Choosing the right bed and natural mattress is extremely important for a quality sleep and proper development of your child. Sleep is not a waste of time, but a fundamental process of renewal and refreshment of the body and the spirit.
A human spends a third of his life in bed and therefore it is important the bed and the mattress be comfortable and fitted to the body. So, when you choose a mattress for your child, you need to pay special attention to a few things.
A quality mattress is crucial for a quality sleep and healthy spine of your child. Today, as science and technology evolve, mattresses are brought to perfection because experts from all profiles are included in their manufacturing. However, this does not mean every bed is good for you. For proper development of a small child, you need soft mattress of natural latex, supporting the child's spine.
What should you pay attention to when choosing an appropriate bed? The bed should provide proper development of the spine. Nowadays, they have a full wooden base. Yet, the most important element of the bed is the mattress. On the market, you can find different models of mattresses, such as latex, spring and memory foam mattresses. The ideal mattress should be 20cm longer than the sleeper's height. The height of the bed is measured like this: sit on the bed and set your feet properly; your knees should be bent at an angle of 90 degrees.
About the mattresses for babies, you should know that there should be no empty space between the edge of the crib and the mattress itself. The mattress should neither be too hard, nor too soft. Otherwise, mattresses for babies are usually much thinner than those for adults because the baby is lightweight. As the child grows and develops, the mattress needs to be changed.
Paediatricians recommend taking a new mattress for your baby, not inherited. The reason for this is the fact the mattress does not have moisture or any bacteria. If you still take a used mattress, be aware each mattress can be used for 8 to 10 years.
In recent years, the most demanding mattresses are natural latex layered. They are anti-allergic and permanently elastic, letting the air to go out. If you or your child is prone to allergies, such mattresses are created for you.