and every mum is different so what you want to include in your baby changing box may be completely different to someone else's. If you are not sure what to include, here is a list to get you started:

Nappies

Baby wipes

Nappy rash cream

Portable changing mat

Nappy bags

Muslin cloths

We would also suggest keeping a change of clothes for your little one in your baby changing box, in case there are any big accidents that can’t just be wiped clean. You might find a little toy, like a rattle will be useful too, so you can distract your baby into lying still for their nappy change.

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