I can remember how excited I was when I first discovered Aldi diapers and wipes. I bought a pack of each to give them a try and was instantly hooked.
I have three children and have been through a ridiculous amount of baby products. My youngest has finally gotten out of diapers and into nighttime training pants, and my middle child has crossed the landmark of no training pants at night.
As you can tell, I know baby products and have been down there with you in the trenches, and that is why when the full line of Aldi Little Journey baby products were released, I had to take note and check the quality and prices.
What’s With Aldi Little Journey Products
I have been shopping at Aldi in some capacity for more than 15 years, and they have been carrying diapers size 3-5, baby wash, and wipes for a long time. What the Little Journey product line does is expand into all forms of typical grocery related baby products.
Now you can get diapers from size 1-6, wipes, formula, infant/toddler snacks, baby wash, and even training pants all in one convenient section of Aldi. As with almost everything at Aldi, the prices are GREAT!!!
Pricing on Aldi Baby Products
A website dedicated to helping you with your finances HAS to have a section on how much this stuff costs. This is where the fun starts.
Aldi Diapers and Training Pants
As a person who has been obsessed with finding the best prices on diapers for the last eleven-plus years, I can tell you that the prices are the best you will find without using coupons stacked with sale prices.
Even with coupons stacked with sale prices you will find it difficult to beat the Aldi price on diapers. The standard plastic-wrapped jumbo pack of diapers is $3.99. The more cost-effective boxes of diapers are $10.99. Yes, that is ridiculously cheap.
I wouldn’t recommend something I haven’t tried, so we bought a pack of the Little Journey diapers, and they are excellent. My wife is pleased with them, and we think they compare very favorably with Huggies brand diapers.
Now let me be clear; my children are huge. My two year old was in the 94th percentile for weight and 80th percentile for height, so their chunky legs make it easier to form a seal with the diapers.
Since all my kids are built this way until they hit age three, if you have a less girthy child, please share in the comments your experience so we can all know how these work on different baby body types.
My middle child just got to where she doesn’t need training pants at night, so we are done with that stage but the price is right for Little Journey training pants. It is only $6.29 for a pack of training pants.
That is better than any other standard price you can find and better than what you get with coupons. You can beat that price with a coupon/sale/money back kind of deal, but if you want to avoid the hassle, that is a VERY competitive price for training pants.
Aldi Little Journey Formula and Baby Food
As a father, I am fiercely pro-breastfeeding. My stance has little to do with nutrition and mostly to do with making me useless, especially in the middle of the night, in the activity of feeding our children.
My wife mostly breastfed our children, but used formula when needed for both our girls. That stuff is ridiculously expensive, so if you are able to breastfeed, it will save you a ton of money, and it burns about 500 calories a day, helping you get back in those awesome jeans you love.
Formula is probably the biggest win for parents in the Aldi Little Journey products. The 33 oz. generic that competes with Enfamil Gentlease powder is only $14.49.
If you do not know the prices, that is about 33% off what you pay for the Wal-Mart Brand and 67% off what you would pay for the Enfamil brand. The same goes for the Similac Sensitive formula pricing.
While formula was a great deal, I didn’t find the baby food to be that special on pricing. You can do just as well with baby food that is on sale and there are almost always coupons. It does make your life simpler to go pick stuff up at a great low price, and no worries of coupons.
Aldi Little Journey Toddler Snacks
I decided to make this a separate category because they had a great selection of snacks for your toddlers. The prices are VERY competitive and beat Wal-Mart’s Parent’s Choice brand up and down the aisle.
The yogurt bites and puffs are about 10% off what you get on Wal-Mart brand, and the squeezable fruit comes in just below Wal-Mart generic pricing.
On any of these snack categories, the Little Journey products make Gerber look like they are ripping you off. Overall you will save money with the new Aldi brand on their toddler snacking options.
Aldi Baby Wipes
I have been a big fan of the Aldi baby wipes for a long time. They don’t have too much scent to them, and they are a strong wipe without being harsh. We use them both for bottom cleanups and for wiping mouths with no complaints.
There are 72 wipes in a pack, and the three-pack bundle totals $4.65. The price puts Aldi right in the mix as one of the least expensive baby wipes but having better quality than the cheapest variety.
Summary Review of Aldi Little Journey Products
I can honestly say that when I saw the baby product section at Aldi, I had not been that excited since the introduction of the Target RedCard or when I first discovered ready to cook mail-order meals.
I am a big Aldi fan and, their prices are the primary reason that I have turned into an Aldiphile. What makes almost as big of an appeal to me is that they only have one type of each product on the shelves.
So when I pop in to get a pack of diapers, because my little angel had something that upset her stomach, I walk to the baby area, find the one type of diapers in her size, I pick them up, pay for them and walk out.
There is no price comparison and spending brainpower figuring out which brand with which coupon gets the best deal. Aldi ahs only one brand and one price on everything in the store. It might be the perfect shopping experience for anyone who hates grocery shopping.