For preemies and other younger babies,Huggies® Little Snugglers® Diapers Huggies has a soft, premium liner and intake layer to help absorb runny mess and draw away wetness, which helps keep baby’s delicate skin dry. Little Snugglers also have a pocket in the back waistband to help prevent blowouts, while Huggies® Little Movers® Diapers have a DryTouch Liner to absorb moisture on contact along with double grip strips to provide a secure, flexible fit that moves with baby. You can also look for other features according to your preferences and baby’s needs, such as fragrance-free, hypoallergenic and a soft, stretchy waistband. There are even Huggies® Little Swimmers® Swim Pants, designed to keep your child comfy in a sprinkler, at the beach or in a pool.
1. Frequent leaks or diaper blowouts One of the obvious signs of a too-small diaper is when your little one is constantly leaking through or having "blowouts." Some parents may jump to the conclusion that the problem lies with the brand, in reality, a diaper that’s too small won't be able to contain your little one's messes. Try sizing up and see if that eliminates the problem.
2. Follow the product sizing instructions If your child is approaching the upper limit of the diaper's weight range (i.e., you have a 16-pound baby in diapers rated for 12- to 18-pounds) it may be time to consider a switch. The weight limits are based on average-sized babies, but not all babies are shaped the same. Try different sizes and see what works best for your child.
3. Red marks Red marks on baby’s thighs is a telltale sign that the diapers are too snug. The elastic around the leg should have some stretch, but if it’s too small, it won't fit properly and will create red marks, indicating it’s time to move up a size.
4. Check the waist if you're having difficulty connecting the diaper tabs at your baby's waist, that could be a sign that it's time to move up a size. A diaper should close easily without having to tug and pull at them. Also, consider the rise of the diaper. A properly fitting diaper should come just slightly below your little one's belly button. If it's fitting a little more like a low rise, it's time to move on up!
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