5 Best Swim Nappies In 2022

For this post, I have put together a collection of the best swim nappies currently available. For more buying guides, see my list of essentials for a new baby.

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Best Swim Nappies
Best Swim Nappies

Taking your baby or toddler swimming is fun and will help build their confidence in the water.

To save on any accidents whilst splashing around it is essential for them to wear a swim nappy.

How We Selected

We’ve handpicked the best reusable and disposable swim nappies which will help avoid any messy situations or the embarrassment of your child having an accident in the water.

All of our picks have been given the seal of approval from parents. They have excellent buyers reviews and 4-5/5 star ratings.

Also see our guides to the best beach toys, baby sunglasses and best baby wetsuits.

Let’s get going!

Best Reusable Swim Nappies

A reusable swim nappy looks like a normal pair of swimming shorts or forms part of a swimming costume and can be worn multiple times. Great for taking on holiday.

Splash About Baby Kid’s New Improved Happy Nappy

  • Multi award-winning neoprene swim nappy for preventing solid leaks into the pool.
  • Reliable and available in lots of bright deigns.
  • Can be worn alone, or with a nappy wrap and liners for easier cleaning and changing.
  • Pros: Quick-drying and comfortable and available from newborn to 36 months.
  • Cons: They come up quite tight in size.
  • Consumer Score: Great reviews with 82% of buyers giving it 5 stars out of 5.

Pop-in Swim Nappy

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  • This nappy is made of a soft, flexible material with a stain resistant outer layer and fleece lining for extra warmth in the water.
  • Pros: The nappy has a seal-to-skin binding at the legs and waist to keep accidents contained.
  • Cons: They come up quite tight in size.
  • Consumer Score: Good reviews with 69% of buyers giving it 5 stars out of 5.

Splash About Children’s Jammers (For Older Kids)

  • Some older kids may require swim nappies for various reasons, so these swim shorts are designed to fit children up to the age of 9 and if a faecal accident happens, it won’t leak into the pool.
  • Pros: They look just like swimming shorts and can be worn on their own or worn with other swimwear.
  • Cons: Only for older kids.
  • Consumer Score: Excellent reviews with 80% of buyers giving it 5 stars out of 5.

Best Disposable Swim Nappies

A disposable swim nappy looks like a regular nappy and is worn once and then thrown away. Great for swimming lessons. Can also be worn underneath a reusable nappy for double protection.

Huggies Little Swimmers

  • Made of absorbent material which doesn’t swell like a normal nappy or fall apart in the water.
  • Pros: With special leak guards and easy open and close sides for a quick change, Disney characters on the nappies make them look like swimwear.
  • Cons: Not as environmentally friendly as reusable options.
  • Consumer Score: Very good reviews with 79% of buyers giving it 5 stars out of 5.

Pampers Splasher Swim Pants

  • Made of absorbent material which doesn’t swell like a normal nappy or fall apart in the water.
  • Pros: With special double leg cuffs to protect against leaks and easy tear away sides for a quick change.
  • Cons: Not as environmentally friendly as reusable options.
  • Consumer Score: Great reviews with 76% of buyers giving it 5 stars out of 5.

What To Consider When Buying Swim Nappies

Before you buy a swim nappy make sure you check the sizing and weight of your baby.

Also consider how easy it will be to put the nappy on and take it off. Ones that can be opened out rather than pulled down like pants may be easier to change.

Check the nappy fits your child snuggly as you don’t want any leaks in the pool.

FAQ’s Swim Nappies

What is the difference between a disposable and reusable swim nappy?

A disposable swim nappy looks like a regular nappy and can only be worn once, then chucked away.

A reusable swim nappy looks more like swimming shorts and can be worn over and over again.

Can I take my baby swimming in just a swim nappy?

A swim nappy is essential if you are taking your baby in a swimming pool.

Do you put a regular nappy under swim nappy?

No, regular nappies can become heavy and bulky if worn in a swimming pool.

However, a disposable swim nappy can be worn under a reusable swim nappy for extra protection.

Swim Nappy Sale & Today’s Bestsellers

Final Thoughts

My overall top pick is the

as not only does it have thousands of excellent buyers reviews, it is reusable and therefore kinder to the environment.

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Thanks,

Nicola

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Beach Buyer Guides & Best Buys

Bambino Mio Swim Nappy (Currently unavailable)

  • These cotton lined swim nappies are soft and gentle on babies skin.
  • With waist and leg cuffs which help contain any leaks so there is no need to use additional nappy.
  • They are also machine washable so great to re-use again and again.