View Poll Results: What nappies are you using for your newborn?

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  • Cloth

    102 38.06%
  • Huggies

    111 41.42%
  • VIP's

    0 0%
  • Snugglers

    7 2.61%
  • Baby Love

    15 5.60%
  • Home/chemist brand

    5 1.87%
  • Other

    17 6.34%
  • Aldi

    11 4.10%
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Thread: What nappies are you using?

  1. #19

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    I am using cloth during the day and usually disposables at night and when going out (and sometimes when we have visitors as I have had a mustard blowout all over my hand one time in the cloth, and would prefer that we don't have the same happen to them !!)
    So far I have only tried Huggies, have found they have leaked a couple of times but not sure how as they didn't feel wet on the outside at all, but my bed was wet (he lies down with me for night feeds) - and no it was definitely him not me that wet the bed LOL
    Might try a couple of the other brands that ppl have mentioned here now too.
    Sharon


  2. #20
    *Yvette* Guest

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    No surprise that Huggies are popular. I've used them for all 3 kids, apart from 6 months of cloth for my first baby when I was trying to be sooo perfect. Bought a pack of Huggies for hubby to use while I was away for a couple of days, and never went back. Cloth nappies get a lot harder once they're crawling, due to leakage and falling off etc, unless you get the expensive ones that are shaped like disposables with the velcro and elastic bits and everything.

    I always try cheaper ones and go back to Huggies coz the others all seem to leak, BUT, now I'm using Snugglers and finding them really good, and buy them in the big box, nice n cheap.

    Came accross this one on my travels, looking for a thread about nappy changing on a baby who wriggles a great deal and just doesn't want to co-operate.

  3. #21

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    With the twins I used cloth for a few days, but by the time I had changed the beds, their clothes etc, had about 20 loads of washing!! went to disposable. Snugglers during the day, huggies at night. With #3 I was doing that, but she pees upward, like a boy TMI, so leaking constantly. Have gone to huggies 24/7. Coz they hold so much only change her 5-6 times a day!!

  4. #22

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    well we are now 12 weeks down the track and ONLY using disposables!! DOH. I could make the effort and continue with the cloth but they come in very handy for those chucky burps so.......
    I have tried BabyLove & currently using them during the day until they run out as I don't particularly like them.
    I too find that Snugglers are really good, Kane has been in them all night and stayed dry. Am only using Huggies at the mo cos they were on such a good special the other week so were cheaper than the Snugglers.

  5. #23

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    I used Huggies with the boys while they were in the newborn size. Then I change to Sugglers. Now I am using what ever is the cheapest. At the moment lullabys I think they are called. they were on sale at Big W 64pk for $16. I tend to work out the cost per nappy and then decide which ones I buy anything under 30c each is pretty good.

    Snuggler has changed their design, they no longer have the blue pannel across the back and Glenn was always leaking and I was getting sick of it.
    ALdi brand isn't bad either the Mami ones , only reason I didn't keep using them is DH didn't like how bulky they looked on DS.

  6. #24
    *Rachel* Guest

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    Cloth for us. I've got 'Tots-Bots', terry squares, flannellette squares and have just bought a 'Bubba-J' hemp fitted and some Mother-Ease fitteds. Love 'em all.

  7. #25
    2kiddies Guest

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    I buy whatever is on special usually, I have been using bablove a lot, but the last week I have noticed quite a few leaks! So I think I might go back to using huggies for night and a cheaper brand for day. I tried the coles brand nappies not long ago and they were really good, and also plain old black and gold ones from IGA are excellent, suprisingly!

  8. #26

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    Hi!

    We use cloth at home during wake times, Huggies at night and VIPs during day sleeps, and going out (they are almost as good as Huggies, but cheaper!)

  9. #27

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    Cloth during the day (except for outings) but as his wee's are getting bigger I'm starting to really be over them... Huggies at night time.

    Ellen, 3 boxes of newborn size should be more than enough - you'll be suprised how quick they move up to the Infant size, especially if you have a big bub like I did!

  10. #28

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    My little girl tried basically all brands of disposal nappies.
    When we were in HK, she tried Pampers and Huggies at the beginning, but then we got introduced to Japanese nappies Merries by my sister in law as my niece stopped complaining her butt was itching after using the Japanese one. The Japanese one is in deed very good as its softer, more absorbent, thinner and more thoughtful in design. I had a test with my hand one day that I pressed a very wet (over night) nappy with my hand and it was dry, so amazing.
    Then when we moved to Australia, I was not able to buy the Japanese one at the beginning, so we tried Huggies, pampers (found that quality of Huggies and pampers in Australia are not as good as in HK), baby love and some other brand with name I forgot. Recently, I found there is online shop sells Japanese nappies, so we get back to use Merries again.

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