A good night sleep is a necessity, especially for babies and young children, at this key stage of their development. Choosing the best cot is not enough a mattress, which offers comfort and resilience, can provide healthy, properly supported sleep. Nowadays there are plenty of baby mattresses with so many options on the market that this abundance can make your head get really spinning. Usually if you buy a new baby cot for your nursery it typically goes with a mattress. But there are some situations when you are to choose the mattress by yourself. In this case you have to know much about this kind of beddings to make the right choice.
The main things you should know
In spite of the fact that all baby mattresses are designed and crafted with your comfort in mind. There are still three basic principles to be guided while getting a mattress for your little one: first it should be new, otherwise non-observance of this denies the two following principals. Secondly the mattress should fit snugly the baby cot and there should be no gaps in order not to allow the wiggling baby get trapped between. To choose such a mattress do not rely on your good eye you should know exactly the size of the baby cot.
Third important criterion is that it should be firm enough to give the needed and adequate support to the baby, because the firmness of the mattresses influences deeply the baby’s back and neck development.
Foam mattresses are considered to be the cheapest but it does not mean that this type of a mattress is not good for your baby. As they are made of high density foam and some of them even meet the highest safety standards these mattresses can provide your baby the necessary comfort and support. Having different degrees of ventilation, they encourage lots of air to circulate and allow any moisture in the mattress to disperse. Fibre mattresses are very comfortable and resilient. They are usually filled with the natural fibres from the coconut which are bound together with natural latex and then layered between foam. Moreover they are self-ventilating and breathable. However this style of mattress can be not the best choice for children with allergies or asthma symptoms in spite of the fact that they are considered to be hypoallergenic.
The spring mattress is the most durable of all types of mattresses. It is very much alike your own sprung mattress and is made from coil springs which provide posture, support and durability. Such type of mattresses is also fully breathable because it offers excellent air flow that is very good to reduce the risk of overheating.
Pocket Sprung mattress can give your baby maximum support, the springs work independently of each other, this important quality prevent indentations and increases comfort as each spring responds individually to your child’s sleeping position. That type is considered to be perfect to get a good night’s sleep.