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Diapers, how many nappies does a newborn need?

If you are to become a parent you might be wondering, how many nappies do i need to buy before having a baby? is it goo to stock in advance? How many times should I change a baby in a day? How often does a newborn need to changed?

Well we had all this questions so we thought we might as well share with you our mama insights. 

Find advise on how many nappies are necessary for the arrival of a new baby. 

Because you can't leave a newborn wet, basically because they cry, a lot! Newborn can need about 6 to 12 change of nappy a day. This amount decreases with time. Nonetheless it is expected to consume about 3000 disposable diapers during the first year, numbers naturally change if you choose to use reusable or cloth diapers. 

To prepare for this phenomenon, most parents build a stockpile of diapers before baby arrives. This can be an overwhelming task for both seasoned and first-time parents, and there are many factors to consider when stocking up, such as baby’s weight, diaper fit, and finances.

It’s easy to get carried away while shopping for baby in pure pregnant bliss. But understanding what baby will actually need, versus purchasing a room-full of newborn diapers at the first sight of a sale, is essential.

You may be wondering: Should you add diapers to your registry, or purchase them yourself? How quickly do babies outgrow the smallest diaper size? What if you decide one style is better than another and experience stockpiler’s remorse? How many newborn diapers do you actually need? Should you stock up on larger diapers as well?

To discover the answers and more, keep reading.

Firstly you need to decide if you are going to use disposable or reusable diaper.  Because you simply cannot stockpile what you haven’t yet decided you’ll use. If you are not the kind of person that makes decisions without trying, is totally fine, neither are we. We can help you out with that subject with our Nappy Bundle , there you will get a reusable nappy and disposable nappies of the most popular brands, enough to be used within a week, that should give you the insights to choose which nappy you like better for your baby and start buying monthly packages.

Back to the amount of nappies a newborn needs.

Parents who chose to use disposable diapers quickly understand how a baby can go through about 3,000 disposables in their first year alone. Experienced parents may already have loyalty to one brand, but for first-time parents, the many options are eye-opening. Even if you are an experience parent you might be missing out on new brands and materials. there is so much to learn about eco friendly disposable nappies, bamboo made, and many more!

You will soon appreciate the value of those who give the gift of newborn diapers at baby showers, though most newborns gain about 3 pounds during the first month and babies born with a higher birth weight tend to skip this diaper size altogether.

Remember: You can register for different sizes, but make sure you have enough storage space to accommodate them. If your free space is limited, we recommend you to buy value packs , monthly packs contain usually between 180 and 250 units depending on the age. 

To stock up on disposable diapers, you can use the following chart as a guide. Keep in mind that all babies are different, and these numbers are just an estimate to help you prepare.