No Polyurethane Foams
Many mattresses sold today contain polyurethane foams that release dangerous odors or Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) when exposed to the air.
Instead, we’ve chosen to use natural latex comfort layers in our Birch mattresses providing essential support and pressure relief without potential exposure to harmful off-gassing. The Birch Kids Natural Mattress even offers two separate firmness levels in our latex layers, with one side of the mattress giving a firmer feel for younger sleepers (ages 3-7) and the other side of the mattress giving a softer feel for older children (ages 8-12.)
Plus, our natural latex layers are extremely breathable, keeping your child cool and comfortable while they sleep.
No Dangerous Fire Retardants
In addition to the off-gassing caused by polyurethane foams, many mattresses use dangerous chemicals, and even fiberglass, to comply with federal fire regulations. But in the Birch Kids Natural Mattress, we’ve designed our 100% organic wool layer to serve as a fire retardant without the need for any dangerous chemicals.
The organic wool layer is quilted beneath the surface of the mattress to stifle potential flames and comply with federal fire safety standards, keeping your child safe and healthy.
No Chemical Adhesives
Glue might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of mattress materials. But many mattresses today require internal layers of glue to keep the components of the mattress together and function. And oftentimes, those adhesives can include chemical compounds to maintain a strong bond.
Inside the Birch Kids Natural Mattress, though, we use water-based adhesives to provide a durable bond between internal layers and keep your home free from exposure to any dangerous chemical compounds.