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Memory foam mattress for children ?

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Mum1369 Mon 10-Mar-14 21:00:19

Anyone have any up to date info on safety?
I've just bought toppers for 6 & 8 yr olds and didn't think of any issues...until I googled!
Are they safe ?? Is there any research to say otherwise?

Dinosaursareextinct Mon 10-Mar-14 21:02:47

There's stuff on the web which suggests they're not safe. I'd get standard foam mattresses instead.

intheround Mon 10-Mar-14 21:04:00

Mine get really hot in bed. Ds1 has a summer duvet all year round so it's not something I would use.

Mum1369 Mon 10-Mar-14 21:07:55

Oh bum, I already bought them! Didn't enter my stupid head
Is there any evidence to suggest toxicity?

Dinosaursareextinct Mon 10-Mar-14 23:28:21

There's loads of stuff on this on the web. Unless you're a scientist and fancy sifting through it, just ditch the mattress toppers - big deal (take to tip don't sell on, obvs).

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