How can we make a healthier sleeping environment? I posted in the past about mattresses and the common toxic materials they contain. I mentioned that IKEA carries some natural alternatives, and we have recently purchased one for my toddler daughter in preparation for her big-girl bed.
With my daughter growing up much more quickly that I imagined, I have started some investigation into what will be her “big girl bed”. What I have discovered is extremely disturbing! There are tons of toxins in mattresses and boxsprings that off-gas into the air – and we breathe it all in while we’re sleeping….