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Japan With Kids - Forums: Shopping in Japan: Disposable diapers
By Lea Katrina Lombos on Thursday, October 13, 2005 - 5:16 pm:

i am a 29 year old Filipina mom of 2 boys. i will be going to japan next year to visit my husband who is working there now (Yokohama). so i am trying to prepare myself of scenarios for when we go there. my 4 year old son is potty trained already but my 2 year old is still quite dependent on his nappies. i would like to find out the relative cost of diapers there and the different brands just so i'll have an idea and know how to budget. i would appreciate any help you could give me. thanks soooo much!


By Andrew J. Hazelton on Saturday, October 15, 2005 - 2:23 pm:

Pampers are available in Japan, also Japanese brands Moonies and some other brands as well. Japanese brands for 12-17 kg baby are about 1000 yen for 36 diapers (actually pull-up pants). Pampers are about 1200 yen for the same. Smaller sizes are the same price, but more diapers (40-50). You can buy diapers at many drugstores and variety stores. We found Japanese brands to be fine after moving from the US.

By Lea Katrina Lombos on Saturday, October 15, 2005 - 10:20 pm:

thanks so much for the info! really appreciate it! =)


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