Best of Baby 2015: Diapering

There will come a time in life when you will become obsessed with bowel movements — that time is parenthood. Welcome! From the wipes parents swear by to the most soothing diaper rash creams, these products won't have anyone bummed out, least of all baby.
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Mar 2017
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Best of Baby 2015: Diapering

Photo: PacaPod

Diaper Bag: PacaPod Mirano

Best Organization

Mom confession: we’d carry this gorgeous PacaPod bag even when baby isn’t our plus-one. What we love:

  • Genius “pod” system that keeps feeding and changing supplies separate
  • Simple cotton matte coated canvas and leather detailing work for both moms and dads
  • Durable and wipe-clean material that’s phthalate-free

Buy it: $195,

Photo: Fisher Price

Diaper Bag: Fisher Price Deluxe Sporty Diaper Backpack

Best for Dads

We’re not suggesting things need to be simplified for dads, but diaper duty does get a whole lot easier with this backpack. What we love:

  • Each compartment is labeled with illustrated tags — a bottle goes here, the pacifier attaches here — you get the idea
  • A dedicated exterior pocket just for wipes so you can access them fast
    Buy it: $40,
Photo: JJ Cole

Diaper Bag: JJ Cole Camber Tote Bag

Most Stylish

This stylish tote will only be revealed as a diaper bag if you have a bottle sticking out of it. But it’s fashion plus utility; the patterned fabric is laminated and easy to wipe down. What we love:

  • The versatility! Carry it over-the-shoulder, as a tote, or attached to your stroller
  • The two front pockets are perfect for separating your smaller essentials (think cell phone, lip gloss) from all of baby’s supplies

Buy it: $60,

Photo: Mustela

Diaper Rash Cream: Mustela Stelactiv Diaper Rash Cream

Best for Sensitive Skin

Suitable for the most sensitive of baby skin, Mustela’s fragrance-free cream promises to clear up even the most severe case of diaper rash (disclaimer: it’s not preventative).

Buy it: $12,

Photo: Boudreaux

Diaper Rash Cream: Boudreaux's Butt Paste, Original

Best Old School

Never did you imagine you’d be buying something called “Butt Paste” until you became a mom. Formulated by a Louisiana pharmacist (hence the Cajun name), this cream promises to kick some diaper rash — and it delivers, with a pleasant scent to boot.

Buy it: $5,

Photo: Cerave

Diaper Rash Cream: CeraVe Baby Diaper Rash Cream

Best Newcomer

Pediatric dermatologists helped develop this gentle but effective cream that contains InvisibleZinc to prevent and combat diaper rash. What we love:

  • Just the right consistency that doesn’t leave a gunky mess on you — or baby’s bottom

Buy it: $10,

Photo: Aquaphor

Diaper Rash Cream: Aquaphor

Best All-Around

The best thing about this ointment? It’s your go-to treatment for almost everything — chapped, dry skin, minor cuts and scrapes and, yes, diaper rash. And it can relieve diaper rash in as little as six hours.

Buy it: $9,

Photo: Babyganics

Baby Wipes: BabyGanics Face, Hand and Baby Wipes

Best Eco-Friendly

The messiest places are sometimes the most sensitive too, which makes BabyGanics non-allergenic, plant-based wipes even more impressive: they’re extra gentle yet still clean up tough messes. What we love:

  • They seemingly always stay moist, literally never leaving you high and dry

Buy it: $3,

Photo: Huggies

Baby Wipes: Huggies One and Done Refreshing Wipes

Best All-Around

Just like the name implies, Huggies’s Triple Clean layers are extra thick and textured to handle big messes. And the cucumber and green tea scent keeps the whole process as fresh as possible.

Buy it: $3,

Photo: Pampers

Baby Wipes: Pampers Sensitive Wipes

Most Gentle

The mom-trusted brand’s sensitive wipes are hypoallergenic, perfume-free and 20 percent thicker than standard Pampers wipes. And the Softgrip Texture technology means you’ll have less wiping to do. What we love:

  • These moisturizing wipes are gentle enough for cleaning little hands and faces

Buy it: $3,

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