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Airing out a baby mattress?

has anyone heard of this? why would we have to do that? chemicals in it?

my sister just bought a baby mattress and was hoping to use it right away. she said though, that it recommends to be aired out from anywhere to 3 to 6 months!!!!

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CaliBlondeGirl

Asked by CaliBlondeGirl at 9:55 AM on Apr. 11, 2013 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Probably because it's has a plastic (probably PVC) cover.  Does it smell like a shower curtain? Then it should be aired out. She should also buy a really good thick mattress pad that goes on like a fitted sheet for it.

    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 10:01 AM on Apr. 11, 2013

  • Where did she buy the mattress? She may be able to air it out more quickly if she actually puts it outside.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 3:49 PM on Apr. 11, 2013

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