About Diaper News

This site is dedicated to providing useful information about diapers and everything related to diapers. Find information on baby diapers, cloth diapers, disposable diapers and even adult diapers.  Discover the history and usage of diapers.  Commercial companies producing brands like Huggies or Pampers dominate the industry.  Here are some interesting facts about diapers:

  • Diapers are made out of disposable man-made materials, or of cloth.
  • The first mass-produced cloth diapers occurred in 1887. Maria Allen of the United States was the first to see the commercial potential in mass diaper production.
  • The first disposable diaper made its appearance in 1942 through the work of a Swedish paper company.
  • Today companies like Procter and Gamble with Pampers and Kimberly Clark with their Huggies products control the disposable diaper industry.
  • Diaper used to refer to the type of cloth used rather than the use itself. Cloth nappies which modern diapers are named for were a type of geometric shaped soft tissue sheets. In North America diaper has taken over in usage, but in Britain and elsewhere, ‘nappy’ has prevailed.
  • Simply a diaper, or nappy, whether it is for adults, babies or even animals, is an absorbent garment meant to trap and keep bladder or bowel movements

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  1. Hi. I’m an adult male who wears diapers 24/7, for their intended purposes. I’ve never been a fan of disposable diapers. They’re okay for the messing accidents that so often occurs with wearing. But I’ve never liked having to throw away worn and used diapers after only one use. I like to make them last as long as possible. Any ideas? Happy Holidays! 🙂

    • Hi Tacoma, Happy Holidays! I understand the convenience of disposable diapers but throwing away after a single use seems like wasting. On the flip side, for hygiene reasons, you must throw away to avoid other side-effects such as diaper rash. Otherwise, you may need to switch to cloth diapers for reusability but it comes with an extra effort on laundry tasks.