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In this best nappy comparison, you can find out what the Tell Me Baby community thinks are the top nappies on the market.

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$22.00
 
623

"We have been using the Ultra Dry Nappies for a little while now with our son. We don’t have any leaks or blow outs and he doesn’t get..

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$22.00
 
(623)

"We have been using the Ultra Dry Nappies for a little while now with our son. We don’t have any leaks or blow outs and he doesn’t get..

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$18.95
 
36

"our baby came 5 weeks early and was too small for size 1, these nappys fit perfect on her."

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(36)

"our baby came 5 weeks early and was too small for size 1, these nappys fit perfect on her."

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$15.00
 
419

"Best swimming nappies we have found! We love these swim nappy pants !"

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$15.00
 
(419)

"Best swimming nappies we have found! We love these swim nappy pants !"

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$31.00
 
272

"These nappies are very soft to touch and they are gentle on the skin, with my daughter not having any reaction to them."

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$31.00
 
(272)

"These nappies are very soft to touch and they are gentle on the skin, with my daughter not having any reaction to them."

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$30.00
 
15

"I loved using Thankyou brand nappy pants especially during summer time..."

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$30.00
 
(15)

"I loved using Thankyou brand nappy pants especially during summer time..."

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619

"These nappies fit very well and are very absorbent, leaving no irritation."

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(619)

"These nappies fit very well and are very absorbent, leaving no irritation."

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$22.00
 
258

"These are some of the best Nappy pants I have tried on my little ones."

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$22.00
 
(258)

"These are some of the best Nappy pants I have tried on my little ones."

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$32.00
 
93

"These are our absolute favourite! Our little one is super prone to nappy rash and these and the most beautiful soft nappy."

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$32.00
 
(93)

"These are our absolute favourite! Our little one is super prone to nappy rash and these and the most beautiful soft nappy."

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$6.99
 
89

"Really good value compared to other swim nappies on the market."

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$6.99
 
(89)

"Really good value compared to other swim nappies on the market."

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$15.00
 
42

"These are by far the best nappies I’ve used so far, they hold so much and are such a comfortable feeling..."

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(42)

"These are by far the best nappies I’ve used so far, they hold so much and are such a comfortable feeling..."

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$12.99
 
19

"We went through so many brands of nappies when bub was a newborn, and found the Mater nappies to be really good overall."

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(19)

"We went through so many brands of nappies when bub was a newborn, and found the Mater nappies to be really good overall."

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$26.00
 
50

"The nappy feels so soft! It was easy to put on, with a soft stretch in the waistband."

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$26.00
 
(50)

"The nappy feels so soft! It was easy to put on, with a soft stretch in the waistband."

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How to choose a nappy

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Choosing the best nappies

When it comes to nappies it’s not just a matter of deciding whether you’re going to use disposable nappies or cloth nappies – there is so much variety. There are so many different types and brands to choose from.

Disposable nappies

Regular disposable nappies

There are so many different brands of nappies to choose from, it can be completely overwhelming for new parents. It’s worth trying out a few different nappies to see what works best for your baby – and your budget. Because every baby’s body is different, and just like clothes, some things fit better than others.

Pull-up nappies

Pull-up nappies or nappy pants come in a range of sizes and absorbency. You can get pull up nappies for babies and young toddlers, making nappy changes quick and easy.

There are also nappy pants designed for toilet training and are supposed to feel and work more like underpants, but will help keep them dry if they do have little accidents.

There are also night time nappy pants for older children.

Swim nappies

Swim nappies don’t really absorb moisture, but they will catch solids so that your baby doesn’t make a mess of their swimmers, or the local pool! In fact, most public pools require all infants or children who are not toilet trained to wear swim nappies at all times.

Eco-friendly disposables

Eco-friendly disposables are a great alternative to regular disposables as they are more biodegradable than regular disposable nappies. There are even compostable disposable nappies available.

Cloth nappies

Terry towelling nappies

Cloth nappies have come a long way since the simple terry towels, pins and pilchers – though there’s also nothing wrong with going the old fashion route. Many of us were in terry towel nappies as babies ourselves, so potentially the best source of information for how these work are your own parents!

Just because they’re old-fashioned doesn’t mean they’re completely outdated. Terry towels are the cheapest, and quickest to wash and dry option of all the cloth nappies.

Modern cloth nappies: all in one/all in two

The most common type of modern cloth nappies (often referred to as MCNs) is “all in one” nappies that look very similar to a disposable nappy. Basically, they have a waterproof shell, a moisture-wicking layer against your baby’s skin, and absorbent material in between.

Some have inserts that can be added and removed for additional absorbency, and also to make washing and drying quicker. These can be called “all in twos”.

Fitted nappies and covers

The other main type of MCNs are fitted nappies with covers. There are very similar in appearance to the “all in one” style nappies, except they don’t have a waterproof layer attached, so you need a separate cover. Washing and drying is a bit quicker and easier without the waterproof shell, though you lose the convenience of having a complete nappy.

At the end of the day, it’s totally up to you what nappies suit your family, your budget, your lifestyle and your baby best.

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