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Last updated: 16 June 2022


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We want disposable nappies to be comfortable for our babies and gentle on their skin, but most importantly we want them to be absorbent and avoid leakages.

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Note: Only products of each type (newborn, infant, crawler, toddler, walker or junior) can be directly compared with one another, so use our filter tool to sort by type.

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Our test results will tell you which nappies:

  • quickly absorb liquid
  • leaked during our test
  • stay damp at the surface
  • have a strong velcro fastening to keep them secure.

Our interactive tool helps you sort by price per nappy, and our Recommended list will quickly tell you which brands come out on top.

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    We test newborn, infant, crawler, toddler, walker and junior sized nappies. Only products within each type are directly comparable to one another. 

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        • Price
        • Pack cost
        • Largest pack size available
        • Overall score
        • Absorbency score
        • Leakage score
        • Rewet score
        • Velcro strength score
        • Leakage comment
        • Velcro strength comment
        • Weight range (kg)
        • Wetness indicator
        • PEFC, FSC or Sustainable Forest Initiative certified
        • Latex free
        • Suitable for sensitive skin
        • Dermatologically tested
        • Biodegradable
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