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24/10/2013 at 15:13
in my group of friends we have a small tradtion.
when my best friend first fell pregnant with her son who is now 11, we all chipped in and bought an amazing moses basket and crib. the tradition is now every time one of us has a baby we use it and give it back.
i know its been used 4 times in the past 11 years, and i bet money that noone has ever replaced the mattress?
am i right in thinking i should ? or is it not needed?
24/10/2013 at 15:25
I would. Plus I'm sure SIDS guidelines advise that it should be changed everytime in case there is mould living in the mattress.
24/10/2013 at 15:30
brilliant thank you !
24/10/2013 at 15:31
I would definately change the mattress
24/10/2013 at 15:49
I'd definitely change too. Even if it's just another sibling you're meant to change under sids x
24/10/2013 at 19:39
SIDS guidelines suggest changing mattresses for every child. I wouldn't use a mattress second hand.
24/10/2013 at 19:46
I would be rather surprised if no one has changed it, but then that is irrelevant because even if it has been replaced every time then you should buy a new one anyway in accordance with SIDS guidelines.
I can really recommend www.babymattressesonline.co.uk for cheap decent quality mattresses.
24/10/2013 at 21:18
Yes change it! I bought a new mattress for M as SIDS guidelines recommend it.
24/10/2013 at 21:21
I change mattresses everytime. Moses/pram etc are v cheap!
24/10/2013 at 21:29
What a lovely tradition. I second the babymattressonline recommendation.
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