Multilayer 7 Absorbent Article
Patented recently is an absorbent feminine care article having a longitudinal direction, a lateral direction, first and second longitudinally opposed end portions, and an intermediate portion located between the end portions. The article is comprised of an absorbent body structure sandwiched between a cover and a baffle. In a particular aspect, the absorbent structure can include an intake layer and a shaping layer. In other aspects, the intake layer and shaping layer can have differently configured absorbent capacities, differently configured densities, differently configured basis weights and/or differently configured sizes which are selectively arranged to provide desired combinations of liquid intake rate, absorbent retention capacity, shape maintenance and aesthetics.