Many parents are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of choosing organic and natural products for their families. With so many recent scares involving harsh chemicals, pesticides, preservatives, GMO's, and more, going green just makes sense.
In my home, we eat organic foods whenever possible, we use natural household products and cleaning supplies, we use organic personal care products, and we even buy organic clothing every chance we get. I also cloth-diaper my kids unless we're traveling or they're being left with sitters that aren't fluff-friendly. These green lifestyle choices give me peace of mind, since I know my children aren't being exposed to anything questionable that could potentially be harmful in any way.
While choosing organic when it comes to food, cleaners and clothing is becoming increasingly popular in our society, I bet you didn't know you can go green in the nursery, too! There is organic crib bedding available, and even organic crib mattresses. Yes, I said organic crib mattresses. How cool is that?! I wasn't even aware of these choices until I discovered Naturepedic.
Naturepedic is an amazing, eco-friendly company that offers greener choices when it comes to a good night's sleep. First thing I love about this company is that their products are made right here in the USA. In Chagrin Falls, OH, to be exact! Now I grew up right down the road from them in Cuyahoga Falls, so I have to show my hometown pride. Good things come from Ohio. You've got the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Step2 company, Cincinnati Chili, Cedar Point, and now a fabulous company like Naturepedic!
But other than being based in the much loved Buckeye state, Naturepedic is pretty darn amazing. I would go as far as saying they're revolutionizing the way parents look at a basic, baby necessity: The crib mattress. New babies spend 10-14 hours a day sleeping, if not more. So a crib mattress is something that is in constant contact with baby. It's something that we, as parents, often take for granted. We automatically assume our crib mattresses are safe. Well, unfortunately, this isn't always the case. Conventional mattresses can contain a whole host of questionable ingredients, from vinyl, PVC, to chemicals used as fire retardants. They can also contain known allergens, such as latex, wool, and other chemicals that can cause reactions in humans. So as far as babies are concerned, it's best to err on the side of caution and choose an organic crib mattress.
Naturepedic generously sent me their top selling 2 in 1 Ultra Crib Mattress for my review. The 2 in 1 Organic Cotton Ultra is highly versatile and will grow with you child for many years. The waterproof side is perfect for infants and training toddlers, while the quilted side provides a more luxurious "feel" for older children.
This mattress is literally the eco-friendly, Rolls Royce of crib mattresses. It has so many amazing features that put it a step above the rest, making it the perfect addition to any nursery. For one, this mattress grows with your child. It is 2 sided, offering a firmer, waterproof side for infants. With a simple flip of the mattress, you'll find a softer, plusher, quilted side that offers a luxurious sleep surface for toddlers. I have 2 toddlers that are a year apart in age, and I love the fact that I will get years of use out of my Naturepedic mattress due to this unique 2 in 1 feature. Why didn't someone think of this sooner?
Another thing I love about this mattress is the fact that it is carefully made from the highest quality, certified organic materials. Naturepedic uses fine organic cotton that is free of dyes, bleach, pesticides, and other chemicals. Even the filling of this mattress is hypoallergenic and totally safe. There are absolutely no high allergy materials like wool or latex, and even the fire retardants used in this mattress are free of chemicals and meet the very strict Federal and State requirements regarding flammability.
The 2 in 1 Ultra also fits perfectly into any crib or toddler bed and provides a comfortable, firm sleep surface for any child. It features a 252 coil innerspring system with heavy duty edges that adhere to CPSC and pediatrician recommendations. Because of the care and high standards Naturepedic stands by, you can always be sure that you're giving your baby the best possible start in life. This is a company whose prime commitment is to the safety of your children.
Take a look at this amazing mattress! I absolutely love all of its wonderful features, and I think you will, too!
Here is the softer, quilted side. Notice the attention to detail and expertly crafted design. I was blown away by the overall quality of construction and appearance of the 2 in 1 Ultra.
Here is a photo showing the mattress in Xander, my 1 year old's, crib. I removed all of his bedding to illustrate how well the Naturepedic 2 in 1 Ultra fits into the crib. There are no large gaps, and the fit is absolutely perfect.
Overall, I couldn't be happier with my Naturepedic experience. As an eco-conscious consumer, I love the fact that all of Naturepedics products are certified safe and organic, and are made from sustainable resources whenever possible. Not only does this help the environment by reducing our carbon footprint, it also helps my children by providing them a nursery that is free of harsh chemicals and allergens. My babies sleep on a pure, natural, untainted surface. This gives me peace of mind as a Mom. I truly believe that nature provides all we need, and the folks at Naturepedic have mastered the art of creating the most comfortable, natural sleep experience ever. Who says going green can't be luxurious and supremely comfortable? With Naturepedic, you get the best of both worlds. I am highly considering purchasing one of their adult sized mattresses for my husband and I. (Yes, they have options for the entire family!) Maybe it would help with my God-awful allergies!
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The awesome folks at Naturepedic are offering one lucky reader a 2 in 1 Ultra organic crib mattress of their own as a part of my Greener Sleep Prize Package! You can enter the giveaway HERE.
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***Disclosure: I received complimentary samples to facilitate my review. No other compensation has been provided, and all opinions are 100% honest and have not been influenced in any way.***
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