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Co-Sleeping: Make Sure Your Mattress Is Organic

Recent medical studies indicate that mothers and their children benefit from co-sleeping. Such proximity allows for regular breastfeeding and other nurturing actions. Regular breastfeeding reduces the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). However, sharing a bed with a baby also exposes the baby to toxins typically contained in adult mattresses. If you want the advantages of co-sleeping, consider switching to a non-toxic mattress. Typical adult mattresses contain toxic gases that are not safe for babies. The mattresses are often constructed with a variety of petroleum-based chemicals, toxic foams, and synthetic fabrics. Repeated exposure to the low levels of these…

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