Non-Toxic Crib Mattresses: Does Organic Always Mean Safer?

Naturepedic No Compromise Organic Cotton Classic 252 Crib MattressParents making the choice between organic and non-organic crib choices should understand the difference between the two types of crib mattresses.

Comparing the components that have been used to manufacture the crib mattress, treat the crib mattress and complete the design of the crib mattress will allow the parent to realize that natural and organic crib mattresses are made from organic materials, without the traditional chemical laden materials and treatments that are used to create traditional crib mattresses.

Do these organic and non toxic crib options mean that it’s a safer choice for the child sleeping in the crib?

Comparing the two types of crib mattresses and the ingredients used in each will often allow the parent to understand the potential danger of the traditional crib mattresses. Many of the components that are used in the traditional crib mattresses can contain potentially harmful toxins, especially to the sensitive immune system of a newborn child. These toxins may cause disruptions in hormones, potential carcinogens and general unwell feeling of the child.

Though these implications can occur from a traditional crib mattress, it is in all likelihood that the child is not going to be affected by choosing a traditional crib mattress.

sealy naturalis organic crib mattressThough the organic crib mattress may create peace of mind in the parent, it’s important to remember that the choice of a traditional crib mattress with research to choose the right brand is not a bad parenting choice – it is simply that, a parenting choice.

When it comes to choosing a crib however, there are many types and styles of crib mattresses that can be chosen from. Organic crib mattresses and traditional crib mattresses are both available in styles and sizes and styles that will suit many cribs.

Considering the benefits of each type of mattress can help the parent to make the decision of which crib is right for their needs. Though not all parents must have the latest organic and natural crib and bedding, and opt for traditional mattresses – it’s important to realize that every parent has the choice for their child and to respect that choice.