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Huggies newborn diapers suck

We had bought the huggies newborn diapers with the low spot for the umbilical cord as our DS's first diapers and he leaks through them constantly. We knows it's the diapers and not our new parent changing skills because he didn't leak through any of the diapers at the hospital or the samples we got. Has anyone else had problems with these diapers?

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slowyourrole

Asked by slowyourrole at 9:21 AM on Nov. 21, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Yep same problem...Went to pampers and didn't have any problems.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 9:24 AM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • Yes actually I am not crazy about Huggies for ANY age, much less new borns. I have always been a pampers kind of girl.. or I have even found that Luvs is better for my 1 year old now. Some people love them, some people hate them..but your def not alone!
    Ctink8189

    Answer by Ctink8189 at 9:25 AM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • We had that problem with them as well. Then not only did they leak, my little girl broke out. So we went back to pampers. My sister had the same problem with huggies, and pampers breaking out her little one. She is actually lucky enough to be able to wear the Walmart brand.
    b_stotka

    Answer by b_stotka at 9:25 AM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • nope..sorry :(
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 9:25 AM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • huggies suck the hospital gave them as samples and both my kids leaked through them we always used luvs or the walmart brand and never had a problem
    laura970

    Answer by laura970 at 9:28 AM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • I hated huggies and pampers. I think I tried every brand of diaper made and I liked Luvs the most. When both babies were in diapers, we used close to 100 diapers a week. We change a lot. :) When they got old enough to be small niagra falls I'd use an over night on them or if they woke up for something I'd go ahead and change them just in case. On a quick note...I cloth diapered with the AIO's and loved it better than any disposable. Disposables have a certain smell to them that stinks to me then when it's soiled it stinks even worse. There was no odor with my cloths. I stopped simply because I can't keep up with all our normal laundry let alone diapers on top.
    RentaMom

    Answer by RentaMom at 9:29 AM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • I also did not like them. they would get wet and break open and all the gel would go everywhere. and it wasn't because I waited to long to change him. I change him way too much I think. I do however like the larger sizes of huggies. but so far pampers are my favorite. and Huggies wipes are my favorite.
    CarlieJS

    Answer by CarlieJS at 9:36 AM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • Renta- I'm doing laundry every day as it is to have clothes to change him into when he soaks them, I can't imagine using cloth diapers, I'm all for people going green, but I'm exhausted enough without the extra work lol.
    slowyourrole

    Comment by slowyourrole (original poster) at 9:36 AM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • I also do cloth diapers and love it!! Not that much extra work then everyone thinks. I started out using pampers and huggies, I always dislikes huggies though....
    Nienna7477

    Answer by Nienna7477 at 9:50 AM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • Huggies Suck - PERIOD!

    Use cloth, or Parents Choice, I never found anything else worth using...
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:25 AM on Nov. 21, 2010

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