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How long do babies stay in newborn diapers?

my son is 5 weeks old and he weighs 9 lbs. 4oz.
i was wondering how much longer he was going to be in newborn diapers

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Asked by Damiansmommy28 at 3:20 PM on Mar. 12, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • they r made for babies up to 10 lbs.

    Answer by dancer at 3:21 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • NOT LONG! only buy small packs, You could probably go to size 1 in 2weeks or so depending on his weight gain. Also pampers has sizes 1-2 and 2-3 etc,, they seem to lat me longer, my son is in 2-3 he's 10mths and been in that size about 4mths now.

    Answer by JenzAmomOf2 at 3:22 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • My baby girl was 7 lbs 12 oz when she was born. She stayed in newborn diapers for only the first two weeks.. then size one. She is now in size three and just turned 4 months old.

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 3:24 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • ok thank you

    Comment by Damiansmommy28 (original poster) at 3:24 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • My middle son left the hospital wearing size one. Newborns only fit for a couple of days.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 3:29 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • Mine was in them for about 5 mos. She weighed about 9 lbs at that point. She is very little and at 33 mos she is wearing a size 4 and has been in a size 4 since July or August.

    Answer by coala at 3:33 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • It all depends on how much the newborn weighed at birth, and all newborn diapers range in size. If you had a NB weighing in at 7lbs or more, i wouldn't waste my money on NB diapers. both my dd's left the hospital wearing size 1, of course they were 10lbs and 9lbs. I'm sure you can start putting your son in size 1 now. =]

    Answer by knicole0708 at 3:43 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • My baby wore size one at the hospital. So probably not for very long maybe two weeks to a month. But every baby is so different.

    Answer by Hatsumomo at 4:01 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • It depends. Keep him in them for as long as they fit, and don't leak. You could probably start using the next size too though, when you run out. That way, you don't buy another package of NB ones, and halfway through them, baby has outgrown them.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 4:02 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • newborns never fit my babies

    Answer by Patience909 at 4:05 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

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