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Huggies Ultimate Nappies Size 3 review

6-11kg weight range. Crawler nappie. Priced at $0.38.

CHOICE Expert Rating


What is the CHOICE Expert Rating

CHOICE Expert rating

This is the product's overall performance score, based on key tests conducted by our industry experts in the CHOICE labs.

Recommended View more details.

We recommend nappies in all categories that score at least 80% overall and at least 70% for absorbency, rewet, velcro strength and leakage. 

CHOICE Expert Rating View more details.

This overall score is made up of absorbency (40%), leakage (30%), rewet (20%) and velcro strength scores (10%). Note: Only nappies within each type are directly comparable to one another, so use our filter tool to sort by type (newborn, infant, crawler, etc).

Absorbency score View more details.

Using synthetic urine, gushes of the liquid are dosed into the centre of the nappy using a pump. For newborn nappies each gush is 30mL, for infant nappies it's 40mL, for crawler nappies it's 50mL, for toddler nappies it's 55mL, for walker nappies it's 60mL and for junior nappies it's 65mL. This simulates a child wearing the nappy overnight. We measure the amount of time it takes for the liquid to disappear. This is repeated three times with a five-minute gap between each gush. The total time taken for all four gushes to be absorbed is the absorption speed.

Leakage score View more details.

This is a visual assessment where we check if any leaks come out the side of the nappy.

Rewet score View more details.

Five minutes after the last gush from the absorption test, six pre-weighed dry filter papers are placed on the wet nappy and held down for 30 seconds. The filter paper is then removed and weighed. Ideally, the filter paper should remain relatively dry.

Velcro strength score View more details.

We measure the force required to open the velcro tabs.

Leakage observed View more details.

Based on the visual assessment, leakage is rated as either: none, slight, light, moderate or heavy.

Velcro strength observed View more details.

Velcro strength is rated as weak, moderate or strong, depending on the force required to open the velcro tabs.

Price View more details.

This is the cost per nappy. We used the price of the largest pack size available to determine the cost per nappy. 

Pack cost View more details.

This is the price of the largest available pack we've found. Prices may vary between stores.

Largest pack size available
Country of origin View more details.

Where the product is manufactured according to the packaging.

Shop Ethical rating View more details.

Shop Ethical rates the environmental and social impact of the company (not the product) using independent sources. For more information, visit Shop Ethical.

Weight range View more details.

This is the weight range as specified on the packaging.

Wetness indicator View more details.

This is a line on the nappy that changes colour when the nappy is wet. It can be a useful indicator to parents/carers that the nappy is wet and might need changing.


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