A child not only requires a proper rest at nighttime but also a relaxing nap during the day. It is one of the most essential for their growing bodies. It governs how they act, behave, emotionally and socially grow and learn. They need a comforting environment to relax in for the journey ahead. If he or she does not get that environment, then it not only takes a toll on their health but hinders them in progressing in every field.
Studies show that disruptive sleep patterns are associated with autism, ADHD and insomnia that have potentials of getting aggravated if not corrected. Now, many children suffer from these problems because of lack of sleep. Parents can play a part in avoiding this among many others is getting a comfortable mattress for them to sleep on. Till age 10 a child generally requires 11 to 12 hours of sleep, which is more for children under 6.
Therefore, they require a comfortable surface to sleep on that will not disrupt it. Many good mattresses are available nowadays with varying types and kinds, but it is preferable to choose that best fits the child and his needs. All children have different requirements and patterns of sleeping that need to be put into perspective when going to get a mattress. Many recognized companies deliver good quality mattresses for kids but there are those as well that do not. It is important to recognize such qualities and stay away from. Such varieties are:
Promotional mattresses and seasonal deals
The buyer needs to be aware of such deals because there is a catch with such types of mattresses. And it usually shows up in the form of cheap and low quality. The materials that the mattress is made of is are surely low quality and that is the sole reason they’re being sold off at such a price.
Mattresses that are too thin
Mattresses must consist of a firmness and density otherwise they do not conform to the contours of the body whereby not aligning according to the human spine. Therefore, the type of mattress chosen must be of a uniform density and firmness so that it supports the human spine and the rest of the body parts. It must be remembered that children have developing bodies and require those mattresses that support their growth spurts as well. Thin or less density mattresses do not cater to these developing stages in children
Temperature absorbing mattresses
While sleeping the body releases a lot of heat and for those mattresses which do not provide a release of the accumulated heat cause a lot of discomfort. This is especially true for little children because they already have a very fragile sleep and any small discomfort can hinder them from having a complete sleep.
Mattresses with no warranty
Such mattresses are sure to possess low qualities and for this very reason they do not come with warranties or come with a very small one. Buyers must be cautious of such types because buying one is usually a onetime investment and for those that spoil early can be hard on the budget.