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Top 5 Eco-Friendly and Organic Crib Mattresses for Baby

November 11, 2013

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Choosing a mattress for your baby’s crib is an important decision since your little one will be laying to rest on this each night as well as every nap time. Therefore, selecting a mattress that is as a natural as possible and made with organic materials is the most ideal choice for your baby’s health. Below are a few options for crib mattresses that are eco-friendly and/or organic. Additionally, be sure to see my Top 4 Affordable and Eco-Friendly Crib choices.

1.  Lifekind Certified Organic Natural Rubber Crib Mattress ($595)


A Lifekind crib mattress is one of the purest organic baby mattresses available. Created with extreme attention to detail, it carries a 20-year limited warranty and meets the GREENGUARD® product emission standard for children. This mattress is made with an extra-firm, certified organic, natural rubber latex core and certified organic cotton and certified organic pure wool quilted cover (wool is used as a natural flame retardant and is naturally water-resistant).

Additional Details
*Meets the GREENGUARD product emission standard for children. This mattress is also GOLS certified which ensures that all materials and the manufacturing processes adheres to strict and specific global organic standards
*No chemical flame retardants / naturally hypoallergenic
*Handmade in the USA
*This metal-free natural rubber organic baby mattress is designed to meet the criteria of a safe crib mattress. The dimensions of the mattress (28″ x 52″ x 5″) meet the specifications of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
*Lifekind manufactures their organic baby mattress in the only third-party-certified organic mattress EcoFactory™ in North America. They do not make any chemical products in their plant and no chemically-based products comes through their door. Therefore, there is no chance that the mattress can become contaminated.

2. Greenbuds Primrose Deluxe 2-in-1 Crib Mattress ($399)

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Greenbuds Primrose Deluxe Organic 2-in-1 Crib Mattress is designed with baby’s health, safety, and comfort in mind. The inner mattress core consists of 3″ of the purest, all natural coconut coir, providing a very firm support layer for infants, while another 1″ layer of all natural latex acts as a firm, yet more conforming sleep surface for your active toddler. The latex and coconut coir are encased in an organic cotton cover quilted with 100% pure organic wool, which is removable, washable, and interchangeable. The wool acts as a natural water barrier, and fire block, which are only some of its natural advantages.

Additional Details
*Organic wool cover wicks away excess moisture, keeping the sleeping environment clean and healthy. Wool also helps regulate temperature and contributes to improved circulation.
*Pure unbleached, undyed 100% organic cotton and 100% organic wool are used, containing no toxins or off-gassing.
*Bed Bug and Dust Mite Repellant (coconut coir contains properties that are a natural deterrent to bed bugs and dust mites)
*Washable cover is a great protection against permanent spills and soils, and prevents excess moisture, dust, etc.
*Hypo-allergenic and free of vinyl, PVC’s, phthalates, or any other potentially harmful substances, creating a toxin free environment

3. Nook Sleep Systems Pebble Pure Crib Mattress ($395)

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The Pebble Pure Mattress features a certified organic coconut core layered with 1” of natural latex foam. The dual‐sided design ensures a firm, breathable sleep space for infants and toddlers while the superior softness of the eucalyptus wrap providing comfort and convenience. In addition to the breathable mattress design optimizing airflow throughout the mattress, it’s eucalyptus surface fibers wick away moisture and regulate temperature.

Additional Details
*Cover Materials: Eucalyptus, Organic Cotton, Zinc, Polyester, Easy‐Close Nylon Zipper
*Core Materials: Organic Coconut, Latex foam
*Macine washable cover
*28”W x 53”L x 4”H

4. Pure Rest Apollo 260 Coil Crib Mattress ($350)


The Pure Rest Apollo baby mattress is made with 260 coils of U.S. steel to hold strong and not allow the mattress to sag in the middle from body impressions. Over the coils is a layer of fully quilted organic cotton batting for total stability. This is then covered with organically processed and certified (by Oregon Tilth) wool, which is quilted between two layers of organic cotton to keep it breathable. There are no chemical treatments in the process of the materials or the mattress itself. Mattress is naturally flame retardant by use of wool.

Additional Details
* Dimensions: 27.5 x 51.5 x 6

5. Savvy Baby Crib Mattress ($489)


Pure, safe, and supportive for growing infants, the Savvy Baby is made of a single, solid 5” layer of firm natural Dunlop latex, in the Savvy Rest Organic casing.

Additional Details
*Quilted top and bottom
*Place on slatted or rigid surface
*Sized for standard cribs: 27.5″ x 52″
*Total height: 6”

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1 Comment

  • Reply M. February 15, 2017 at 3:42 pm

    Some folks (such as myself) are allergic to both latex/rubber and coconut. Any suggestions for health-conscious folks with these allergies? :-)

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