A lot of newfangled products make their way to me. Many of them are very high-concept and high-design, and I’m more of a back-to-basics gal. So when I first took a look at this crib mattress, it was so wildly different than anything I had ever seen before that I didn’t know what to make of it. I decided to give it a go, and I have to say, I think it is a great reimagining of the crib mattress that would make me feel more at ease putting a newborn down to bed.
The mattress consists of a sturdy solid maple frame (known as the “Passive Airflow base”, and two tubular bars, providing support for the Heaven Sent Breathable Crib Mattress sleep surface. These bars are attached to the frame at the short ends of the unit. These bars are attached with a hinge that contains integral springs allowing the frame bars to remain in the vertical position for easy removal and installation of the crib mattress sleep surface. Once the crib mattress frame bars have been lowered horizontally, they are locked into position by a spring loaded catch mechanism. On this frame you place the Heaven Sent Breathable Crib Mattress surface. When it is all assembled, it looks sort of like a comfy, taught sling upon which the baby sleeps. The sleep surface is an open weave fabric.
Here’s how the manufacturer describes it: The heart of the Heaven Sent Breathable Crib Mattress for babies is its Passive Airflow Design. This process is achieved by air passing through the decorative openings on the sides of the crib mattress frame then up and down through the “open weave” knitted spacer fabric channels of the crib mattress surface and away from the sleeping baby. In short, the infant lies on a breathable spacer fabric surface that is suspended over a bed of air. This revolutionary Passive Airflow Design decreases the possibility of a baby suffocating or being asphyxiated by accumulated toxic gases. The Passive Airflow Design helps to stabilize the baby’s core body temperature by eliminating the build up of body heat seen with traditional and organic crib mattresses. Studies indicate that a common factor in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is an elevated body temperature.
By design, the Heaven Sent Breathable Crib Mattress surface for babies can be “quickly and easily” removed for laundering. Because of the porous nature of the crib mattress sleep surface, any dispelled or spilled liquids will pass through the crib mattress surface material and pool on the collection tray located 5 inches below the crib mattress’ surface. The collection tray can be easily disinfected with mild soap and water.
By keeping liquids away from the baby, the baby will not only sleep more comfortably but also safer. The Heaven Sent Breathable Crib Mattress for babies significantly reduces the presence of harmful bacteria, dust mites and mold that are common in traditional crib mattresses. Studies have shown that elevated microorganism levels can be harmful to a newborn baby’s developing respiratory system and may lead to childhood and adult illnesses such as asthma and autism.
Heaven Sent Breathable Crib Mattress for babies address multiple concerns that expectant parents have with traditional crib mattresses:
• It allows baby to breathe right through the air permeable sleep surface and
reduces the possibility of rebreathing harmful levels of CO2
• Bacteria and dust mite build up in the baby’s mattress
• Direct pressure points of conventional crib mattress that have been linked to
flattening of the head
• Presence of boric acid and other chemicals used in traditional baby mattresses
to comply with government flammability requirements
• Possible overheating of baby
• Interruption in the baby’s sleep
• Inconvenience of changing a traditional crib sheet
So, guess what? We are giving away one Heaven Sent Breathable Crib Mattress from Secure Beginnings! Get the details on how to enter after the jump…
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