Diapers of some sort have been worn since the beginning of time. Modern day diaper wearers consist of disposable or reusable products. Cloth diapers are usually comprised of several layers of fabric and can be washed for reuse multiple times, while disposable diapers are made of absorbent chemicals and are thrown away after every use. There is growing concern of the use of disposable diapers due to the ecological impact. There are other issues with the growing controversial issue of disposable versus reusable ranging from convenience, health, and cost vs the effect on the environment. To date disposable diapers are still the most popular and most commonly used. Diaper sites have a wide variety of both disposable and reusable diapers and other incontinence products. Plastic pants are sometimes worn over the diapers to prevent leaks.
Huggies diapers are not only worn by children and babies, but by all ages that have incontinence problems. Some adults with incontinence problems have light incontinence and can use pads to control their incontinence while other adults will need to wear the full diaper made with padding that controls moderate to heavy and overnight incontinence. Thanks to the modern day variety of diapers and padding, adults with incontinence are able to live full lives without the embarrassment of leakage in their clothing while in public or in the privacy of the home.