How Many Diapers Will I Need For Newborn Twins?

by Lynda
(Sulphur, La USA)

I'm stocking up on Diapers and was wondering.. anyone that already had your twins if you could tell me how many newborn diapers to stock up on? Also Stage 1 diapers.

Any information will be helpful.

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Jan 22, 2016
Diaper Calculator
by: Stephen Bell

Hi Lynda,

By now, your twins are six-year-olds, but I'll write this in the hopes that it helps someone else.

Our twins were big (9+ lb and 6+ lb). We only spent about two weeks in newborn diapers before we moved up to size 1. If you're like us, you'll go through the small sizes pretty fast, then you'll spend a very long time in size 4 or so.

If anyone is looking for a more exact estimate of how many diapers you'll go through and what sizes, you may find this useful: (free, no registration)

It uses the CDC growth charts to estimate how quickly your baby will grow, and the diaper companies' charts to determine what weight your baby will be in different sizes.

Stephen Bell
Oklahoma City, OK

Dec 18, 2009
by: Anonymous

I really under estimated the amount of diapers I would need. My twins were born at 34 weeks (seven weeks ago) and when we came home from the NICU (after 2 weeks) we went through 3 cases of Premiee diapers (80 per case) in less than 3 weeks, and we are now in Newborn diapers and over this last 2 weeks we've gone through over 2 cases... my suggestion- you can never have too many (they can always be swapped for the next size up) and NEVER let a coupon go to waste!

Aug 04, 2009
It's been a while but...
by: Anonymous

First of all, Congrats!! My twins are 14 months, so it's been a while, but if I remember correctly, I think I only used newborn diapers for a month or two. Then a lot of size one's!! You can probably figure about 10-12 diapers a day per child. Just be sure not to open them all and if they grow out of them before you use them, just take them back. I know Walmart is really good about taking them back. Not sure about anywhere else. Good Luck!!

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