The 10 Best Diapers

Updated December 15, 2016 by Brett Dvoretz

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We spent 19 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Some aspects of having a baby are less pleasant than others. For the most unpleasant one, you'll need plenty of diapers. Our selection includes both disposable and washable varieties along with hypoallergenic and biodegradable options for eco-conscious parents. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best diaper on Amazon.

10. FuzziBunz Perfect Pocket

Making adjustments is easy with the hip and waist snaps of the FuzziBunz Perfect Pocket. They swaddle babies nicely with their micro fleece and organic cotton and hemp inserts, but they are on the pricier end of cloth diapers.
  • very easy to clean
  • don't get too tight even when full
  • only available in 4 sizes
Brand FuzziBunz
Weight 3.2 ounces
Rating 3.7 / 5.0

9. Honest Company Disposables

There are plenty of reasons the Honest Company Disposables are quickly making a name for themselves in the baby product industry. They feature natural citrus odor inhibitors and are free of all common diaper toxins and chemicals.
  • thin design fits under baby clothes
  • cute unisex patterns
  • side tabs are a bit stiff
Brand The Honest Company
Model 159724
Weight 2.9 pounds
Rating 3.6 / 5.0

8. Luvs Ultra Leakguards

Changing diapers is made easy with the wide fastening area of the Luvs Ultra Leakguards. They can keep a baby dry overnight with their leak barrier leg gatherers, so liquid can't escape while your baby tosses and turns or crawls around.
  • won't cause blowouts
  • each box lasts about a month
  • have a slight baby powder smell
Brand Luvs
Model 10037000976834
Weight 11.6 pounds
Rating 3.6 / 5.0

7. Earth's Best Tendercare

The totally dye and latex-free Earth's Best Tendercare offer a comfortable fit for babies from 16 to 28 pounds. They also have soft refastenable panels that won't bother your baby's skin, and breathable sides that minimize rashes and chafing.
  • grip tabs allow for diaper checking
  • fit heftier babies comfortably
  • may leak during overnight use
Brand Earth's Best
Model C05340
Weight 10.6 pounds
Rating 3.6 / 5.0

6. Huggies Snug & Dry

The Huggies Snug & Dry offer three layers or protection, so you don't need to worry about leaking or droopy diapers. They also feature a cutout designed to protect a baby's belly button, and have images of classic Disney characters on them.
  • available in 7 sizes
  • hold solids very well
  • urine tends to gather in the front
Brand Huggies
Model -3484
Weight 14.4 pounds
Rating 4.3 / 5.0

5. Seventh Generation Free & Clear

The Seventh Generation Free & Clear are made with zero percent bleaching chemicals and are gentle on sensitive skin. They are highly leak resistant, stay on nice and snug, and have strong sticky tabs that won't break off if you open and close them a lot.
  • extra fluffy for your baby's comfort
  • durable enough for active toddlers
  • no wetness indicator
Brand Seventh Generation
Model 732913440924
Weight 9.9 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

4. Pampers Swaddlers

With their blanket soft interior, the Pampers Swaddlers are diapers your baby won't try to wiggle out of. There is a prominently placed wetness indicator, so you always know when baby needs a change, along with a cute Elmo image.
  • liner pulls messes away from baby
  • many hospitals use this brand
  • offer up to 12 hours of protection
Brand Pampers
Model 37000933502
Weight 10.9 pounds
Rating 4.5 / 5.0

3. Beau & Belle Baby Swim

Designed for the little water lover in your family, the Beau & Belle Baby Swim are washable and reusable so that they can save you money on disposable varieties. They feature adorable sea creature prints and are adjustable up to three sizes.
  • waterproof exterior
  • keep solids inside while baby swims
  • good stretch around the thighs
Brand Beau & Belle Littles
Model 01swim2015
Weight 2.4 ounces
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

2. Andy Pandy Premium

The Andy Pandy Premium has 80 diapers made from hypoallergenic bamboo, for a budget price. Each diaper features a form-fitting design, an ultra-breathable back sheet, and an aloe vera liner. The comfortable waistband is very strong, too.
  • biodegradable construction
  • a soft tape on the front
  • thermal regulating
Brand Andy Pandy
Model -3515
Weight 6.2 pounds
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

1. Babyganics Ultra Absorbent

Eco-conscious parents will be proud to put the Babyganics Ultra Absorbent on their baby. They are plant-based diapers and made from recycled materials. They're also infused with a soothing and moisturizing natural seed oil blend.
  • come in a pack of 216
  • soft stretch sides
  • no irritating fragrances
Brand Babyganics
Model pending
Weight 13.5 pounds
Rating 4.9 / 5.0

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Last updated on December 15, 2016 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as behind the computer screen, Brett can either be found hacking furiously away at the keyboard or perhaps enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He hopes to one day become a modern day renaissance man.

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