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    I was using the one my brother gave me with the cot. 6yrs old after his 2 kids. At 13m I got my son a toddler bed and a new cot mattress for that and it's a lot more comfy. It's got latex.
    I will def get bub 2 a new mattress but have also got him an amby hammock so I'll hold off getting the mattress straight away

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    Yes wouldn't even consider not getting a new one

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mum2b87 View Post
    Yes wouldn't even consider not getting a new one
    @Mum2b87 may I ask why?

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    Nope, DS1 and DS2 used the same mattress, DS3 had a new one because the previous one had been used for 4 years before he came along.

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    The cot came from my friend and I got a new mattress. But not between my 2 girls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GM01 View Post
    @Mum2b87 may I ask why?
    Because it's a SIDS reccomendation. They're not dear, I'd rather be safe than sorry

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mum2b87 View Post
    Because it's a SIDS reccomendation. They're not dear, I'd rather be safe than sorry
    I thought you must have thought that (or something along those lines) to be so adamant, but sorry to tell you, it's not one of their recommendations...

    Straight from the SIDS website:

    There is no evidence to show that there is an increased risk of SIDS for babies who sleep on a second hand mattress providing that baby:
    · Sleeps on the back
    · Sleeps on a flat, firm, clean, well fitting mattress that is in good condition
    · Sleeps with no bedding covering the face or head
    · Is not exposed to tobacco toxins before birth or after

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    Glad so many of you have done so and/or will do. DD1's mattress is in perfect condition so I didn't want to buy another one

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    @GM01 you beat me to it! Second hand mattresses are not SIDS risks.

    On the other hand I did have to toss my bassinet mattress this week as it's got a bit of mould on it.

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    I got mine from my sister, she only had 1 baby on it with mattress protector on it

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