6 Best Diaper Bags for Moms and Dads

My Baby InsiderUnisex diaper bags are designed with both parents in mind. Traditional diaper bags have been developed for moms in the past. Nowadays fathers are more involved than ever with their kids. So, why not have diaper bags that they will want to carry around as well?

The front-runner for favourite unisex diaper bags is the backpack diaper bag, a close second is the messenger diaper bag, and trailing behind in last place is the tote diaper bag. Let’s face it; dads don’t want the hassle of a tote bag. Comfort and convenience is the way to go when trying to please both mom and dad in the diaper bag department.

The benefits of buying a unisex diaper bag

There are several fantastic benefits to owning a unisex diaper bag:

  • My Baby InsiderBoth parents sharing time out of the house equally
  • Alone time for mom while dad takes the kids out
  • Dad’s doing more diaper changing
  • Mom does not have to wait in line in a public washroom for the change table (Men’s restrooms almost never have any lines, it’s not fair really)
  • Dad’s want to look good too
  • Did I Mention alone time for mom? 🙂

I honestly can’t think of a reason NOT to have a gender neutral diaper bag. The only issue will be finding one you both like.

But that’s where I come in. I’m here to show 6 great options for you to consider.


Have you ever asked yourself ‘What is the best backpack diaper bag for twins?’.

The answer is the Skip Hop Duo Backpack. Not only is it designed for multiple children, but it’s also a great option for both mom and dad to carry! Nothing scream gender neutral like this Grey melange diaper bag.

My Baby InsiderIt has great structure and is super functional, basically everything you need in a backpack diaper bag

It sports all the must-have features of a classic diaper bag including lots of pockets, an easy to grab handle, a lined pocket for your phone, as well as stroller straps. And just when you think it can’t get any better, this bag is also Phthalate free.

This bag seems to have it all!

Average Price: $67.99 CAD, 64.99 USD

Where to Buy: Amazon.com  Well.ca  Amazon.ca


  • Made with 100% Polyester
  • Textured fabric and Vegan leather trim
  • Hands-free convenience and functional design
  • Nine pockets, including side bottle pockets and front zip pockets
  • Phone compartment with non-scratch lining
  • Custom hardware D-ring for toys or pacifier
  • Adjustable, padded straps
  • Easy-grab top handle
  • Padded pocket holds most 15″ laptops
  • Phthalate free

Dimensions: 33 x 15 x 42 cm, 13 x 6 x 16.5 inches

Weight: 680 g, 1.5 lbs

Accessories: Includes cushioned changing pad and stroller straps

are: Spot clean with damp cloth & mild detergent


The JJ Cole Papago Pack is a perfect blend of style, function and durability. Featuring 12 pockets in total, this gender neutral diaper bag will make mom and dad both look good while carrying everything baby will need.

My Baby InsiderThis backpack provides necessities like insulated side pockets and wipeable fabric. Not to mention the bonuses like easily accessible zippered pockets to fit a phone and cards, faux leather details, and foam cushion padding.

With this backpack parents can have it all; utility, convenience, fashion, and style.

Average Price: $99.99 CAD, $79.95 USD

Where to Buy: Amazon.ca  Amazon.com


  • Made with Polyester.
  • Comes in three patterns (Herringbone Tweed is featured in the photo).
  • 12 pockets in total, including side insulated bottle pockets and space for a wipeable changing pad.
  • Large front pocket features a key clip and card pockets.
  • The main compartment includes a padded sleeve to fit a tablet.
  • Hidden zippered back pocket so you can safely store your cell phone and wallet.
  • Foam cushion padding on the back and the mesh overlay on straps provide breathability and comfort.

Dimensions: 31.8 x 17.8 x 38.9 cm, 12.5 x 7 x 15.3 inches

Weight: 1.18 Kg, 2.6 lbs

Accessories: Includes changing pad and stroller straps.

Care: Wipes clean with damp cloth.

3. Bag Nation Backpack

The Bag Nation Backpack was designed to organize ALL your baby care accessories in just one diaper bag. This backpack reliably holds all your essential items for baby care (like diapers, food, and extra clothing) – all while freeing up both of your hands. You can even strap it to your stroller.

My Baby InsiderThis diaper bag is designed with you and baby in mind; the padded straps lighten the load. Equipped with a padded back panel with breathable mesh and padded and ergonomically curved straps you get the ultimate comfort when carrying all your baby essentials.

They didn’t scrimp on the quality of this backpack as it is water resistant, lightweight, the stitching doesn’t fray, and the zippers won’t break. All of which is backed by their lifetime warranty.

The Bag Nation Backpack might be the diaper bag you’ve always dreamed of!

Average Price: $85.99 CAD, $65.99 USD

Where to Buy: Amazon.ca  Amazon.com


  • Made with high-quality, water-resistant twill polyester
  • 14 Pockets in total
  • Insulated bottle pocket big enough to hold multiple bottles
  • Dedicated wipes pocket
  • Adjustable backpack straps that can also strap to your stroller
  • Ergonomically padded shoulder straps for the ultimate comfort
  • Extendable Keychain
  • Non-toxic – BPA and phosphate free
  • Lifetime warranty

Dimensions: 43.2 x 35.6 x 19 cm, 17 x 14 x 7.5 inches

Weight: 1.09 Kg, 2.4 lbs

Accessories: Includes large changing pad and sundry bag

Care: Wipes clean

4. Babymoov Urban Diaper Bag

Are you looking for the perfect budget-friendly compact messenger diaper bag for you and your spouse? Look no further! The Babymoov Urban diaper bag has everything you need in a small diaper bag and then some.

My Baby InsiderFeaturing lots of interior pockets that will keep you well organized and a large external pocket for your personal items. This chic diaper bag was created for moms and dads while combining style, function, and versatility.

Simply register on Babymoov’s website within two months of purchase to activate your lifetime warranty.

Average Price: $69.99 CAD, $44.99 USD

Where to Buy: Amazon.ca  Amazon.com


  • Made with 100% polyester
  • Lightweight with lots of space
  • 8 pockets in total
  • Dual zipper opening to the main compartment
  • Comes with 7 accessories including a changing pad
  • Padded should strap for maximum comfort
  • Can be worn on the shoulder or across the body
  • Lifetime manufacturer’s warranty

Dimensions: 27.9 x 12.7 x 38 cm, 11 x 5 x 15 inches

Weight: 699 g, 1.54 lbs

Accessories: Includes the following:

  • 1 changing pad.
  • 1 pacifier pouch.
  • 1 transparent pocket.
  • 1 insulated storage bag.
  • 1 shoulder strap.
  • 2 stroller harnesses.

Care: Spot clean with a damp cloth

5. bblüv Ultra Diaper Bag

Don’t let looks deceive you! The bblüv Ultra diaper bag is much bigger than it appears. At first glance, this gender neutral bag looks small and compact, but it can carry so much stuff. It features 16 pockets in total and a removable interior divider to give you even more room. Perfect to pack for more than one child!

My Baby InsiderIt comes with 5 accessories including a fleece blanket, which is essential for living in colder climates. This Messenger diaper bag also comes with a padded should strap for comfort and a universal stroller connector for convenience.

And if this isn’t enough, you also get a 1-year limited manufacturer’s warranty.

Average Price: $99.99 CAD, $79.99 USD

Where to Buy: Amazon.ca  Amazon.com


  • Made with 100% polyester
  • Stain resistant with a reinforced bottom to reduce wear.
  • 16 practical pockets including a built-in wet bag
  • Spacious interior with removable divider
  • Adjustable padded strap and universal connector that fits most strollers
  • Easy to access side wipes dispenser
  • 1-year limited manufacturer’s warranty

Dimensions: 45.7 x 24.1 x 30.5 cm, 18 x 9.5 x 12 inches

Weight: 1.98 Kg, 4.37 lbs

Accessories: Includes the following:

  • Extra-large changing pad with pockets and carry strap
  • Fleece blanket to keep baby warm
  • Pacifier pouch
  • Insulated food bag
  • Plastic wipes dispenser that fits in the exterior side pocket

Care: Clean with a damp cloth and soap

6. Skip Hop Chelsea Downtown Chic Diaper Satchel

I gave my husband a dozen tote/satchel diaper bags to see which one he liked, and he picked the Skip Hop Chelsea Downtown Chic Diaper Satchel. He is not a fashionable person by any means, so that got me to thinking. If he would carry something as super cute as this diaper bag, then maybe other fathers would like it too.

My Baby InsiderThis fashion-forward bag is perfect for chic moms and dads out there. The Chelsea is runway-inspired and features 12 pockets including insulated bottle pockets and a dedicated cell phone pocket. It also has a front compartment that flips down for a second look.

Who says that dads can’t be fashionable as well?

Average Price: $111.99 CAD, $99.99 USD

Where to Buy: Amazon.ca  Amazon.com


  • Made with 100% polyester, faux leather and gold hardware details
  • Soft adjustable shoulder strap and non-slip rolled tote straps
  • Lightweight, durable fabric
  • 12 pockets, including four interior pockets
  • Features a front compartment that flips down for a second look
  • Insulated side pockets for bottles, sippy cups, and snacks
  • Dedicated cell phone pocket
  • Metal feet to keep off the ground
  • BPA-free and Phthalate free
  • 1-year limited manufacturer’s warranty

Dimensions: 49.5 x 36.2 x 39.4 cm, 19.5 x 14.2 x 15.5 inches

Weight: 921 g, 2.03 lbs

Accessories: Includes cushioned changing pad and clip-on stroller straps

Care: Spot clean or hand wash cold & dry flat

Wrapping it up

Now that you have read all that I have to offer, have you found the unisex diaper bag of your dreams? If not, don’t fret, There are a lot more options out there to choose from. Good luck in your search and happy shopping!

Let me know in the comments below your experience with the diaper bags listed above or if you have a different gender-neutral favourite I haven’t reviewed. I would love to know your thoughts.

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