Dads need diaper bags, too! Choose a diaper bag backpack, diaper bag messenger bag, or diaper bag duffle bag that fits your style and carries everything you need for daddy duty (or doody). These are the best men’s diaper bags for dads.
1. Filberry Messenger Diaper Bag
The Filberry Messenger Diaper Bag is the ultimate men’s diaper bag. This sharp and sturdy bag features 11 pockets and compartments so you can easily separate items when the inevitable blowout or breakdown occurs. This diaper bag also has a top zipper for easy access to all of the essentials. .
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2. HSD Diaper Bag Backpack
HSD stands for “High Speed Daddy,” who was a sergeant in the U.S. Army. HSD didn’t want to carry around a feminine diaper bag for his three kids, so he created the masculine HSD Diaper Bag Backpack out of durable military materials. The heavy-duty bag provides insulated bottle pockets, quick access to baby wipes, a diaper changing mat, and stroller straps, plus plenty of storage space. This diaper bag for men is available in four different colors: black, coyote brown, ranger green, and camo. The large capacity of the Tactical Diaper Bag can easily hold all of your essentials without weighing you down.
3. Tactical Baby Gear Daypack 3.0
The Tactical Baby Gear Daypack 3.0 is a military-style diaper bag that uses MOLLE (Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment) webbing, a term that defines the current generation of equipment and backpacks worn by the U.S. Army and NATO forces. The Tactical Baby Gear Daypack 3.0 features a large main compartment, “drop-zone” changing mat, and two exterior bottle holders. This rugged diaper bag backpack is made to last, and can be used for other purposes after your baby outgrows diapers.
4. Eddie Bauer Back Pack Diaper Bag
With 11 pockets, dads can easily organize all of their baby supplies inside the Eddie Bauer Back Pack Diaper Bag. The interior contains two insulated pockets for bottles and baby food, and there’s a zippered pocket that can hold your cell phone, wallet, and keys. The easy-access removable wipes case and changing pad also make it easy to swap out those dirty diapers on the go.
5. Columbia Carson Pass Backpack Diaper Bag
Columbia’s Carson Pass Backpack Diaper Bag resembles a hiking pack rather than a traditional diaper bag, and that’s perfect for dads. This diaper bag backpack has all the features one expects from a diaper bag, such as a changing pad, insulated bottle pocket, stroller straps, and multiple pockets. Not as large as some diaper bag backpacks, the Columbia Carson Pass Backpack Diaper Bag is a compact bag for the necessities when you don’t want to be loaded down with a bunch of gear.
6. JuJuBe Base Lightweight Commuter Backpack
One of the best men’s diaper bags for dads on the go, the JuJuBe Base Lightweight Commuter Backpack is a small bag that won’t take up a lot of room on the subway or metro. The JuJuBe Base Lightweight Commuter Backpack has four internal pockets for a changing pad, diapers, wipes, and change of clothes. It also has a single, internal insulated bottle pocket. JuJuBe creates diaper bags with Teflon-coated, stain-resistant exteriors and Agion treated interiors that are tough enough to resist bacteria, mold, and mildew.
7. Large Travel Diaper Tote
The Large Travel Diaper Tote from Ruvalino weighs in at only 2 pounds, making it super lightweight, without losing any size. The Large Travel Diaper tote has fourteen pockets, including three insulated bottle pockets. With a built-in stroller strap, plus a luggage sleeve on the bag to easily slide over wheeled carry-on luggage handles, it’s the ultimate bag for any dad on the go.
8. Skip Hop Diaper Bag Crossbody Sling
The black camo Skip Hop Diaper Bag Crossbody Sling can be worn in front or in back and has two insulated exterior bottle pockets, a changing pad, and a roomy main compartment for supplies. This compact men’s diaper bag for dads has enough room for two to three diapers, a few wipes, a bottle or sippy cup, and some snacks. The crossbody sling makes it easy to access supplies without removing the entire bag, and the exterior hidden pocket can store dad’s wallet and keys.
9. Union Hardware Messenger Diaper Bag with Changing Pad
Perfect for city dads, the Union Hardware Messanger Bag is a shoulder bag with eight large pockets, a cushioned changing pad, and an adjustable strap with shoulder pad, as well as easy-to-grab tote handles.
10. Product of the North – Westin Unisex Baby Diaper Bag Backpack
Product of the North’s Westin Unisex Baby Diaper Bag Backpack is distinguished by its roll-down design. The top can be extended when you need extra space, or rolled down to create a smaller bag for lighter loads. The handsome leather straps use magnetic closures, making it very easy to secure the main compartment. The Westin Baby Diaper Bag Backpack comes with a removable changing pad, two exterior bottle holders, and plenty of pockets for baby gear. The interior of the bag is lined for easy wipe-down cleaning.
11. Viedouce Diaper Backpack
A diaper bag that doesn’t look like a diaper bag, the Viedouce Diaper Backpack can be used long after the baby is out of diapers, or even during an outing without baby! With 13 pockets, there’s plenty of room to store everything you need. Plus, there’s a front compartment with three insulated spots for bottles, making it the perfect bag to bring for a day out.
Dave Parfitt lives in Rochester, New York, with his wife and two daughters. A runner with a PhD in neuroscience, he lived in numerous Northeastern and Midwestern U.S. cities before taking a college job in the Finger Lakes. He’s traveled worldwide, but a Walt Disney World trip with two budding princesses is the trip that elicited the family travel wanderlust. He shares his vacation tips and tricks on AdventuresbyDaddy.com.