Friday, August 17, 2012

Ergo Organic Diaper Backpack Review and Giveaway



 I had the pleasure of reviewing this awesome Ergo product.  It, like my experience with the Ergo carrier, is one high quality product.  There is just such great workmanship.  This isn't just a backpack, it's so sturdy and I can tell it will last for years and years!  They have really thought of everything mama's would want/need and have made it in this backpack.  Not only can you easily attach it to your Ergo carriers shoulder straps, so you can carry all the extra things babies need while carrying baby, you can also wear it just as a backpack.  However you choose to use it, the straps can be hidden in a pocket and the parts to attach it to the carrier can be hidden as well when wearing it as a back pack.  I am 21 weeks pregnant and my daughter just turned 3 so we are not actively baby wearing at this moment, so I chose to use this as a back pack.  I can imagine from my experience with 2 babies, that this will come in very handy with baby #3!  I always loved carrying my babies in a carrier, but always had the problem if going for any amount of time needing a stroller to carry the diaper bag, and necessities babies require. Especially when going to a place we'd be walking around for a few hours or more.  This will work perfectly to store all babies needs, my children's water bottles, and it even has a super soft changing pad!  I am sure this will get a ton of use on the Ergo once baby is here and we are an active family with 3 children.  

I recently went on a long camping trip and it was our family's summer vacation.  We went to Presque Isle State Park, in Erie, Pennsylvania.  While we were there, we went to the beach 3 different days.  We went fishing, went on a 7 mile bike ride on a surrey, and all the while the Ergo Organic Diaper Backpack went with us. :)  I love that it has two built in pockets that are insulated for drinks.  They are the two pockets that zipper on both sides of the front pocket.  We used these for my two children's sports water bottles.  They fit in perfectly!  Then because DH and I needed drinks I just placed a couple water bottles in the very front storage pocket. Worked perfectly and I could actually fit 3 bottles in it!  Then the main area I placed snacks, granola bars, gummies, crunchy snack foods, etc.  This went with us everywhere because we were constantly on the go, and you know how hungry children get!  I also wanted to have my camera and video camera with me, so I used the pocket with the changing pad to place those items.  I think my kids threw in their sunglasses in that pocket as well. There enough pockets to organize your stuff without being so many pockets you have to dig around for an hour trying to find which pocket something is in.  It was the perfect size with some room to spare for all of our stuff.  I confess I've not used a backpack since high school, always used a regular bag, purse or something to carry around our stuff.  I didn't know what I was missing!  It's so much more comfortable to carry this around on my back than to have a heavy bag hanging off one shoulder! And adding another child to our family, I can see how much nicer it will be to have my hands free with this bag!  I can't recommend this enough, because it is so versatile. Not only will it be wonderful for all of babies necessities, but was great for my family with a 3 and 5 year old.  This backpack will last through the years and be used for all kinds of outings! 

I chose the organic chocolate color, and was so pleased with it.  It will be nice to have something my DH can carry around that he's not afraid of, like flowery print diaper bags! ;)  The nice thing is they have all the colors needed to match the Ergo carrier you own.  I chose the chocolate because I thought it would look nice with my pink Ergo you saw in my Ergo review post, and it does!  We are all more environmental and health conscious and with this product you can rest easy!  It is 100% Organic Cotton. Certified Organic by Global Organic Textiles Standard (GOTS) Certification; Compliance with Organic Fiber Processing Standards, Certified Organic dyes (Oeko-Tex Standard), Fabric mill and Organic fabric and Organic dyes are Oeko-Tex certified. 




While on the surrey, I actually used the velcro straps meant to attach to the Ergo carrier, to attach to the metal rungs on the surrey.  You can see that the Ergo Organic Diaper Backpack is sitting pretty next to Miss A.  I was afraid we might bounce it out, and attaching it with the velcro worked perfectly!  Who would have known there would be so many uses for the straps meant to go around the Ergo carrier!  This is such a versatile bag and I am so thankful that I got to review and share with you all about it!  Thank you www.ergobaby.com!!  You can pick up your own Ergo Organic Diaper Backpack here.  Or enter below for The Mommy Goods giveaway for a Black Ergo Organic Diaper Backpack!!!


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32 comments:

  1. I didn't know they made backpacks! They look awesome.

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  2. I had no idea they made back packs either! I bet they are great - I know I hate dragging along a diaper bag on my shoulder while wearing my daughter.

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  3. I love the Lightweight Papoose Coat - Grey, Medium I have worn it for two so cal winters and it is perfect!! You can do a back or front carry!!

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  4. I love the Teething Pads! I had no idea they made those!

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  5. Those Papoose coats look pretty nice. No idea there was such a product out there!

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  6. I really like the changing pad!

    huntermb3 at gmail dot com

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  7. The organic teething pads seem useful!

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  8. the diaper bag looks like a perfect accessory!

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  9. I like the organic teething pad.
    -Heather S

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  10. My favi accessories are the organic teething pads!

    cmcosman at yahoo dot com

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  11. I didn't know they sold weather covers for the Ergo!

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  12. I'd like to own a Papoose coat
    rebeccaw2005 at gmail dot com

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  13. I LOVE the new options carrier with the India interchangeable carrier covers. What a great way to change up your style.

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  14. the weather cover looks really handy

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  15. Thats an awesome backpack I have had many diaperbags ands its just too hard to carry a diaper bag, baby, plus everything else I have to carry half the time I'm carrying two kids a diaper bag and a pack n play atleast a mile when we go fishing

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  16. I'm intrigued they make a changing pad! I love the Papoose coats...of course in South Texas, I'd never need one! LOL

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  17. I was surprised to see they make Ergobaby Teething Pads. Ingenious idea!

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  18. the teething pads for the straps are such a good idea! I didn't know those existed!

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  19. I love the Lightweight Papoose Coat - I never thought of wearing a baby and a coat at the same time!

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  20. I'm really interested in the backpack because we always have to worry about putting diapers in my purse when babywearing and this looks alot easier.

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  21. i love their Bundle of Joy - Original Galaxy Grey with Galaxy Grey Insert

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  22. I like this idea, the lightweight papoose cost!

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  23. I love the organic teething pads.

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  24. I'm definitely interested in the backpack. Ingenious.

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  25. the backpacks! awesome. thanks!

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  26. I had no idea they carried doll carriers! How fun!

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  27. The backpack has got to be my fave. I knew that they made them, and that's how I came across this site as I was looking at how they work. We've been using a standard backpack, which is fine when baby is on the front, but she's big enough now to start going on my back, and I really don't want to start having to wear a backpack on my front! Thanks for the review, this is definitely a great bit of kit!

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  28. I have the ergo organic baby carrier and I really like it- it doesn't hurt my back =)

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