HELP!!!!! Diapers are killing me....need to find cheaper diapers with same quality

Amanda - posted on 12/19/2009 ( 84 moms have responded )

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Diapers are so expensive...I like huggies and pampers but they are so expensive. I tried target up up brand and they were not good. I am now trying meijer. Anyone else have any suggestions?

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Jeanna - posted on 12/20/2009

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I've had success with the Target brand, but before we discovered those I went to BJ's (wholesale store) and bought diapers cheap...I'm sure Costco, etcetera, has them too. Also, diapers.com usually has discounts available and free shipping over orders of $50 I believe. Good luck!

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Amy America - posted on 02/01/2013

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The Parent's Choice brand from Walmart has good quality diapers and wipes at a reasonable price. Diapers are quite expensive.

Alicia - posted on 01/28/2013

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Are cloth diapers out of the question? I have used gdiapers for a year now and have not turned back to regular diapers since, no folding, soaking, pinning or diaper rashes! Not to mention they look super cute. I figure at eight to ten diaper changes a day I save approx 700 a year this does not include the cost of washing them or the detergent. I keep a small swing lid covered trash can in my bathroom and keep what's called a "dry pail" baby pees I change the cloth insert replace with a new cloth insert reusing the cloth outside cover. I use all free clear detergent with no frantic softener, or bleach. I clean the cloth every other day in the washer on hot, not to mention its so easy my husband changes them no problem. Yes special detergent is required and boiling pre washed cloth liners about once a month is important to strip the cloth of detergent and ammonia build up, it's totally cost effective way to diapering. i started one gdiaper cover at a time, birthdays and holiday gifts from family i asked for more cloth diapers the best gifts ever! They also have paper inserts to go over the cloth so if baby poops simply pull out the paper liner flush poop down the toilet and out dirty cloth in hamper and boom done! The biodegradable inserts which are thrown away are more expensive than disposable diapers. It's certainly a cost saver, as long as baby pee and poop don't completely gross you out, it's worth the time and effort. Gdiapers.com was the site I referenced, there are facebook sites where you could buy used covers, I wouldn't recommend buying the liners used due to not knowing what condition they are in. Gdiapers also has a number to call if you are having leakage or other problems. I had leakage issues at night until I learned you could put two together for extra absorbency at night! The best investment for sure!

Tabby - posted on 01/27/2013

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TARGET BRAND!!! i was weary when I first tried them because generic brands dont typically have the greatest rep when compared to the name brand, but wholy moly these diapers are amazing. i traded in all my $25 boxes of huggies and got the same count TARGET BRAND for $16! they really do work amazing!

Sue - posted on 01/23/2013

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surprisingly to me, the cheapest way i found for disposables was toys r us brand, and they are ultra sensitive, without chlorine, without advertising or selling as such (our little one is extremely sensitive and was cloth diapered until potty training time except for when going out on trips or when at families, cause they won't all use the cloth diapers) if your willing to try cloth diapers, than econobum by cottonbabies are very inexpensive. 3 covers, and 12 inserts for about $50.

Candida - posted on 01/22/2013

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Hi Amanda, you should sign up for rewards, program with the diapers of choice, it helps. Also, look out for coupons and buy your diapers are walmart and target.

Alexis - posted on 01/29/2010

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i used the target brand but only because my son is pretty much potty trained and i just use them when he goes to sleep or when we go out.

Lee - posted on 01/16/2010

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I'm in Queensland, Australia. We have a place called the "Nappy Warehouse". It sells all brads of nappies including Huggies, Snugglers, Baby Love, Target, Natures Own all at much cheaper prices than the normal shops. They are all factory seconds that either had a fault box or the box had a nappy missing. The Nappy Warehouse also sells bottles, formula, wipes, toilet paper etc

Katerina - posted on 01/16/2010

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well r u from UK??? i buy mine from willkinson (£1.70)and to be honest the y do the job 4 me before i buy pampers but the price put me of the one i use now r ever so good and CHEPP

Anna - posted on 01/02/2010

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Parents Choice I loved. Also go to the diaper websites and contact them asking for coupons.

Jess - posted on 01/02/2010

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I use a cheaper brand of nappy during the day like snugglers, select or baby love and at night I use a more expensive brand (huggies) at night as they are more absorbent and last the 12hrs my son sleeps at night. I also buy in bulk when nappies are on special, this has saved me alot of money.

Chantelle - posted on 01/02/2010

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I really didnt find huggies worth the cost, I use snugglers or select brand (woolworths) and I also buy in bulk when on special saving almost half off the regular price.good luck

Sarah - posted on 12/21/2009

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around where i live papers are the cheapest...i buy huggies im a huggies girl i buy them in bulk and usually when she is in another size i still have a package or two left over. i go to walmart...maybe if there is a program around u that supplies diapers that if huggies are to much i know around us there is a diaper fprogram that gives like 100 diapers for 8$ but they are store brand so i didnt do it im a huggies girl! :)

MaryAnn - posted on 12/21/2009

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Toys R Us...I heard they are made by Pampers. They worked for all four of mine.

Zara - posted on 12/21/2009

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on my 10 week old daughter i use tesco own brand she is in size 2 nappies now and u can get two bags of 44 nappies for £7... if ur baby is still on size 1 nappies in tesco u can get two bags of 22 nappies for £3 they work wonders. i tried pampers and huggies amd she leaked through them so i tried tesco nappies and they work they hold her in through the night and are so cheap. hope this helps.

Karla - posted on 12/21/2009

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I used Whitecloud at walmart with my oldest daughter when she was in Diapers she is now 9. For some reason they dont sell them at our walmart anymore. I have a daughter who is 2 and we have been using Parents choice from Walmart and I love those. Check those out they are 13.00 for a box of 80+.

Jodi - posted on 12/20/2009

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Cloth diapers will save you a TON of money and are so much easier than you realize! I use the old school cloth diapers with pins and plastic pants, but I know they make cloth diapers with velcro that look and function like a disposable diaper, but you wash and reuse time and again! Then, you can "supplement" with disposables if you wish, I do. My daughter uses disposables at night or days when we'll be out and about for many hours as I don't like lugging around more than 1 or 2 cloth diapers in the diaper bag. Good luck!!!

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I prefer Huggies. But I try to buy in bulk, whenever possible. Huggies vs. Store Brand, I was spending more time changing leaked on clothes, more laundry and the constant "where is that smell". Huggies are cheaper than Pampers, and they have a better reward program. If you sign up, they send you coupons regularly.

Natasha - posted on 12/20/2009

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Wal-Mart Parents Choice! I liked the cloth feeling and loved the price! And they are not scented; Pampers scent is okay, but I don't like "covering" odors! I like to know when my child needs changed right away!

Dyanna - posted on 12/20/2009

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Luvs. I used pampers with my first, but diapers were so expensive that I went with a cheaper brand... Luvs are great!

Nancy - posted on 12/20/2009

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I think wal mart diapers are the best bet! u know parents choice brand. its much cheaper. & i find the quality to be pretty well.

i have always gotten parents choice. i get 140 diapers for $27. cant get any better then that. I see people buying the expensive name brand and im like what the heck save $10 get ones that are just as good.

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I was a bit skeptical about buying no frill pampers....but I have since found they work just as well and maybe even better... I myself like "Parents Choice" you can find them in Walmart.....for me they are best used during the night for my son because with the other pampers (luvs,huggies, pampers) he wakes up wet... and you know that can be a headache ... so good luck to you on your quest....

Heather - posted on 12/20/2009

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I use cloth diapers and I really like them and I know I have saved hundreds of dollars and my daughter is only 8 months old.

Stephenie - posted on 12/20/2009

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i use coscto diapers on my children and they are wonderful if not BETTER than name brands and WAY cheaper-i spend $35 a month on both kids in diapers(they wear the same size) and it lasts me the whole month-i deffinately recommend

Alexis - posted on 12/20/2009

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sams club makers mark brand work great and i get more for my money, my son is on lasix for his heart and it makes him pee all the time i go thru 15 to 17 diapers a day and i can last a month with sams club........ and if you dont have a membership card bc you dont want to pay the membership fee ask a freind who has one to get you a gift card from there (give them the money of course lol)

Becky - posted on 12/20/2009

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i use wilkinsons brand get alot ina pack and realy cheap and they keep my son dry

Amanda - posted on 12/20/2009

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When my daughter was a baby I used white cloud diapers from Wal Mart. Not sure if they are still around but they were awesome and cheap, they even made pull ups!

Michelle - posted on 12/20/2009

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I have used Costco brand diapers with both of my kids and done really well with them. They come in a larger quantity and are cheaper. If you don't like those Costco sells the major brands for slightly cheaper because you buy in bulk.

Kristy - posted on 12/20/2009

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I love LUVs too. O placed an order with Diapers.com. I ordered Legos. I don't have a child in diapers anymore but it was either buy diapers or pay shipping so I bought diapers.

They have a pretty good deal going there. Check it out!



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Tricia - posted on 12/20/2009

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The best diaper I have ever used and will not leak no matter how hard my son tries is Luvs. They are one of the cheapest as well. I have heard however that they do leak occasionally with girls.

Y - posted on 12/20/2009

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Walmart has the cheapest and they are good. I get the wipes for sensitive skin too.

Amanda - posted on 12/20/2009

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Hello,



I usually buy my daughters diapers at Drugstore.com; they come in bulk... check it out.



Amanda

Angie - posted on 12/20/2009

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cosco diapers are supposed to be the same as pampers and they are cheaper for a big box

C. - posted on 12/20/2009

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I use Huggies, have tried Pampers but they didn't work.. I have heard that LUVs, Sam's Club brand and Costco brand are good (though I have never tried any of them). They may be worth trying. Hope you find a better, cheaper diaper!

Blackwood - posted on 12/19/2009

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We use the PC brand from the Real Canadian Superstore in Canada, but if you go on Pampers.com, you can get $3.00 coupon and try to use them when the diapers are on sale already and stock up?

Lisa - posted on 12/19/2009

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I think the Parents Choice brand diapers work great!! There isnt any other cheap brand other than Scott's Foods grocery store diapers called Comforts that work that well. Overall, Parents Choice is the best and cheapest. When I worked in a doctors office a medical assistant told me to try those and I have for years now. Hope this helps!!

Sarah - posted on 12/19/2009

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From what I understand, one kid's perfect diaper is another's worst. For us, Target is our favorite. Hy-Vee and Sam's are also pretty good.

If you're tight on $$$, go out and buy a cheap flannel sheet set at a used stuff store, and make your own! It doesn't take long, and they're much more affordable. I love my prefolds that I made. There's a lot of satisfaction in knowing YOU made them! ;-)

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parents choice at walmart i've used them after step 1 bc 1 and newborn is no good lol.. others have been fine, leaks are about as often as more expensive brand for me

Leslie - posted on 12/19/2009

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I use the parents choice brand from wal-mart and they work pretty good for cheap diapers. they have alot of different sizes to! sure everyone would like to use pampers or huggies but they r just to expensize.if u have a wal-mart near by i would try those

Jessica - posted on 12/19/2009

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pampers r my favorite to.. but they cost alot.. so i get parents choice for walmart.. they r really good diapers and they are cheaper..

Cami - posted on 12/19/2009

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Personally I only use Luvs, they are actually more absorbent than Pampers and they work well with my son.

Abbie - posted on 12/19/2009

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Luvs are very good! I used to use pampers baby dry, but now we use Luvs and they are a little cheaper and work great!

Xxx - posted on 12/19/2009

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have you thought about using modern cloth for some of the time.

dont take a lot of work to look after.

Megan - posted on 12/19/2009

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I have no choice now really but to use Pampers. They are the only ones that seem to hold what my daughter puts out lol. Target worked well also for her. My friend that uses huggies occasionally buys the parents choice from walmart when she is low on funds. I used to use luvs but they started fitting my daughter funny as she started growing more and thus caused leaks here and there. I would say try luvs (they are made by the same company that makes Pampers, Proctor & Gamble) but they are a lot cheaper than Pampers and Huggies. Otherwise I would suggest trying maybe Dollar General brand, or maybe KMart brand if there is one around you. I haven't heard anything bad about those brands.

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