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Monday, August 4, 2014

The "Bottom" Line On The Best Diapers On The Market

The U.S. uses 36 billion disposable diapers a year. There are dozens of brands on the market sold at various price levels. Mothers generally purchase disposable diapers based not just on price but on their effectiveness in keeping baby dry and free of diaper rash. But there is another element to diapers that is getting the attention of diaper purchasers and that is how friendly disposable diapers are to the environment.

Based on all these factors rolled into one, here are the top 5 best rated diaper brands on the market, according to research done by BabyGearLab, an online web site that publishes reviews on many baby products.

#1 Bambo Nature — this first choice scores 82 out of 100 as the best overall diaper. It has super absorption capabilities and is very eco-friendly. The down side is that it is more expensive.
#2 Nature Babycare - comes in second with a score of 67 out of 100. It is fragrance free, chlorine free, and made from natural and renewable materials. It's absorption is good but not as good as the #1 choice.
#3 Broody Chick - scored 65 out of 100. It is eco-friendly, good absorption, chlorine and fragrance free but it is the priciest of all the diapers tested.
#4 Attitude - came in with a score of 64. It has good absorption and is chlorine and perfume free. Material is vegetable-based and product testing does not use animals. Price is ok. Very eco-friendly. Good choice for the money.
#5 The Honest Company Diapers - scored 63. Very eco-friendly but very expensive. It could be due to the cute graphics.

The top 5 diapers were chosen for their scoring on not just earth-friendly qualities but also containing natural materials that are safer next to baby's skin. Products that are chlorine-free, perfume-free and dye-free are safer for your baby. Also, the research analysts point out that choosing a better performing diaper will actually cost less in the long run.
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