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Neither stylish nor beautiful but I am looking for a Rucksack to use as a changing bag when I take the baby out in the sling (I have a nice skiphop bag which hangs from the buggy handles but isn't very comfortable to carry.)
I like the look of this one kipling firefly because it has lots of pockets, can convert to a shoulder bag (so I could still use it when ds is bigger and I want to carry him on my back) and it looks quite nice (Imo, compared to most Rucksacks at least! ).
However the reviews on amazon say it is quite small and I can't tell if it will be big enough for a change bag (nappies, wipes, spare clothes etc). Does anyone have this bag, or any other suggestions?
Personally I'd just get one that I really liked (Herschel is my ideal, but I actually have a cheap and pretty floral Accessorize one) and then buy a changing mat like the Skip Hop Pronto and keep everything else in large plastic resealable bags, like the ones from IKEA.
I know that sounds weird but after having a specific changing bag/rucksack for DC1 and hating it, I loved the freedom and flexibility of that. For one thing if something leaks all you need to do is throw away the plastic bag that it's in, not spend ages carefully cleaning out pockets etc.
Smegs that actually makes sense to me, this is dc2 and I will need different things if I am out with the baby in a sling, or with both of them plus buggy (the skip hop one I have is fine for this), and dp usually just throws a nappy in his normal bag.
I have this one (though it comes in black too) and have a pouch with changing things and a pouch with spare clothes that just pop in. Theres room for both pouches, my sling, a few toys, a bottle and his coat. I would suggest visiting a bag shop to get the size, as abother one I thought would be big enough, wasn't. Sorry for the lengthy link.
I have the melobaby nappy wallet here and find it really great it fits 2-3 nappies wipes and a few hits n bobs (not as much as advertised in their tube ads though as it won't close then) it s really handy and fits in my handbag or in bottom or buggy