How many newborn nappies do you need?

How many newborn nappies do you need?

Posted by on Jan 25, 2024

How many newborn nappies do you need?

As a new parent, are you asking yourself “How many newborn nappies do I need?” Newborn babies go through a lot of nappies, and wipes, of course, you want to be prepared. The newborn nappies are a standard size for an average baby's weight (not age).

How Many Nappies does a Newborn baby Use in a Day? 

Newborn baby's on average, will go through about 10 to 12 nappies per day, while older babies may need about 6 to 8 a day. Of course, every baby is different, and days can vary, so you could think about it in terms of weeks or buying nappies in bulk.

How long are babies in Newborn size nappies?

Our disposable nappy range sizes go by weight, so the length of time you'll need a specific size will depend on your baby's growth rates and when they experience growth spurts. Newborn babies come in a range of healthy sizes. Most babies weight an average of 3.3Kgs in New Zealand. Babies weighing more than 4Kgs at birth are considered larger than average or macrosomic.

When should i move to the next nappy size?

Our disposable nappy range has a clear size markings on the packaging, If your baby is reaching the upper end of the weight range of the nappy size they are currently wearing, its probably time to move to the next size. Other signs that your baby's nappies is too small would be:

  • Red marks and signs of chafing around the waist or inner thighs.
  • The nappy is soaked through.
  • The nappy does not cover the baby's bottom completely.
  • The nappy looks or feels too tight. A nappy fits well if you can fit two fingers between the nappy and the baby's tummy