Smiling woman changing baby's nappy

Boots guide to nappies

Finding the right type of nappy will make life much easier. Bigger packs often give better value, but make sure it's a brand that suits you and your baby before making the investment.

Which nappy is right for your child?

Size

Newborn

0-1

2

Baby & toddler and nappy pants

3

4

5

Nappy pants

6

Weight (kg)

Newborn

2-5

3-6

Baby & toddler and nappy pants

4-9

7-18

11-25

Nappy pants

16+

Weight (lb)

Newborn

5-11

7-14

Baby & toddler and nappy pants

8-20

15-40

24-55

Nappy pants

35+

Newborn

0-1

2-5

5-11

2

3-6

7-14

Baby & toddler and nappy pants

3

4-9

8-20

4

7-18

15-40

5

11-25

24-55

Nappy pants

6

16+

35+

(Baby and toddler nappies go from sizes 3 – size 5; Nappy pants go from size 3 – size 6.)


Newborn

You'll be changing your newborn's nappy regularly throughout the day and night, so it's important to find the right brand for you.

Ideal for:

Baby's first nappy.

Things to consider:

Newborn nappies are designed for your baby's delicate skin. Look for wetness indicators that change colour to let you know when your baby needs changing.

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Newborn nappy

Baby and toddler

Ideal for:

Active toddlers exploring their world.

Things to consider:

Older babies need their nappy changing five to eight times a day on average, although this varies. Once your little one is up on two feet, they need a nappy designed for a lively lifestyle. Elasticated legs and super-absorbency can make life easier and more comfortable.

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Baby and toddler nappy

Nappy pants

Ideal for:

Bigger boys and girls training to use the potty.

Things to consider:

Nappy pants are a great halfway between traditional nappies and real pants. Let your little ones take more control of their toilet training.

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Nappy pants

Don't forget wipes!

You'll need wipes close at hand wherever you change your baby. We've a wide range to choose from, including sensitive and fragrance-free options.

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