What makes disposable diapers absorbent?

Answer An average child will go through around 3500 diapers in his lifetime. Disposable diapers were invented around the time of World War II and since then, have grown in popularity due to their relative... Read More »

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What company makes luvs disposable diapers?

The Luvs brand of disposable diapers is manufactured by the multinational corporation, Procter and Gamble. This corporation is responsible for the creation of many household items used daily in hom... Read More »

What are disposable diapers made of?

Disposable diapers are made of an outer shell that includes a polyethylene layer to prevent leaks. The absorbent pad is made out of sodium polyacrylate and cellulose. The tape is made out of fasten... Read More »

What is the average cost of disposable diapers?

As of June 2010, the average cost of disposable diapers is about 26 cents per diaper, based on prices in the San Francisco Bay area. A baby goes through about 6,000 diapers from birth to 2 years of... Read More »

What year were disposable diapers invented?

Marion Donovan invented the disposable diaper in 1946. After years of work perfecting hers, she introduced the disposable diaper at Saks, New York, in 1949. She then received a patent in 1951, but ... Read More »