Need a New Baby Bag? 5 Options You’re Sure to Love

Saben Milan baby bag

Our list of the ones that parents seem to love the most.


Having a dedicated baby bag certainly isn’t a necessity; it’s more of a nice-to-have. That said, many parents enjoy having one as they offer plenty of storage for the essentials (change mat, nappies, wipes, muslin, toys, water bottle, snacks… we’re looking at you) and it can be nice to keep your own handbag for child-free time.

There are numerous options out there but we know you love to see our lists of the top-rated products, so here’s our compilation of the best baby bag options in Aotearoa – New Zealand right now.

Saben Milan Carry-All Baby Bag
Saben Milan Carry-All, $589.

The supreme baby bag choice for those who are seeking a classic, black leather style with plenty of storage. If you’re the type to pack the necessities as well as an array of just-in-case items, this carry-all tote has an abundance of space to fit your haul. Plus, it’s finished with a wipe-clean water-resistant lining and features leather pram clips, a complimentary removable Saben changing mat, and two insulated bottle pockets.

The Nappy Society Cross Body Bag
The Nappy Society Cross Body Bag, $95, from Mom Store.

On the other end of the spectrum is our top pick for someone who tends to pack less but still wants a stylish grab-and-go option. This waterproof nylon cross-body bag will set you in good stead from the early days with a baby right through to toddlerhood thanks to its included mini change mat, inner zip pocket, and two divided sections that can fit the essentials, like a couple of nappies, a small packet of wipes, and a snack or two.

Herschel Strand Sprout Tote Nappy Bag
Herschel Strand Sprout Tote Nappy Bag, $209, from Kid Republic.

This casual yet cool baby bag from Herschel is well-loved for its practicality and versatility. It comes with a wipeable change mat that neatly folds into the internal storage sleeve, alongside numerous organiser pockets to fit nappies, wipes, bottles, snacks, and more. Plus, it can be worn over the shoulder, hung from your pram, or carried by the handles.

Little Unicorn Skyline Backpack
Little Unicorn Skyline Backpack Nappy Bag, $229.95, from The Sleep Store.

If you have more than one child or simply prefer to be handsfree, this lightweight, durable backpack offers plenty of storage for your little one’s things as well as your own. This premium design comes in four beautiful colourways, all made from vegan leather: grey, black, tan, and blush pink. The inside and out wipe clean, as does the changing pad that comes included.

Sweet Love Thermal Bag
Sweet Love Multi-Use Thermal Bag, $59.99.

Not strictly a baby bag per se but certainly a practical addition to your trips out of the house, this chic vegan leather bag has been designed to keep contents cooler or warmer for longer. Pack bottles, snacks, and solids alongside the hot/cold gel pack and clip it to your pram for easy travel.