All Pampers Size Charts: Guide to find the perfect fit

With so many options of colors, styles, and sizes of nappy packs, you may be wondering which one is the right one for your baby. Using Pampers sizing, the baby’s diaper size could usually be determined based on your baby’s weight and stage of development. But then, you may also want to look at specific features to suit your baby’s needs.

Read on for a comprehensive guide to everything about Pampers diapers.

Types of Pampers Diapers

Pampers offers different variants of diapers to suit your baby’s every need. There’s one for sensitive skin, for extra dry coverage, and even for various activities.

1. Pampers Pure Protection

Pampers pure protection diapers are the variant made to protect your baby’s skin from some harmful ingredients used in the nappy making process. The Pampers pure protection was made without chlorine bleaching, it’s fragrance-free, paraben-free, and has no latex in it.

This variant also comes with adorable prints and a Wetness Indicator so you will know when your baby needs a diaper change. Just the most gentle ingredients but with 100% protection.

Pampers Pure Protection Size Chart

TypeSizeWeight
(lbs)
How many diaper per day?
Pampers Pure14 lbs - 11 lbs8
Pampers Pure29 lbs - 18 lbs7
Pampers Pure313 lbs - 22 lbs7
Pampers Pure420 lbs - 31 lbs5
Pampers Pure524 lbs +5

2. Pampers Premium Protection

Pampers premium protection offers soft comfort for your baby and unbeatable skin protection. This diaper variant offers feather-like softness, lined with heart quilts to feel even softer on your baby’s delicate skin and also made with breathable materials for ultimate comfort. It comes with Pampers Ultra Absorb core to absorb wetness with less bulk.

It is a hard worker though making sure that it pulls away wetness and mess to provide your baby nothing but premium protection. This variant is a great option for overnight protection and on long trips in the car.

Pampers Premium Protection Size Chart

TypeSizeWeight
(lbs)
How many diaper per day?
Pampers Premium Protection0
(Newborn)
<6 lbs8
Pampers Premium Protection14 lbs - 11lbs8
Pampers Premium Protection29 lbs - 18lbs7
Pampers Premium Protection313 lbs - 22lbs7
Pampers Premium Protection420 lbs - 31lbs5
Pampers Premium Protection524 lbs - 35 lbs5
Pampers Premium Protection629 lbs +5

3. Pampers Premium Protection Nappy Pants

The Pampers premium protection nappy pants are just like the Pampers premium protection variant just that this type comes with a soft and stretchy belt, and all-round 360 ̊ fit that goes with just one pull, to make it easier to put or remove even when your baby is wriggling around.

Pampers Premium Protection Nappy Pants Size Chart

TypeSizeWeight
(lbs)
How Many Diaper per day?
Pampers Premium Protection Nappy Pants313 lbs - 24 lbs7
Pampers Premium Protection Nappy Pants420 lbs - 33 lbs5
Pampers Premium Protection Nappy Pants527 lbs - 38 lbs5
Pampers Premium Protection Nappy Pants633 lbs +5

4. Pampers Baby Dry

Pampers Baby Dry is all about as the name of this variant suggests, dryness. The Pampers baby dry diapers offer nappies that are 3X drier than their other variants, specifically to provide your babies extra dryness for all-night sleep.

Your baby will surely have zero wetness and can get up to 12 hours overnight dryness with this particular variant.

Pampers Baby Dry Size Chart

TypeSizeWeight
(lbs)
How Many Diaper per day?
Pampers Baby Dry313 lbs - 24 lbs7
Pampers Baby Dry420 lbs - 33 lbs5
Pampers Baby Dry4+22 lbs - 33 lbs5
Pampers Baby Dry524 lbs - 35 lbs5
Pampers Baby Dry5+26 lbs - 38 lbs5
Pampers Baby Dry629 lbs - 40 lbs5
Pampers Baby Dry733 lbs +5
Pampers Baby Dry837 lbs +5

5. Pampers Baby Dry Nappy Pants

The Pampers Baby-Dry Nappy Pants are also just like the Baby Dry diaper variant but it comes with easy to pull on and take off tear away sides that adapt to baby’s movements.

The Baby-Dry Nappy Pants makes it easy to change nappies even when your baby becomes active and tries rolling or crawling away, which in case of taped nappies can be hard to put on, or can become loose.

Pampers Baby-Dry Nappy Pants Size Chart

TypeSizeWeight
(lbs)
How Many Diaper per day?
Pampers Baby Dry Nappy Pants313 lbs - 24 lbs7
Pampers Baby Dry Nappy Pants420 lbs - 33 lbs5
Pampers Baby Dry Nappy Pants4+20 lbs - 33 lbs5
Pampers Baby Dry Nappy Pants527 lbs - 38 lbs5
Pampers Baby Dry Nappy Pants5+27 lbs - 38 lbs5
Pampers Baby Dry Nappy Pants633 lbs +5
Pampers Baby Dry Nappy Pants737 lbs +5

6. Pampers Swaddlers

Pampers Swaddlers are diapers with a cloth-like, breathable back sheet, that provides a soft, blanket-like diaper to wrap your baby. It comes with a stretchy side and adjustable fasteners so you can adjust the diaper for your baby’s comfort.

Another feature of the Pampers Swaddlers is that it is contoured with less bulk through the legs, comes with stretchy sides and tabs that can overlap.

Pampers Swaddlers Size Chart

TypeSizeWeight
(lbs)
How Many Diaper per day?
Pampers SwaddlersNewbornup to 10 lbs8
Pampers Swaddlers18 lbs - 14 lbs8
Pampers Swaddlers212 lbs - 18 lbs8
Pampers Swaddlers316 lbs - 28 lbs7
Pampers Swaddlers422 lbs - 37 lbs5
Pampers Swaddlers527 lbs +5

7. Pampers Swaddlers Sensitive

Pampers Swaddlers Sensitive has the same cloth-like, breathable back sheet, that provides a soft, blanket-like diaper to wrap your baby but it also has breathable sides to help let more air to your child’s skin. It also comes with a wetness indicator strip to help you know when it’s changing diaper time.
Pampers Swaddlers Sensitive Size Chart

TypeSizeWeight
(lbs)
How Many Diaper per day?
Pampers Swaddlers Sensitive18 lbs - 14 lbs8
Pampers Swaddlers Sensitive212 lbs - 18 lbs8
Pampers Swaddlers Sensitive316 lbs - 28 lbs7
Pampers Swaddlers Sensitive422 lbs - 37 lbs5

8. Pampers Cruisers

This is Pampers’ action diapers. It provides a breathable, cloth-like back sheet, with stretchy sides to allow your little ones to move and flex easily. It also comes with a contoured fit, with less bulk through the legs so your baby can freely move around – walk, crawl, bend with the usual 12-hour dry protection from Pampers.

Pampers Cruisers Size Chart

TypeSizeWeight
(lbs)
How Many Diaper per day?
Pampers Cruisers
316 lbs - 28 lbs7
Pampers Cruisers
422 lbs - 37 lbs5
Pampers Cruisers
527 + lbs5
Pampers Cruisers
635 + lbs5

9. Pampers Easy-ups

Pampers Easy Ups Trainers is a pull-on training pants that let your little one know when they are wet by having a patented wet sensation liner inside, that will remind them it’s time to go potty. This is usually for kids 2-5 years.

Pampers Easy-ups Size Chart

TypeSizeWeight
(lbs)
How Many Diaper per day?
Pampers Easy-ups2T - 3T16 lbs - 34 lbs7
Pampers Easy-ups3T - 4T30 lbs - 40 lbs5
Pampers Easy-ups4T - 5T37 + lbs5

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How to Choose The Right Pampers Size

The easiest way to find the right nappy size for your baby is to base it on your child’s weight. You might also need to look at your baby’s body type to get an even more accurate fit. In general, slimmer and longer babies may need a smaller size diaper to fit them perfectly. Chubbier babies may need slightly bigger sizes.

Pampers diapers sizes are usually arranged by weight with sizes from size 0 to 7 with the exception of other styles whose sizes go up to size 8. Mostly, regardless of shape, your baby should be within the weight range for each diaper size.

Use the chart below. To determine your child’s diaper size in general.

Pampers General Size Chart

Pampers SizeBaby WeightAge
NewbornUp to 10 lbs (< 4.5 kg)first few weeks only
18 lbs -14 lbs (4-6 kg)2 - 4 months
212-18 lbs (5-8 kg)
4 - 7 months
316-28 lbs (7-13 kg)7 - 12 months
422 -37 lbs (9-17 kg)18 - 48 months
5>27 lbs (>12 kg)Older than 3 years
6> 35 lbs (>16 kg)Older than 4 years

Check Diaper Size Chart by Age | All Baby Diaper Sizes by Brand for other brands of diapers.

Remember: If the nappy is leaking, it doesn’t necessarily mean that your baby needs a smaller or bigger size, oftentimes, it just means that the baby needs a more absorbent diaper.

What is the + size range in Pampers diapers?

The + size range of Pampers diapers is created mainly as in between sizes for nappies. When your baby needs extra absorbency over a prolonged period of time like sleeping in daytime or nighttime but is not yet ready for the bigger size up, then there’s the option to use size 4+ or 5+.

Pampers diapers size 4+ in whatever style (Pampers Baby Dry and Pampers Baby Dry Nappy Pants) usually fit babies 20 lbs to 33 lbs.

The right diaper for your baby’s every stage of growth

Newborn:

according to Pampers, a diaper for newborns should be extra soft on the baby’s delicate skin, highly-absorbent, comfortable that it doesn’t rub on the baby’s umbilical cord stump and easy to put on and fasten.

Pampers recommend Pampers Premium Protection for newborns.

Growing babies:

Pampers said for growing babies, dryness and comfort are the main considerations. So in general, at this stage, Pampers Baby Dry which gives up to 12 hours dryness protection and Pampers Premium Protection are the usual go-to.

Wriggly babies:

For wiggly babies, the best recommended Pampers variant is the Baby Dry Nappy Pants and the Pampers Premium Protection Nappy Pants that offer both protection, while allowing your baby to freely walk, crawl and squirm. It can also be taken off in a snap to make it easier to change nappies despite your baby is active.

When to switch to another size?

There are many indicators to let you know that your baby is due for a diaper size up.

  • The tapes only reach the edges of the waistband instead of the middle area of the diaper.
  • You can’t fit two fingers under the waistband, which means the nappy is too tight.
  • Your baby shows signs of discomfort by frequently scratching the diaper or trying to remove the waistbands.
  • The diaper is not covering your baby’s backside completely.
  • Red marks or rashes are starting to develop on the thigh or tummy area which means the diaper is already too tight.
  • The diaper is starting to leak, although this could also happen if the diaper is too big.

FAQs

Which Pampers are best for toddlers?

The best Pampers diaper for toddlers is the Pampers Swaddlers that comes with newborn size (child weight up to 10lbs) until a size 5 for babies that weigh 27+ lbs.

The Pampers Swaddlers is highly recommended because of its good fit, low fragrance, good leak protection and does not cause rashes. This Pampers variant is soft and thick, doesn’t get a blowout when its full and doesn’t leak very easily.

What Size are Pampers Diapers?

The sizes of Pampers diapers are based on the baby’s weight and stage of development. Pampers diapers offer newborn sizes (child weight up to 10 lbs), size 1 (8-14 lbs), size 2 (12-18 lbs), size 3(16-28 lbs), size 4(22-37 lbs), and size 5(27 lbs).  Pampers also offers + sizes in some styles mainly as in between sizes for nappies.

Pampers diapers size 4+ usually fit babies 20 lbs to 33 lbs, while size 5+ will fit babies that weigh 27 lbs – 38 lbs.

What is the Best Pampers diaper for overnight?

The best Pampers diaper for overnight use based on Pampers recommendation is the Pampers Baby Dry, which features 3x absorbency layers and an embossed top layer to prevent leaks and wetness. Pampers Swaddlers overnight is also a good option as it provides all-night protection for up to 12 hours of dryness in all sides of the diaper to keep your baby comfortable while sleeping.