Choosing the best adult diapers can be confusing as there are so many features. When buying adult diapers, there are many questions people have. What size? Are there diapers for men and women? Any special features? What’s the difference between diapers, briefs, pull-ups, boosters and more.
More questions, than answers.
Before we can get into which diapers are the best, it’s would be good to have a foundational understanding of incontinence products in general. The more you know about the different types, their respective capabilities, and sizing, the easier it is to make an informed decision.
There are basically three types:
- Pull Ups
- Adult briefs
- Reuseable diapers
These are like your normal underwear. You slide your legs in and “pull them up”. Easy. They offer great comfort, are discreet, and most importantly – protection. Pull-ups however offer mild protection. This is for when you are on the go and need that help and confidence. Great for people who are still somewhat independent.
These are diapers with tabs where you open the up from the sides and. They are also called adult diapers or adult diapers with tabs. They come in various sizes and are generally for more heavy duty use. A lot of the adult diapers can be used for overnight protection. The range from mild to heavy and super absorbency for the best protection. These are generally used when the person is bedridden or for long periods of immobility
These are made out of cloth and offer various levels of absorbency – but none as much as Adult Briefs. These reusable diapers can be safely washed and dried along with the rest of your laundry.. This is great for people with sensitive skin and very light urinary incontinence.
So what are some of the best adult diapers available?
In the adult diaper market there are a few big players like Tranquility, Attends, Depend, McKesson, and such.