Frequently Asked Questions

Adhesives are used to keep material layers in position and ensuring the contents stay inside. The adhesives are tucked away from the skin. These adhesives have been thoroughly tested and evaluated for safety and efficacy on the skin.

Choosing the right nappy is the key. The individuals age, what they consume (eat, drinks and medication) and how much they move around.

Babies: If the child is close to the end of the weight range on the weight chart, the child might need the next size. Even babies within the weight range can outgrow the absorbency before they outgrow the fit. And for leaks at night, try the next size up for overnight use only.

Bowel movement leakage is a very difficult situation. Stool is not totally liquid, like urine. Stool is not absorbed into the padding as urine does. The correct size nappy used should help keep the user dry.

Babies: if the baby consistently has this experience, it might be time to move into the next size diaper for added absorbency and protection. Babies can outgrow the absorbency and protection level of a diaper before they outgrow the fit. Things to consider include: Baby’s age, Eating and drinking habits, Mobility, Stool consistency and Baby’s built (for example, a slim child might fit into Size 3 but need the added protection of Size 4)

Choose a size that does not sag or gap, even as the user moves. This will help prevent leaks

There are a lot of factors that determine how many of each size diaper your baby will need. Each baby’s weight, shape, size, and growth rate are unique. You’d be the best judge according to your baby’s needs.

Incontinence is the lack of being able to control urine or bowel movements.

Drink enough liquid. You need to keep enough fluid in your system to keep it running smoothly. Have enough fiber in your diet to keep your bowels in good working order.

Reducing fluid intake can lead to dehydration, constipation and irritation of the bladder. Certain types of fluids (which irritate the bladder) should be avoided eg: alcohol and caffeine.

When choosing the correct incontinence products, consider the following:

Sizing and Fit: Make sure you have the right size product. Start with taking the measurement of the largest part of your body between the waist and hip. Fitting that measurement will give you a good place to start. Remember, when fitting products, that leg openings should be snug fitting with no gaps. If using a tape style product, tapes should land half way between the belly button and the hips.

Style and absorption capacity required: Make sure that you are wearing the correct product style and absorbency level to meet your needs.