I use stage 5 in girls nappies and stage 3 in boys nappies and both have a terrible smell as soon as you pull the nappy out of the box. Newborn and stage 2 didn't have the smell though??? I have been using Huggies for 6 yrs and it's hasn't always been like this. It's also annoying when the side tags rip off before you have even used the nappy (which doesn't happen all the time) but my issue is with the disgusting smell.
These nappies smell so bad
I can't stand the smell of these nappies. The smell is so strong and visitors to the house notice it. I will never purchase these nappies again. I will however, buy the Huggies Ultimates which doesn't smell at all and I have been very happy with that product.
Brought this huggies ultra dry nappy box from pak n save the smell is so disgusting, seriously I dont know what you people have put in it but you need to do something about it. Very disappointed HUGGIES we are putting these on our babies you should test them yourself before selling it to customers ! It really does not deserve a star at all but I have no choice but to one.
Huggies nappies for boys ultra dry absolutely stink of chemical
Purchased from coles December 2019 new light blue packaging. Very bad smell of something chemical am very reluctant to put them on my baby. Will be contacting huggies for an explanation
Huggies funny smell
I have noticed Huggies 6-11kg boys
Have funny smell.
I rang huggies after I opened box and noticed it.
The box is different from previous packaging is lighter colour.
They are sending me prepaid envelope to send few in so they can check.
The lady had said they have changed them.
Im not putting my son in them.
Terrible chemical smell mickey mouse huggies nappies.
Interested to see others have also smelt the terrible chemical smell. While we haven't had any burns from them I wonder how healthy they are if they smell like that? I've always bought huggies since my first son was born in 2013. Never had a problem before. ???
Huggies limited edition nappies
The huggies limited edition nappies are absoult terrible. They are ruff like sandpaper. My son has got nappy rash from them. I have been using huggies since 2016. They should just stick to the original nappy rather than inventing a cheap nappy. Even the $25 nappy pants in the box is terrible. The old blue box and ultra dry nappy pants are still the softest nappy around. Get rid of these other poor quality products Huggies. If I want a cheap nappy I would of brought a cheap nappy brand. Keep the standards high!!
Used to be the best, now the worst
Used huggies since the day my baby was born then they changed the design. Nappies seem like cheap quality with cheap materials. Never had leaks and then 3-4 leaks a day. Then a red rash appeared after never having nappy rash. Stop using straight away after researching other parents stories
Purchased in March 2019.
Baby with chemical burns from nappies
My son wore the new micky mouse branded huggies nappy for 3 hours
They appeard thinner and flimsey before i put it on him and it felt less soft that the old winnie the pooh ones.
3 hours after putting the nappy on him he had large red blisters where the nappy was sitting
New design = dangerous and horrible quality
The new design, Minnie Mouse, dumbo etc are horrible quality. They are thin and flimsy, explode, horrible absorbency, and dangerous. They caused my baby a rash/burn that bad she had no skin left on her bottom, and my toddler a horrible rash. They also let off a horrid urine stench after very minimal usage. Disgusted with this new product.
Avoid Mickey branded Huggies nappies
Since the recent change to "Mickey" branded nappies the previously very reliable Huggies are much much worse. Besides the leakage and rough feel, I have had 4 nappies explode overnight, coating the inside of my son's sleepsack with crystals. This is outright dangerous, a child could eat them! Huggies private and public response has not been acceptable to the situation.
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You have changed
I swore by Huggies nappies for the first 10 months of my babies life! Recently, after causing nappy rash, constantly riding up his bottom and stinking of wee after about 15 minutes of wear, I realised they have changed more than just the "outer layer". Huggies won't admit they have changed anything else and even if they change back I will never purchase from such a horrible, lying company again. Thank you Huggies for forcing me to search for a new nappy brand, Baby love is fantastic and saves me so much money!
Huggies ultimate for newborns
Terrible, I used them for my sons first week and a half & had so many wet beds, The wetness indicator also did not work. I then changed to Baby Love newborn nappies and they are fantastic - the wetness indicator works great & no wet beds! Huggies 2/10 - Baby Love 10/10
New ultimate Huggies size 2 terrible
I have been using Huggies ultimate since my son was born 4 1/2 months ago. They were fantastic up until they changed their design. The Winnie the Pooh ones had a lovely soft outer cover and were not bulky around the private area. The new Dumbo ultimate size 2 design is definitely not as soft, is bulky in the private area and have had many occasions where it has leaked wee after being on for 5 mins! The wee seems to leak out at the top at the back of the nappy on the right side leaving his side and back wet. The indicator line is not as clear an...d reliable also. The fit just doesn't seem right and is not soaking up the wee leaving the skin wet. It's disappointing Huggies has changed these nappies as I now have to look for something more suitable. It makes me want to go searching for all the Winnie the poo nappies and stocking up. I called Huggies and they are going to look into it. I am going to send them some samples of the Dumbo nappies I have. Please Huggies go back to Winnie the Pooh, they are MUCH better!
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I just looked online because my new box of Huggies absolutely stinks like chemicals. The smell has leached through the whole house. I have never noticed this with these nappies before. I dont even want to put them on my 18month old. I think I will need to look for an alternate nappy from now on. Its made me really concerned that something that smells that much of chemicals, is sitting on my babies skin.
I experienced the exact same situation. My husband keeps asking me what the horrible smell is. It is horrible. I did not have this issue with Huggies Ultimates. I don't want these nappies in my house and especially not on my 4 month old.
Well needless to say I have just spent the last hour researching non toxic nappies, and even considering going to cloth now, even though my Lo is 18months old! I honestly cant bare the thought of putting her in those nappies again, even though Ive been using the for 1.5years. If they smell that highly of chemicals, god knows what its doing on her skin.
Good luck with your bubs!
A wondering about the warning circulating on Facebook that these nappies leak chemicals and causes burning to the baby requiring hospital treatment?
It can happen to any brand of nappy. It has happened and shops have had recalls on them but it does not happen often. Just a bad batch
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