Babydunlopillo Safer Sleep Cot Bed Mattress review
Our tests indicate this mattress poses a potential suffocation risk if a young baby turns onto his or her front and is not able to turn back the other way.This mattress also failed the shrinkage test. The cover shrank after two washes, which creates a possible injury risk as the contracted mattress could lead to an unsafe gap between the mattress and the cot where your child could get trapped.
Both tests are part of the latest British safety standard (EN 16890:2017). This cot mattress does not claim to adhere to this voluntary standard.
Further readingCot mattress safety.
Test scoreShow Context
- Very hard
- Latex foam
Dunlopillo is a well-known mattress brand that has branched out into cot and cot bed mattresses under the moniker Baby Dunlopillo. Its cot mattresses are made from latex which Dunlopillo claims moulds to your child's body shape to provide excellent, long-lasting support for growing spines. But we've given this cot mattress a Don't Buy warning after the sample we tested failed two key safety tests. Read the full safety alert with this review for more information.
- Pros and cons
- What is it?
- How well does it support your baby?
- How durable is it?
- Is there anything I should know?
- Should I buy it?
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