Which diaper brand are the least expensive? That’s a good question, many new parents want to get the most “bang for their buck” in the diaper isle and find a good deal. We’ll break it down by the numbers; do store brand diapers REALLY cost less than name brand diapers, and which ones are the cheapest.
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Here’s how much these brands of diapers cost. Price is calculated today based on online pricing for the largest size box of size 1 diapers. Price may vary over time and could be more or less with discounts and coupons.
|Walmart Parent’s Choice||$.10/diaper|
|Target Up & Up||$.11/diaper|
|Sam’s Club Member’s Mark||$.12/diaper|
|Amazon Mama Bear Gentle Touch||$.15/diaper|
|Costco Kirkland Signature||$.16/diaper|
|Huggies Snug & Dry||$.18/diaper|
|Pampers Baby Dry||$.18/diaper|
Overall, most store brand diapers cost a little less than their budget name-brand alternatives. But the cost per diaper is pretty close. Any of these diaper brands will save you money over buying premium name brand or fancy eco-friendly diapers.
With a Diaper Sampler Package, you get to try a variety of diaper brands side-by-side to compare and find the perfect diaper for your baby
Now that you know which diaper is the cheapest…that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the right diaper for YOUR baby.
If you choose a diaper that doesn’t fit your baby well, it will leak. Figure on doing a whole bunch of wet or poopy laundry daily and changing them more frequently.
If you choose a diaper that isn’t as absorbent as another, you’ll be changing diapers more frequently. This adds up over time.
If your baby has sensitive skin or gets diaper rash from a specific diaper brand, you’ll spend time and money treating the rash and changing diaper brands to one that doesn’t bother your baby’s bottom.
Subscriptions or memberships cost money. If you fall in love with Sam’s Club or Costco diapers, you’ll buy a club membership yearly (or pay a higher price per order). To get the best price on Amazon, you’ll need to have Amazon Prime and pay their yearly membership.
Store brand diapers can typically only be purchased at their stores (or online from their stores). But often the best prices on all other diapers are found on Amazon.
Amazon also offers a Subscribe & Save feature. This, coupled with their FREE Amazon Family program, can save you 20% off their lowest prices on diapers shipped right to your door. Figure in the savings of NOT having to drive to your local store for diapers in the middle of the night. 😉
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There’s a few things you’ll want to do before choosing the right diaper for your baby
Once you’ve found the perfect diaper for your baby, you can stock up and buy the giant boxes to get the very best price per diaper.