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All You Need To Know About Cot Mattresses

What to look for in a crib mattress

Posted by Roger Abrahams on

So you are going to buy a mattress for your crib do you know what to look for other than the size? Your baby will probably spend their first 2500 hours in the crib,  well worth scrutinising the features and benefits of the mattress you are about to purchase Lets examine the crib mattress (you are about to buy) on these basic points:-  Safety, Comfort, Support, Durability,  Waterproof Protection, Hygiene (how easy to keep clean) Breathability, Toxicity of Chemicals Used. Environmentally Friendly, Temperature Control. SafetyThe mattress should conform to the new safety standard BS EN1130 :201 this  covers only a...

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Cot Mattresses- The Difference Between Features and Benefits

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 The main difference is that a FEATURE does not pass the "SO WHAT" test, A BENEFIT directly solves the problem of a NEED. Buying benefits not features is something that can be used when buying any product but it is particular relevant when buying items like baby mattresses.. Also you want some criteria that your need will be satisfied. Here is an example You see a cot mattress advertised  High grade nursery foam very good for your baby  "That is a feature"  offers nothing Compare  it to:- This mattress has a weight of foam 50 /175 - average used in the nursery industry...

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Lets Compare Nightynite Baby Mattresses Against All Other

Posted by Roger Abrahams on

Well why many of us are self isolating lets take some time out and become a baby mattress expert.We have been designing baby mattresses for over 30 years, It is a passion with us. We believe all parents to be should know all the the pluses and minuses of all mattresses and not be hoodwinked into buying a product either by price or inflated descriptions The marketing blurb will always highlight the good points but does not mention all the negatives,  we will help you spot where there are more negatives than positives.  Soon you will be a baby mattress...

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Here is a simple guide to ensure you have the safest cot mattress

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Here is a simple guide to ensure you have the safest cot mattress whether it  made of foam and springs or natural with coir and lambswool  Here are the  main points to look for 1) Base  This needs to be firm and flat and supportive, comfortable, and durable. A  foam mattress supported by springs (pocket or bonnell) will have a foam layer which can only be 2 cm deep either side of the springs.N.B 2 cm foam top and bottom and 6 cm springs total 10 cm that is the British Standard. 2 cm is a thin layer and If this foam...

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Easychange Covers Now Available For Crib Mattresses Too

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We have extended the Easychange® cover system with zip-on toppers  to our crib mattresses range. Unique to the Cot Mattress Company The Easychange® has a base cover that is waterproof, on to this  protective base cover zips a  machine washable microfibre topper. You get two toppers with each crib mattress (one for the wash) Should any urine go through the sheet and on to the topper , just unzip the soiled topper and replace with the clean one. For ultimate hygiene you may need to wipe the waterproof base cover down with A Milton type bacterial cleaner in the unlikely...

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