You’ve finally got him to remember the bag for life, but asking him to carry your beloved Lässig baby bag is a step too far. Looking for a present for the important man in your life, or fed up of being the designated changing bag-carrier? Have a look at our list of man friendly alternatives.
BabaBing! DayTripper Deluxe Baby Changing Bag, £65 amazon.co.uk
The changing-bag equivalent of a pair of cargo pants, there are plenty of compartments to keep all your baby bits in one place. With a padded changing mat and easy grip zips to delve into the bag on-the-go, this is perfect for all those action-dads out there (and you might not mind borrowing it either). For those men who prefer to travel light, BabaBing have also created a Day Tripper Lite changing bag.
BabyStyle Oyster Changing Bag, £40 johnlewis.com
A bag that looks more like it’s carrying a laptop than baby changing essentials, the Babystyle Oyster is available in a number of man-safe colours. A great wipe-clean design with plenty of extra storage to carry all the essentials.
Babymule Charcoal Baby Changing Bag, £81 amazon.co.uk
For the man who loves a backpack, Babymule’s durable and practical three in one bag can easily be turned into a stylish messenger, or clipped to a buggy. Complete with a changing mat, bottle insulator and a wet bag in a handy purse, he’ll have all he needs out on the move. The best part? It’s machine washable.
Uppababy Changing Bag, Jake Black, £69.99 amazon.co.uk
Designed by the geniuses behind BabaBing, this Uppababy changing bag is just what every dad needs. With a flip over top with magnetic closure, an adjustable shoulder strap and an external insulated bottle holder, you can leave him in charge knowing he’s got everything he could possibly need.
Skip Hop Duo Backpack, £60 mothercare.com
The ultimate practical dad bag that you might not mind borrowing, the Skip Hop Duo backpack comes complete with nine handy capsules, a phone compartment and a padded pocket that fits most laptops.
Jem + Bea Marlow Duffle Changing Bag, £79 johnlewis.com
A bag you’ll almost definitely want to steal, this beautiful duffle changing bag from Jem + Bea comes complete with a detachable cross-body strap, a water repellent and wipe clean lining, a padded changing mat and a dustbag for when you’re not using it.
Babymel Soho Messenger, £49 mothercare.com
Described as a casual man-bag with plenty of hidden extras, this is arguably one of the most action-man looking baby bags around. Featuring an insulated bottle holder, a wipe clean lining and a strollerstrap, the bag also comes with a Babymel heart key charm we’re sure you’ll want to get your hands on.
PacaPod Oban Messenger, £85 amazon.co.uk
With convertible backpack straps, accessible pockets and two detachable feeding and changing pods, this bag is perfect for those Daddy cools who want to travel light but keep things organised.