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Nappies!

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Firstimemummy15 Sat 03-Jan-15 01:12:53

So I have stocked up on size 1 nappies in the asda baby event but just seen that tesco have 2 jumbo packs (74 x2) nappies for 15 quid - usually 12 each. I don't know whether to get size 2 or 3 or how long the average baby is in each size....help!!

Bumpandbaby2014 Sat 03-Jan-15 01:20:29

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Firstimemummy15 Sat 03-Jan-15 01:24:00

Thank you! I think I will do that, can't go wrong then! I like to be organised but don't want to be left with lots of unused products smile

katandkits Sat 03-Jan-15 01:34:51

I only used size one for a couple of weeks, perhaps three weeks with DD as she was smaller and had skinny little legs at first. I would get size 2, you will probably use that size for at least six weeks. Nappies have offers on them very often, I wouldn't amass a huge stockpile before your baby is born. Size 4 is the size you are likely to use for the longest period of time.

GTbaby Sat 03-Jan-15 01:50:25

Used 1 pack of size 1. Of 30ish. Moved 2 used 2 boxes. 3 was longer.

Don't worry about stock up on too many. Asda and tesco have them every 3ish months. I stick up enough for 6weeks at a time.

WhyOWhyWouldYou Sat 03-Jan-15 08:41:49

Also be aware different brands suit different babies - so I wouldn't stock up on one brand in any size, just small packs of a few brands and see how they are on your baby. Last thing you want is mountains of nappies that don't suit your LO and leak every time.

JennyBlueWren Sat 03-Jan-15 09:18:08

Getting my first nappies in my Tesco shop later today and I think I went for a size 0 or something! Ooops. Luckily only got one of Tescos and one of Pampers. Will get size 1 in the next shop.

ZenNudist Sat 03-Jan-15 12:27:49

I think you've got enough for now. Just no need to stockpile. You really do need to test them out before buying loads.

I think I got a few packs in of size 1 and despite ds2 being quite large at birth we were in that size for maybe 4 weeks or more. The size up just leaked for being huge.

I suggest trying Aldi ones as well as they're very cheap and good. I find that newborn nappies are always going to leak as they do such liquid poo.

Ds1 got pampers all the time. Ds2 got a mix of Aldi and tesco own brand with some pampers for nighttime. I also took back a few packs to Aldi and changed them for the size up because I'd bought them fairly recently.

JennyBlueWren Sat 03-Jan-15 15:44:46

Quite excited at Tesco delivery with nappies (size newborn!), wipes, cotton wool and nappy bags!
EEK!

Meplusyouequals4 Sat 03-Jan-15 16:22:00

Buy as many as you want but keep your receipt as you can return them to tesco up to 6 months later as long as your only swapping them for a different size and they are completely sealed and undamaged

Bumpandbaby2014 Sat 03-Jan-15 16:37:35

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NovemberRainbow Sat 03-Jan-15 20:53:21

My DD nearly six weeks old and still in size 1. She was 8lb 9oz at birth so not a small baby by any means. We're going through a pack of 43 roughly every 3 days atm.

Dogsmom Sat 03-Jan-15 20:59:40

I agree with another poster that different brands suit different shaped babies, I went a bit ott and stocked up with Morrisons only to find they leaked around her legs and the Aldi ones fitted better so I ended up giving them to a friend.

This time I have one pack of Tesco newborn ones and am waiting to see if they fit before I buy any more.

I've always been pleased with Pampers too as they're much softer that other brands but also twice the price so I only get them if they're on offer.

Firstimemummy15 Sun 04-Jan-15 05:23:41

Thanks everyone, you have given me lots to think about that hadn't even crossed my mind!!

Carrierpenguin Mon 05-Jan-15 14:38:22

I've always found pampers and sainsbury own brand excellent. Johnson products all give dd a rash. Good luck!

SquattingNeville Mon 05-Jan-15 15:01:47

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Lazymummy2014 Mon 05-Jan-15 15:08:32

Worth keeping an eye on Amazon too - you get really good offers on there from time to time for pampers.

FruitBadger Mon 05-Jan-15 15:16:52

DS is 5 weeks old and was on size 1s for the first 3 weeks, he was 8lb 14oz.

BikeRunSki Mon 05-Jan-15 17:06:09

Stop stocking up on nappies! Different brands/shapes/sizes/ttoes suit different babies. You may end up sticking up on nappies that give your baby nappy rash and leak on them.

There are always nappy offers on somewhere.

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