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    Default Anyone else see something wrong with this?

    So I'm quite surprised, I bought a cot 2n hand and when I got it, I noticed the mattress still had the original plastic cover on it and not used, so I queried it with seller and asked if it had ever been used.

    I was then told she used it with the plastic wrapping on it and just put a fitted sheet over it..

    Wouldn't that be really dangerous for suffocation??


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    Unless the child takes off the mattress cover and undoes the plastic cover?

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    Its a huge SIDS risk and my mattress had a sticker on it to remind you to take it off. Face down suffocation I imagine. Even proper 'safe' waterproof mattress protectors are now breatheable and made from wicking material instead of plastic or rubber backed.

    But lucky you for getting what's pretty much a brand new mattress!

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    I would definitely not be leaving the plastic on, also wouldn't that be uncomfortable to sleep on even with a sheet over?

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    Yeah that's what I thought! SIDS! I would never use it with the plastic on, ever! Was so surprised.

    Her reason to me was that she knew she was going to sell it afterwards...




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    No that's definitely not safe, I'm pretty sure it specifically says it in the revised SIDS guidelines

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    What a tight a$$.

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    Sounds like her child is fine and you got a brand new mattress! Everybody's a winner! I'd take the plastic cover off if I was you, though.

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    That's terrible. I was thinking its cos she wanted an inbuilt waterproof cover in case the baby wet through the bed!!


 

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