The biggest concern every parent has for their child is safety. From the very beginning, before they even enter this world, we are preparing things to make sure they are safe. The safest car seat. The sturdiest stroller. Baby monitors that make sure your little one is still breathing safely in their beds. Crib mattresses are also on this list, but many parents don't think about the actual material the mattress is made out of as being harmful. However, these days there is a rise in the need for an eco-friendly crib mattress as part of the "necessary gear" for parents.
Research continues to show that many mattresses, for both children and adults, are made with harmful chemicals. According to the Environmental Working Group, many mattresses are made with a polyurethane foam that can emit volatile organic compounds, or VOCs. These dangerous chemicals can cause respiratory irritation or other health problems. Mattresses can also contain flame retardant chemicals linked to cancer, hormone disruption and adverse effects on the immune system. Moreover, the covers used on top of mattresses to keep them clean are often made with PVC or vinyl that can damage developing reproductive systems.
An Eco-Friendly Crib Mattress as Your Next Baby Shower Gift
Trying to find the perfect baby shower gift for a friend or family member? A crib mattress is something that every parent needs but often ends up purchasing themselves. For those parents whose registry lists are filled with organic muslin blankets and organic cotton onesies-or even just those parents who want to make sure their baby is healthy and safe (i.e., all parents)- an eco-friendly crib mattress from Bundle of Dreams is the perfect gift.
Bundle of Dreams was created by two parents who found that safe and healthy crib mattresses were not available. Before their daughter was born, they created an eco-friendly crib mattress that is safe for a baby the moment they arrive into this world because it does not contain the harmful chemicals that many mattresses contain. Bundle of Dreams crib mattresses are created with the patented Bundle Fiber™ including:
- Material from recycled water bottles
- Contains no ozone depleters
- Does not contain PBDEs, TDCPP or TCEP (”Tris”) flame retardants
- Created without mercury, lead, and other heavy metals
- Contains no formaldehyde
- Has no phthalates
- Zero VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) emissions for indoor air quality (less than 0.5 parts per million)
- Made with Memory technology
Each Bundle of Dreams mattress also comes with a mattress cover that is just as safe as the mattress itself. Many commercial mattress covers, even the ones for crib mattresses, contain harmful chemicals like PVCs. But the Bundle of Dreams mattress cover is made with soft organic cotton and is 100 % breathable. It is also:
- Zippered for easy removal
- Machine washable
- Water repellent
- Has inverted seams for bed bug resistance
- Contains no PVC’s or phthalates
You can be confident that Bundle of Dreams is the perfect eco-friendly crib mattress. You can give a Bundle of Dreams mattress as a baby shower gift with confidence as they are certified by the USDA as organic, by the US Trade Commission for use of organic cotton, certified Greenguard Gold, and certified by the Global Organic Trade Standards.
And don't fret, as the child grows, parents can be confident that their child's sleep safety will not be compromised- Bundle of Dreams offers mattresses in crib, twin, and full size so that your child can sleep on a cloud of clean even as they grow older.
Ensuring that your child is safe is a parent's top priority. A child's sleep is something new parents (or new again parents) are always worried about, but the thing they are sleeping on isn't always the first thing on their minds. An eco-friendly crib mattress like the one from Bundle of Dreams ensures that the new bundle of joy entering their lives is kept safe and healthy while they dream away. Both the mattress and the mattress cover are made with eco-friendly, recycled and organic materials, and free from harmful chemicals. Whether you are the one creating the registry or the one purchasing something from it, a Bundle of Dreams crib mattress will be a hit at your next baby shower.