See Huggies' new tiny diapers made for premature babies
- Author: Joanne Flowers Feb 12, 2017,
Feb 12, 2017, 4:12
The diapers, officially titled "Huggies Little Snugglers Nano Preemie Diapers", fit newborns weighing less than two pounds. She added that less material at the waist and thinner fasteners used were effective in providing a good fit while also protecting the babies' fragile skin. "The soft, smooth liner and gentle leg gathers offer leakage protection without irritating fragile, underdeveloped skin". 1, and are specially created to protect the babies' delicate skin. Pampers' smaller diapers target babies with weight as little as 1 pound.
Huggies says that they want to make sure all babies have diapers, and thus despite the small demand for this product, they think it is a worthwhile addition to the market. "In our experience, we found Huggies Little Snugglers Nano Preemie Diapers conformed to the baby's bottom without gapping or limiting leg movement". They did everything as fast as they could, going from brand's research and skin science to manufacturing.
The World Health Organization reports that a staggering 15 million babies are born too soon every year. This new Huggies diaper is a reflection of the company's ongoing commitment to delivering innovative solutions to help out in the NICU.
Huggies Little Snugglers Diapers.
Eleonora Daireaux, Vice President, Huggies North America, said: "We're passionate about helping all babies thrive, especially the smallest and most fragile". But only 1.5 percent of infants in the United States are born weighing less than 3 pounds and 4 ounces, according to the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. The rate of preterm births decreased from 2007 to 2014, and then it had a slight increase between 2014 and 2015.
'Knowing every second counts for these babies, the team acted quickly to bring Huggies Little Snugglers Nano Preemie Diapers from concept to launch in hospitals in just six months'.
The brand adds that each and every diaper goes through a rigorous inspection process, which includes a 40-point hand inspection, and are "individually folded and hand-packed with care for these vulnerable babies". After extensive research and interviews, Huggies produced the diapers, which feature specially-sized fasteners as well as a narrow, absorbent pad, comfortable for baby despite his/her position. The new diaper is part of No Baby Unhugged, Huggies promise to ensure babies get the hugs they need to thrive.