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31/5/19

Jackie

Can you use waterproof mattress protectors for bassinets and cots? From newborn age? I've been told that as they are not breathable, they are not safe for newborns.

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Posted a response on 5/6/19

Red Nose Australia

Hi Jackie,

Thank you for contacting Red Nose with your question

Red Nose has the following information about waterproof mattress protectors. It is important that it is NOT soft & padded, which may create a soft surface for baby to sleep on.

Always make sure that the waterproof mattress protector is strong and a tight fit.

Read more: https://rednose.org.au/article/what-is-a-safe-mattress

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