Description of the mattress Cocoon Baby
Loving and caring parents of a newborn baby are bought many products designed to facilitate the processes of feeding, carrying and falling asleep baby. One of the innovative products for newborns are Cocoona Baby products (CocoonaBaby) of the French company Red Castle. Products designed to meet the climatic features and includes models for all seasons. These are anatomic mattresses for beds, carrying, sheets and envelopes for walks.
Who needs a mattress "Cocoon Baby"
This is a mattress for children of the first months of life, in the form resembling a cocoon. Especially its acquisition is recommended for babies with low weight (up to 3 kilograms) or premature babies.
The mattress was originally developed by leading experts in the field of pediatrics and neonatology (the science of the first days of life of newborns), taking into account the features of the physiology and anatomy of low-weight and premature babies. Later it was proved that the use of "Cocoon Baby" and in newborns with normal weight helps to avoid many neurological diseases. After all, the correct development of the baby is possible only when creating certain conditions for this. And newborn babies with low weight and especially premature babies need a condition close to the intrauterine one.
The mattress "Cocoon Baby" for a newborn is made in a special way. The child’s body is enveloped on all sides, repeating its shape, creating sensations close to the pressure of the walls of the uterus while the baby is inside the womb. In this case, the feet of the baby are in a slightly bent position, above the head. The chin is pressed to the body, which does not prevent the child to turn his head and look around. This is the position most correct and physiological for newborns. A baby on a Baby Cocoon mattress (photo) in a cot can be around the clock.
Cocoon mattresses are safe for the baby and comfortable for the mother during feeding. Mom can take out the child directly on the mattress and carry it to the parent’s bed or keep it on her lap. This creates an extra height and does not have to put a hand under the baby while breastfeeding.
10 reasons for cocoon mattress
- Provides a newborn baby with a sense of comfort and safety as close as possible to the intrauterine.
- Due to the correct position of the child’s body on the back, it prevents the development of stagnation of the circulatory system.
- Convenient moms when feeding a baby.
- Reduces and prevents the number of regurgitation of the baby.
- Prevents intestinal colic in children during the first months of life.
- Contributes to the proper formation of the spinal column of the child.
- It prevents the increase in muscle tone.
- Relieves the baby from anxiety.
- Contributes to the proper formation of the child's skull, thanks to a special roller at the head of the mattress.
- Promotes the rapid development of visual-motor skills.
Security measures when using Cocoonababy products
The product "Cocoon Baby" can be used not only for sleeping baby, but also for carrying it over short distances. It should be remembered that the maximum time spent crumbs during transport in a cocoon should not exceed 1.5 hours. This is explained by the fact that the spine of a child is not fully strengthened and formed before the year is up. Prolonged vibration and movement can adversely affect the ligaments of the spinal bones of the newborn. The problems that may arise are microtraumas and deformations. That is why it is also not recommended to use spring mattresses for babies.
Moms about the mattress "Cocoon Baby" reviews write only positive. And also recommend using the product for bathing a child, but always under strict control.
How to choose
Before you buy a product, you should familiarize yourself with all options mattresses, cocoons. There are 3 varieties, differing only in size.
No. 1 is a mattress for premature babies. Often it is with its use that the child adapts to the environment while still in the hospital.
No. 2 - “Cocoon Baby” for children with low weight (up to 2.7 kg). Such weight can often be observed in babies born before the appointed time, or in multiple pregnancies.
No. 3 - designed for children up to 4 months. At this age, children begin to roll over onto their side or belly, and the need for a cocoon mattress disappears by itself. This mattress size is usually purchased also for children born on time and with a weight of 3-5 kg. For fixing the child on the mattress in the correct position a special belt is provided. Some sources claim that it is possible to use a cocoon for up to 6 months, even when the baby’s feet extend beyond it.
The length, width and height of the different numbers of mattress-cocoon correspond to the average statistical parameters of height and weight of a child of one or another age. By its composition, the mattress consists of 100% synthetic filler - polyurethane. The material does not lose its shape. The first layer is softer, and it is the “receiver”. The inner layer is basic, more elastic. Polyurethane does not cause allergies, and also does not contribute to the accumulation of dust mite allergens. All mattresses are completed with a snow-white cotton sheet-pillowcase. In addition, you can purchase replaceable. Weight without packaging - up to 1 kg.
The mattress “Cocoon Baby”, which won the love, received only positive feedback from parents and neonatologists all over the world. The fact that some maternity wards and medical centers of EU countries have been equipped with such mattresses for a dozen years speaks in his favor.