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14 Beach Day Essentials for Your Baby

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Summer is finally here. That means weekend getaways full of pools, beaches, and lakes are in your future. It’s the time of the year when we can’t help but flock to the water.

Even with your baby in tow, you can still have an enjoyable day outdoors — but you need to pack the right items. With this round-up of 14 beach day essentials, you’ll be prepared for some fun in the sun!

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1. Beach Tote

Get a big ol’ beach tote that fits everything, so you only need to schlep one bag to your outing.

2. SPF Swim Suit

Look for swim suits that keep your baby protected, like this adorable one.

3. Wet Bag

Having a bag to separate the wet suits and towels from dry clothes is a must.

4. Portable Crib

portable crib is a great place for your baby to rest. Opt for one with mesh sides that unzip — perfect for a day on the beach!

5. Swim Diapers

Water-resistant swim diapers are the way to go when heading with your baby to the beach.

6. Pajamas

Throw some cozy PJs in your bag for a comfy (and dry) ride home.

7. Sun Hat

Project your baby from those hot rays with a wide-brimmed sun hat.

8. Sunscreen

Natural, unscented sunscreen with a high SPF is just what you need to protect your little one’s skin.

9. Lightweight Blanket

Though it can get pretty hot out there, a lightweight blanket to cover your baby during nap time provides extra protection from the sun.

10. Water Shoes

Though not necessarily essential, water shoes are great for early walkers.

11. Baby Powder

Baby powder is a super simple beach hack. Simply sprinkle it on their skin and voila — the sand is gone!

12. Sippy Cup

Hydration is a must so be sure to pack their favorite sippy cup.

13. Toys

Especially if you’ll be at the beach for some time, pack a few toys — which you can place in the portable crib.

14. Hooded Towel

These are great for keeping the ears covered and for drying off with ease!

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