The Savvy Baby is perfect for growing infants! It includes an organic cotton and wool casing that is made from only the finest materials. The wool acts as a natural flame barrier, so Savvy Rest is able to follow federal fire regulations without using nasty chemicals. Inside the casing is a solid 5″ layer of firm Dunlop latex (natural foam rubber) so your baby has the support he or she needs. A soft mattress isn’t safe or comfortable for babies which is why Savvy Rest only uses the firmest latex. Safety is their number one priority, both in terms of construction and the actual materials used.
These organic mattresses are made without harmful chemical flame retardants. Instead, organic wool batting is used which acts as a natural flame barrier. Breathing in harsh chemicals can lead to all sorts of medical issues, from obesity to cancer. Chemicals in mattresses and furniture attach onto dust particles in your home like magnets. These toxins then float around your home completely undetected. Savvy Rest believe babies should enter this world on a happy and healthy note, which is why they offer a safe product for them to get some quality zzz’s on. Newborns, infants and toddlers should be getting anywhere from 11-17 hours of sleep per day. They’re spending a lot of time horizontal so their mattress needs to be safe.
Natural Sleep Remedies
There are many components that make up a good night’s sleep. While a comfortable, supportive mattress is important, there are other natural sleep remedies that can help your baby doze off. Here are some tips:
- Give your baby a massage. Gently massage your baby’s legs and feet. This can help soothe your baby, especially if he or she is a little anxious before bedtime. Mommy or Daddy’s touch is comforting and relaxing. You can also use natural baby lotion or even a bit of coconut oil. However, use the lotion or oil on a small area first to make sure that your baby is not allergic.
- Introduce soothing scents. Using soaps and lotions on your baby that have lavender, vanilla or chamomile can create a calming effect. Try a quiet, warm bath before bed.
- Less is more. The baby’s room should be free of clutter. Not only is clutter hazardous, but it creates a more stressful environment that isn’t very conducive for sleep. Try to make the space as relaxing as possible for both you and your baby.
- Keep the room cool. Try keeping the thermostat set between 65 and 70 degrees fahrenheit. Cooler temperatures promote a deeper and healthier sleep for everyone.