Most modern day mattresses have additives in the manufacturing process which include synthetics, polyethylene, and/or conventional cotton which can pose a threat to long term health. Understanding the harmful chemicals and additives in a standard mattress can be pretty overwhelming – but chemical off-gassing can be detrimental to your health considering you are breathing in toxins every time you sleep.
The Sleep Happy Blog
With over 30 years’ experience in all sorts of beds and mattresses (no, we haven’t always been “latex mattresses only”), we’d love to share our expertise on how to make sure you get the best night’s sleep.
Getting ready to create a nurturing and safe sleeping arrangement is a very exciting (and also a bit daunting) step for parents and carers across the globe. Sleep is crucial for infants and toddlers. They do most of their development while sleeping, in fact, infants sleep an astonishing 12-14 hours each day. It is therefore crucial that where they sleep is safe, supportive and comfortable.
Durability is a very important factor to consider when shopping for a mattress but is very commonly overlooked by other factors such as comfort and price. Latex mattresses are known to be one of the most long lasting materials on the market with an average lifespan of 20+ years and provides exceptional comfort throughout its whole lifetime.