Huggies Little Movers Active Baby Diapers

Last updated date: September 12, 2019

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Huggies Little Movers Active Baby Diapers

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Overall Take

Designed with a contoured shape, Huggies Little Movers Active Baby Diapers allow babies to practice crawling and walking in comfort. The double grip strips also allow for a snug fit during play, preventing leakage while still giving your baby the freedom to move around. As an added bonus, there's a handy wetness indicator that changes color when it's time for a new diaper. In our analysis of 147 expert reviews, the Huggies Huggies Little Movers Active Baby Diapers placed 6th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
9 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
15,893 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
The firm grip of the adjustable tabs makes these stands out as the ideal solution for babies on the go.
- BestReviews
While mobility is a key selling point for this diaper, it’s still very secure and won’t fall off even the highest-energy baby. Plus, this diaper contains a wetness indicator that changes from yellow to blue, along with technology to trap waste centrally, preventing leaks and blowouts.
- Today's Parent
April 1, 2018 | Full review
The double grip strips featured on Huggies Little Movers Diapers helps to protect against leaks by securing the diaper in two places. This also makes the diaper more flexible for a wriggly baby.
March 5, 2019 | Full review
They additionally have a leak lock design with a long-lasting core that wicks away moisture and lock wetness for nearly 12 hours.They have a perfect snug fit that is truly designed for movement. Besides, the double grip strips gives baby a comfortable fit for free movement.
- AmaPerfect
Excellent absorption speed when fluid was gradually poured on a flat spot of the diaper
- Good Housekeeping
October 22, 2015 | Full review
These diapers are specifically designed for babies on the move that are learning to crawl or have already started crawling. Their shape is designed to hold leaks in place along with a snug waistband that will prevent the diaper from slipping off.
- Net Parents
The Little Movers Diapers from Huggies will help keep your little one comfortable and dry throughout the day when they are moving about the house and keeping you chasing after them long after they have used the diaper.
- My Babies Planet
The fit was absolutely perfect. He loved the colorful characters on his new diaper, and it was really awesome to see that Huggies Little Movers diapers feature a SnugFit waistband for all an around stretchy fit and have an enhanced soft pad. It conformed to his body without feeling tight or constricting.
- It's A Mother Thing
June 5, 2014 | Full review
As you can see the diaper fits snug, but is still loose and comfy for my daughter to move around and play. I am so glad to have been able to try out these Huggies Little Mover’s! They have made me go back to Huggies diapers. 🙂
- I Love My Kids Blog
What experts didn't like
Some customer noticed a chemical odor in the diapers, and a few felt that they were not soft enough.
- BestReviews
Certain reviews have claimed that these aren’t necessarily eco-friendly or biodegradable which means that it could be a problem if that is a concern for you.
- Net Parents

From The Manufacturer

Give your baby our best fit ever with HUGGIES Little Movers Diapers. Designed for active babies, these diapers feature the HUGGIES Moving Baby System, with a contoured shape and Double Grip Strips that hold the diaper in place during active play. HUGGIES Little Movers Diapers provide a comfy fit that is designed to move with baby. Inside, the DryTouch Liner absorbs wetness on contact, while the absorbent Leak Lock System provides up to 12 hours of protection. On the outside, the cover features a Wetness Indicator that changes from yellow to blue when wet, so you know when your baby is ready for a change. Plus, each diaper features adorable Disney Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse designs you will love. HUGGIES Little Movers Diapers come in size 3 (16-28 lb.), size 4 (22-37 lb.), size 5 (>27 lb.) and size 6 (>35 lb.). From first hug to first step, keep HUGGIES Little Movers Diapers on hand as your baby explores the world. *vs. leading brand absorbent pad, when wet.

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An Overview On Diapers

When it comes to disposable diapers, parents will appreciate their many benefits. Not only does this type of diaper reduce leakage, and thus the required amount of weekly laundry, but it’s also extremely convenient. Since there are several different varieties of disposable diapers on the market, there are a few things you’ll want to consider before choosing a brand.

Start by examining how well the diaper absorbs liquid. Huggies Snug & Dry feature four layers of protection to absorb wetness on contact. In addition, their special leak lock system keeps babies dry for as long as 12 hours.

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“Obviously the No. 1 question that must be asked when buying diapers is: Does it leak?” Kate Desmond, a safe-sleep expert who’s also a mom of two, says. “If the answer is a resounding no, then you can start to ask follow up questions. Is the diaper soft? Does it smell OK? Does the diaper smell OK when it is full? How long can I go between diaper changes especially in the middle of the night without the diaper leaking and my baby waking?”

Desmond notes that every diaper brand will leak on occasion, as all parents know. If you find your baby’s diapers are leaking consistently, it may be time to try the next size up or switch brands entirely.

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You also want to make sure that the diaper is soft on skin and has a comfortable fit. Remember, your baby is going to be wearing diapers for long periods of time once they start sleeping through the night. Luvs Ultra Leakguards Disposable Baby Diapers are made with refastenable tabs that are bigger than traditional diapers. This allows for a better fit, which will leave your little one feeling cozier.

“Shockingly, not all diapers are created equal for all babies,” Desmond says. “Depending on the size and shape of your baby’s backside, you may find one brand satisfies your little one’s needs more so than another.”

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Verify that the diapers are free of parabens, chlorine and bleach. You don’t want any of those chemicals, which can cause irritation, rubbing up against your baby’s skin day and night. If your baby has sensitive skin, look for the word “hypoallergenic” on the product packaging.

Look to see if the disposable diapers have a way to let you know when you’re infant has wet the diaper. For example, Pampers Swaddlers Diapers has a wetness indicator that shows you it’s time for a change. The indicator strip will turn colors when moisture enters the diaper, which eliminates the need for you to physically open the diaper to check for wetness.

“I also look for a diaper that is going to keep my baby feeling dry,” Desmond says. “Does the diaper have the technology to lock moisture away from my baby’s skin? A quality diaper will still feel relatively dry even when it’s full.”

You’ll also want to verify that the company making the disposable diapers cares about its customers. Mama Bear Diapers does just that by offering users a satisfaction guarantee with the ability to request a refund within a year of purchasing their diapers (should you find they don’t meet your expectations).

DWYM Fun Fact

Before disposable diapers were invented, parents around the globe used a variety of methods to keep their babies clean. Chinese mothers carried their infants in bags of sand, which absorbed the urine, while Russian moms used bags filled with moss that could be replaced when soiled. In America, babies wore diapers made of cloth.

Today, disposable diapers are much more common than cloth. It is believed that the shortage of cotton during World War II led to the need for disposable diapers. With the average baby using 10 diapers per day, it’s no wonder why the majority of parents have stuck with disposable diapers since they were first invented.

The Diaper Buying Guide

  • Check to see if the company selling the diapers has a rewards program. These programs provide you with points for every product you purchase, and since most babies use diapers for at least two years, that’s a lot of possible points on the table. The points can then be exchanged for gifts or coupons for discounted products.
  • Diapers can quickly stink up a house, so it’s a good idea to purchase a diaper garbage pail and set it next to your baby’s changing table. Most diaper pails work by having you place the soiled diaper in the bag, and then twisting the bag to seal in the odor after. Once the pail is full, you simply replace the specially designed bag and start over.
  • Consider purchasing a few square or rectangular bins to keep under or next to your changing table. Use the bins to store diapers, wipes, baby powder and diaper cream so that they are within arms reach. They make plain bins as well as decorative bins, and most styles are sold at affordable prices.
  • Once your baby grows out of a size, you’ll need to decide what to do with the diapers you didn’t use. If you only have a few, you can give them to your child for pretend play. When whole packs remain, consider donating them to your local pregnancy or family planning center.
  • When comparing disposable diaper prices, you need to look at both the diaper size and the number of diapers in each pack. No matter what, you’ll be able to find a diaper that fits your budget and your needs.