What Diapers To Stock Up On?

Up to 12 weeks along: Buy at least 310 Newborn Size diapers. With a 7-lb. baby, you're looking at close to 630 Newborn diapers. (Use Diaper Planner to firm up your numbers as you get closer to delivery.) I suggest you keep it simple during the first trimester, and focus on about 10 packs of diapers for your stockpile. via

How much should I stock up on diapers?

Aim for an average of 15¢ or less per diaper.

This tool also helps you avoid ending up with too many of one size only to outgrow them. The price per diaper will vary based on the size (usually, the smaller the baby, the cheaper the diapers). However, on average, aim to stay below $0.15 per diaper. via

When should I move up a size in diapers?

If your baby has red marks along their thighs, that's a telltale sign that the diapers are too snug. The elastic around the leg should have some stretch, but if the diaper is too small, it won't fit properly and will create these red marks. This is definitely a time to move up a size in diapers. via

Is it smart to stock up on diapers?

There are some really great benefits to building a diaper stockpile before your baby is born. Most of them have to do with saving money! Money will likely be less tight before your little one is born. It may help your budget to balance better after baby if you have already stocked up on diapers. via

How can I get free diapers?

Ask at Your Doctor's Office

Your pediatrician and local hospital are great resources to get free diapers. Often they'll have a ton of samples on hand. They can also help you sign up with special clubs that give out baby freebies like free diapers and free baby formula. via

How long do diapers last for?

The Bottom Line on Diapers

When it comes down to disposable diapers, the rule of thumb is that there is no expiration date, but they are most effective and perform the best when used within two years of their manufacture date. via

Is it cheaper to buy diapers on Amazon?

Places like Amazon and Diapers.com are great options to purchase boxes of diapers and wipes at decent prices. Amazon's Amazon Mom lets you get 20 percent savings on many of their diapers and wipes plus free 2-day shipping. via

When should I start buying baby wipes and diapers?

Ideally, you should start buying diapers when pregnancy is of 12 weeks. It is better to stock wipes instead of diapers. You never know the size of a baby. So it can be better to purchase diapers after the birth of a baby. via

Which is better Huggies or Pampers?

If your baby is very active, Huggies may be best for flexibility. If your baby has super sensitive skin, Pampers may be best for you. And if you have a larger baby, Pampers may offer better blowout protection along with expanded sizing. It's all up to you and what works best for you and your baby. via

What size diaper do babies wear the longest?

Your baby will wear size 3 diapers for the longest, and this should be the size diaper that you buy the most of. To help you plan, here is a good estimate of how many diapers babies need per size: Newborn – newborn diapers can be used for up to 1.5 months, you should purchase around 2 to 3 packs of 140 diapers. via

Should I stock up on baby wipes?

Unlike diapers, you can stock up on baby wipes as much as you can afford. Just to be on the safer side though, buy the unscented ones. They are made for babies with sensitive skin. via

Will Target Take Back diapers without a receipt?

You can return diapers to Target without a receipt if you can provide alternative proof of purchase. If you are unable to provide any proof of purchase, you will be refunded with a 'merchandise return card'. This is only valid in-store at Target and cannot be redeemed online at Target.com. via

How many baby wipes do I need?

On average, a newborn will have 7 wet diapers and 3 dirty diapers per day, which means 37 wipes per day. Or, in the first 3 months, you'll need 1,110 wipes per month and 3,330 wipes for the first 90 days. This works out to about 15 packs of wipes per month, or 45 packs of wipes for the first 90 days. via