Cost of Pampers to go up according to Procter & Gamble

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CHICAGO – APRIL 27: Procter & Gamble-brand Pampers diapers sit in a shopping cart in a grocery store April 27, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. The price of diapers is set to rise this summer as manufacturers pass on higher production costs including such unique diaper materials as adhesives and super absorbents. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty […]

(NBC News) – Young families can expect an important item to get more costly in the coming months.

The price of Pampers and other household products are going up.

Procter and Gamble, the parent company of Pampers, says to expect an average increase of about 4-percent. The exact price difference will depend on the retailer as well as the size and type of diaper.

The company cites increased costs of materials used to make diapers as well as transportation costs.

Consumers will start seeing the new prices for Pampers between October and December.

Also expect to see a 5-percent price hike for Bounty Paper Towels, Charmin Toilet Paper and Puffs Tissue.

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