Published June 1, 2010
An absorbent article recently received a patent. The article prevents a discharged matter from leaking out, and also prevents a wearer's sensation of wearing a sanitary napkin from worsening is provided. The absorbent article of the present invention includes a liquid-permeable surface sheet, a liquid-permeable back sheet, an absorbent body disposed between the surface sheet and the back sheet, and an intermediate portion disposed between the surface sheet and the absorbent body. The absorbent part four includes an absorbent body center portion and an absorbent body posterior portion continuously formed on a posterior side in the longitudinal direction D of the absorbent body center portion. The intermediate portion includes a first intermediate sheet disposed between the surface sheet and the absorbent body center portion and a second intermediate sheet disposed between the surface sheet and at least the absorbent body posterior portion. The liquid-transport property of the second intermediate sheet is different from that of the first intermediate sheet.