Babies spend up to 2/3 of their first year asleep. Imagine how important that time is for growing, resting, and overall health. Well, wouldn't you want to know that this time was spent in a healthy safe environment? The way to do this is with an organic crib mattress, made of all natural products.
Most crib mattresses are made with all sorts of synthetic materials, have added chemicals, plastics, toxic glues, and harmful fire retardents. All of these can cause health problems and we are still learning about all of the ways these can be causing harm. There is some proof that everything from eczema and allergies to cancers can be linked to the toxic makeup of mattresses. Worse yet, there is actually some proof that the offgassing from these mattresses could be the cause of SIDS.
Babies are so precious and deserve to be cared for in the most responsible and safe way we know how. Organic crib mattresses can be more expensive than other mattresses, but the cost outweighs the risks. Plus, if you are planning on having multiple kids, you can justify the cost (and they have a great resale value). Mattresses continue to offgas for many years. And, any leaks, spit up, or other moisture that sits in your basic (non organic) mattress will grow bacteria, mold, and mildew that your children will breathe in as they sleep. Organic Mattresses do not offgas and do not allow for the growth of bacteria, mold, and mildew with the use of wool.
Lastly, it is right to point out the importance of your peace of mind as a parent. We all want to feel like we are doing what is best for our children. One of the best decisions you can make for your new baby is to give them a safe and healthy sleeping environment. A crib mattress is a necessity and this decision should be taken very seriously when sorting through all of the baby must have's.
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