Can I Be Allergic to Latex Mattresses?

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What You Should Know About Latex Mattresses The answer is… Latex Mattress and Latex allergies are misrepresented and are typically related to “Non-Processed” or “UnWashed” latex rubber. Examples are Latex gloves, catheters, and latex that has not been washed or had the proteins removed prior to construction of the latex mattresses. There are also rogue […]

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What’s the Difference Between Talalay Latex and Memory Foam?

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Both Talalay latex and Memory Foam with memory Foam more well known due to its relative marketed as the premium mattress materials, but they are very different. Talalay latex is a rubber. Memory Foam is a foam, which doesn’t provide both support and pressure relief. Talalay latex rubber is a natural material derived from the rubber […]

Children and Sleep: Overview

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Children need sleep, but they often fight bedtime. Parents are exhausted, worried, and confused. What are normal sleep habits for newborns, infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-age children, and teens? What is keeping their children awake at night? What is the best way to teach healthy sleep habits? With nearly 70% of children under 10 years of […]

Flame Retardants: Friends or Foes?

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Written by BRITTANY MOLLIS Once upon a time, furniture and textiles were made using natural materials. Couches, mattresses, rugs, curtains—they all consisted of materials found in nature. “When you walked into a house back then, almost everything was natural,” says Barry Cik, environmental engineer and co-founder of Naturepedic. “But now? Nothing is natural.” What changed? Where […]