Of course you want your family to have the very best in life, which extends to the kind of sleep they experience. On average, traditional factory assembled mattresses are created from inorganic flame retardant materials. These materials may cause harm to small children as time goes on. That is why choosing an organic bed for older kids and an organic crib for infants has become so popular amongst conscientious parents.
An organic bed is usually made out of organic cotton, all natural untreated wool, and natural latex, which are fire and dust mite resistant materials. If an organic bed has a label that states “Pure Grow Wool,” this is an indication that the wool used in making the organic bed was shorn from organically raised sheep who were treated humanely. The “Pure Grow Wool” label is a sign that the organic bed was made by people who share your ethics.
The organic cotton used to make the batting and wrapping materials for your organic bed is hypoallergenic, meaning that it is ideal for kids who are sensitive to chemicals in the environment, as well as for kids who are asthmatic. Natural cotton is a big part of what makes an organic bed so special, and comfortable to boot!
Natural latex used to make an organic bed is synthesized from rubber trees. This natural latex mattress material is significantly safer than petroleum based polyurethane used in typical mattresses. There is some evidence that petroleum based polyurethane may contribute to cancer later in life, as well as SIDS in infants.
Sometimes, organic mattresses are fashioned from a bamboo blended cotton fabric. There are other materials used to build an organic bed, as well. These include wool, horsehair, flax, and pine. A real organic bed will never have plastic outers or additives within it.
When you order an organic bed, you may be be able to get organic cotton sheets, blankets, pillows, and pillow cases from the same supplier. This will help to facilitate a wonderful, safe night sleep. Before your organic bed is even shipped out, it will be compressed and wrapped up in biodegradable plastic. So too is an organic bed often packed within a totally recyclable carton. From its building materials to its shipping materials, your organic bed is 100 percent natural. That is something that you, as a parent can feel great about.