If there’s one piece of baby gear you need as soon as your baby arrives, it’s diapers. They are a neccesity for all parents. Like all baby gear, there are many diapers on the market and it can be hard to choose which one fits your lifestyle the best. We’re giving you an in-depth look at many of the diapers on the market. Before you head to the store to grab the first pack on the shelf, check out which option is right for you.
Disposable diapers are intended for one time use. The diapers are intended to be thrown away after being used.
Your newborn’s skin is very sensitive. That’s why HUGGIES® created Little Snugglers. The Little Snugglers were designed to be gentle on baby’s sensitive skin. When baby is older, HUGGIES® Little Snugglers® changes to a different liner, DryTouch®. DryTouch® has a textured liner that absorbs moisture on contact to help keep baby dry.
Babyganincs diapers are made of 100% natural NeoNourish® Seed Oil Blend, super absorbency, making them baby-friendly. They are also free of chlorine and made of plant-based materials, making them eco-friendly.
Bambo Nature has both your baby and the environment in mind when creating their diapers. Bambo Nature diapers are free of harmful chemicals and perfumes to minimize the risk of allergies and diaper rash. They are certified free of all known allergens or substances classified as locally irritating, sensitizing, carcinogenic, or mutagenic.
Seventh Generation diapers will keep your baby dry without worry. They are made of an ultra absorbent material that is sustainably-sourced and is free of chlorine bleaching. Their newborn to size 2 diapers now have an added extra soft, quilted liner to protect your baby’s sensitive skin.
Earth’s Best® Diapers are Latex-free, dye-free, chlorine-free, and perfume-free. The breatheable and soft diapers are made with corn and wheat starch for absorbency.
Pampers Cruisers diapers have three separate channels in the diaper core that help distribute wetness evenly from front to back, while most diapers have one unstructured core. Pampers has recently changed their design of the Cruisers so that they fit better on your baby and don’t sag. They also offer plenty of flexibility so that your baby can move freely when they are mobile.
Not only do Parasol Diapers let your baby make a fashion statement, but they are super soft and absorbent. The eco-conscious diapers that are hypoallergenic, chlorine-free, fragrance-free, lotion-free and latex-free.
If you’re shopping at buybuy BABY, check out their diapers. Their diapers have a wetness indicator letting you know when your little one has soiled their diaper. They provide a flexible fit and provide ultra leak protection.
Honest Dipers are not only super-absorbent, and eco-friendly diapers, but they come in so many adorable patterns. The diapers are made with naturally derived, plant-based, and sustainable materials, are ultra soft, hypoallergenic, made without chlorine processing and additives (like fragrances, lotions, and latex).
Babies ‘R’Us diapers offer 12 hours of leak protection and a built-in wetness indicator that changes colors to help you know when your baby has wet their diaper. They offer adjustable tabs and stretchy waistband provide a great fit for your little one.
Cloth diapers are inteneded for more than one use. There are several types of cloth diapers, so you can find the best that works for your family.
The bumGenius Freetime has microfiber inserts that are attached to the diaper cover. Each insert has a stay dryer layer of fabric that helps makes your baby feel dry. There are several snaps both for side closures and a snap down design making it a diaper that easily grows with your baby.
The bumGenius Elemental is a similar diaper to the the Freetime, but it comes with organic cotton inserts attached.
An organic all in one diaper that fits snuggly, and also has enough room to grow with your baby. The outer layer onf the diaper is waterproof so that you can feel worry-free from any leaks.
The Simplex 2.0 has 11 layers of 100% cotton birdseye fabric in the wet zone to allow for extra absorbency. The front and back of the diaper is open so it allows you to adjust the absorbency as needed.
An all in one diaper that allows for extra inserts to be added for extra absorbency when needed. The outer layer of the diaper is soft and waterproof which gives your baby comfort and you free of worry!
This one size AIO diaper has a unique fold out insert that can be stuffed inside a pocket; while staying attached at all time, to help the diaper dry faster after washed.
This AIO diaper includes 4 layers of absorbent microterry topped with a stay dry layer of microfleece to keep your baby dry. The diaper is one-size and grows with your baby. The elastic around the waist and legs allows your baby to move comfortably while also preventing leaks.
The shell (outer cover) for this diaper is one size and grows with your baby. The pad inside is made of 100% certified organic cotton soaker. You can put use Grovia’s snap-in Soaker Pads, economical prefold cloth diapers, or their eco-friendly disposable BioSoakers in this diaper. This gives you ease of use and flexibility based on your lifestyle.
This flip diaper is compatible with 3 insert types: stay-dry, organic or disposable The shell features stretch-to-fit tabs that help create a custom fit for your baby.
A diaper that was created for parents who want the best of both worlds. The Charlie Banana® 2-in-1 has a smart front panel that gives you the option of tucking in a disposable pad for when you want to easily dispose of a soiled diaper.
This one-sized diaper cover is water resistant and wipes clean easily so that you don’t have to wash after every use. The shape of the cover allows for both comfort and a slim fit.
Pocket Diapers: Similar to an AIO diaper, pocket diapers are made up of three different layers. The outer waterproof later is sewn to an inner stay dry layer and the two form a pocket for diaper inserts. Simply place the insert into the pocket when your baby is wearing the diaper. You need to wash the diaper covers after it is soiled, which means you have to have several on hand throughout the day. You can use disposable or cloth inserts in the pocket of the diaper.
The bumGenius original just got an update with a stay-dry inner fabric that stretches to provide a secure fit and a redesigned pocket that is more trim across the back. The diaper has snap closures, adjustable sizing, and two inserts for customized absorbency.
This pocket diaper has a two-piece pocket diapering system which provides your baby with 8 layers of absorbency. Unlike other pocket diapers, there is no need to remove soiled inserts as they will automatically come out when they are in the wash. The inserts in this diaper can be used individually or snapped together based on the absorbency that you need.
The FuzziBunz One Size Diapers are the only pocket diaper that comes standard with an organic insert. It has plenty of room to grow with your baby while still allowing for a snug fit.
Fitted Cloth Diapers: Fitted diapers do not come with an outer layer or waterproof shell. They simply consist of several laters of absorbent material that fasten onto baby with snaps or hooks. When using fitted diapers you must buy a waterproof shell to be worn over them. Most fitted diapers are sized which means that they do not grow with your baby like other cloth diapers and require you to buy more as your baby grows.
These fitted diapers are one size with many snaps to accommodate a growing baby. It’s made of a soft bamboo cotton and topped with bamboo velour. You must buy a waterproof cover to be used with this diaper.
This diaper is made with 11 total layers of bamboo cotton. It has elastic around the legs and waist to prevent leaks. It’s also one size so you can customize the fit of the diaper as your baby grows.
The Ecoposh cloth diaper has adjustable snaps allowing it to grow with your child. It’s made with bamboo fabric allowing for ultra absorbency through day and night. A diaper cover must be worn over the diaper.
Prefold: Prefolds are the most economical cloth diaper and for most, they are the cloth diapers you think of being used a long time ago. Prefold diapers are a flat piece of absorbent fabric that you fold to a certain shape and fasten onto your baby. You then put a waterproof diaper cover over top of the prefold.
Simple prefold diapers that are made of 100% organic cotton.
These prefold diapers offer 4 layers of ultra soft combed organic hemp/cotton. They are made to feel soft and gentle on your baby’s skin.
These diapers are made of soft 100% cotton and are one size so they can be folded to fit your baby. Use more than one when you need the extra absorbency.
Most cloth diaper websites and stores offer a trial period (typically 30 days) and when if decide you don’t like them you can return them for store credit. You can also join buy/sell/trade groups for cloth diapers. People buy used all the time.