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what Is The Best Cot Mattress

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Which Is The Best Cot Mattress  All the information you need to choose the best cot mattress for your baby Size The current recommended EU Standard is that there should not be more than a 3 cm gap between the cot bars and the side of the mattress. This is to ensure that an arm or leg does not get trapped. NB for the last 30 years it was 4 cm then last year the EU reduced it to 3 cm!   Going back to when we were using Imperial the British Standard was then one inch all the way round (2.54...

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Should I Use A Cot Mattress Protector

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If you use a cot mattress protector it will not be fully breathable, it can't be of it would not protect the mattress.  A waterproof protector will increase the chances of your baby overheating as no air will get to your baby. If you have an Easychange® cot mattress the core of the mattress is protected fully by a separate waterproof machine washable wipe clean Safetex cover. Around the top of the Safetex cover is a perimeter zip that takes a Coolmax© and MaxiSpace topper. The  Coolmax© topper will wick away excess heat, the MaxiSpace backing will disperse it ....

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What To Consider When Buying A Baby Mattress

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Every day newborn babies sleep for an average of 16 hours and children of 3-5 years for an average of 11-13 hours. Babies and young children spend more than half of the first five years of life in a sleep environment. It is also the one place where they are most commonly left unattended for long periods of time. The decision you make when buying a baby mattress for your child is so important. will your mattress meet these minimum requirements Safe, Comfortable, Supportive, Easy to keep clean, Hygienic, Durable, Waterproof protection, Breathable, Complies To British Standards. You may have other...

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Natural Baby Mattresses Are They 100% Waterproof

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Natural Baby Mattresses  Are They 100% Waterproof Here is the Dilemma:- You want a natural mattress that means no foam or fibre, mattresses made from coir and lambswool or latex- easy enough.  Does natural mean to you - you  will accept springs to go with the coir?  Will you accept pocket springs as they are individually wrapped in polyester? Pocket springs are more comfortable than ordinary springs.  Another decision, baby comfort and development first? Waterproof ProtectionIn reality NO TOTALLY natural fabric is  100% WATERPROOF, There are fabrics that are 92% natural and waterproof - two layers of brushed cotton with a layer of...

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The Environment and Baby Mattresses

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The Environment and Baby Mattresses As the world changes with increased concern over the environment, recycling and landfill. There is now a move away from plastics, however if we have to use them, then we can use them in a more sustainable way. Here at The Cot Mattress Company we too are doing our bit to help reduce landfill by offering recycled or natural products or by increasing the life of baby mattresses so they can be as good as new for at least 5-7 years instead of 1-2 years. A Higher Quality Foam For many years the marketing advice has been ...

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