Selecting the right mattress for your child is extremely important. Thatís why we bring you several options in childrenís mattresses. Some experts say you should change a mattress every seven to ten years. Even though the weight of a child wonít wear out a mattress as quickly as an adult would, with spills, illnesses and accidents, a childís mattress may need to be changed more frequently, on occasion. A good mattress for a child is important to allow the child to sleep more deeply, which is necessary for their health, memory and attention span. You should consider health issues when selecting a mattress, such as allergies and comfort levels as well.
At one time, most people thought that firm mattresses were best for all people, including children, but that line of thought has been dispelled by newer research that shows the body requires contoured sleeping surfaces for the spine, meaning a soft mattress is often best for a child, providing a good nightís sleep in any position