Diaper bag checklist

• A day's supply of diapers

• A travel-size case of wet wipes

• Plastic bags for disposing of soiled diapers

• A small water bottle

• Paper towels in Ziploc-style bag

• One cloth diaper

• Diaper rash ointment

• A tube of teething gel

• Sunscreen

• Acetaminophen or ibuprofen for babies (and for you)

• Antihistamine for babies such as Benadryl (in case of a bee-sting reaction)

• A few small toys and/or books

• A Ziploc-style bag of non-messy snacks, such as Cheerios, and a juice box

• A healthy snack for you

• Ice packs to keep liquids, such as expressed breastmilk, cool

• Baby formula, if needed

• A bottle or a spill-proof cup, if needed

• A spoon and fork, if needed

• Extra change of clothing and a sweater or jacket

• Lightweight receiving blanket, if needed

• A baby hairbrush

• A camera -- for those special moments you don't want to forget

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