News Release

Pampers(R) Welcomes 300 Millionth American With Lifetime Supply of Diapers, and Donation to March of Dimes

Tuesday, October 17, 2006 8:08 am EDT

Dateline:

CINCINNATI

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NYSE:
PG
"At Pampers we are inspired by babies, and are dedicated to their care and well-being"

Pampers(R) welcomes the 300 millionth American, born today at 7:46 a.m., and is celebrating this historic birth by offering the baby's family a lifetime supply of Pampers diapers and wipes. In honor of this special baby, and to celebrate the births and healthy development of babies everywhere, Pampers will also commemorate this event with a $10,000 donation to the March of Dimes, a national organization whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, and premature birth.

"At Pampers we are inspired by babies, and are dedicated to their care and well-being," said Kirk Perry, North America Vice President and General Manager, Pampers Baby & Toddler Care, and father of four. "What better inspiration and cause for celebration is there than the birth of the nation's 300 millionth baby?"

For more than 45 years, Pampers has been helping to improve life for babies, toddlers, and the parents who care for them.

About Pampers(R)

Pampers is a trademark of Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) and the company's largest global brand and is the world's top-selling diaper brand. Our business is inspired by babies and toddlers, created by Pampers. For more information on Pampers and the Pampers Parenting Institute, visit www.pampers.com.

About Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG)

Three billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers(R), Tide(R), Ariel(R), Always(R), Whisper(R), Pantene(R), Mach3(R), Bounty(R), Dawn(R), Pringles(R), Folgers(R), Charmin(R), Downy(R), Lenor(R), Iams(R), Crest(R), Oral-B(R), Actonel(R), Duracell(R), Olay(R), Head & Shoulders(R), Wella, Gillette(R), and Braun. The P&G community consists of over 135,000 employees working in over 80 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.

Contact:

Procter & Gamble Baby Care
Lisa Hulse Jester, +1-513-945-0748
jester.lh@pg.com
or
PainePR for Pampers
or Danielle Cormier, +1-212-613-4920
Mobile +1-914-441-7896