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We've launched a revolution-airy crib mattress pad on KickStarter! By adding a cushion of freely circulating air, this innovative crib mattress pad provides a universal solution for safety and comfort in any crib.
Statistics show that more babies die in their cribs in their first year than anywhere else and that suffocation is the leading cause of non-injury related deaths amongst babies. For safety reasons, AAP guidelines recommend that parents always place their babies to sleep on their backs. However, a recent Harvard study warns safe-sleep guidelines have done nothing to reduce infant deaths in 25 years. In fact, the rate of babies dying from suffocation has increased since safe-sleep recommendations were published in 1992.
Lead author of the Harvard study, Prof. Joel Bass, chair of the Newton-Wellesley Hospital department of pediatrics in Massachusetts, said: “There actually has been a dramatic and unexpected increase in deaths attributed to suffocation and asphyxiation in both newborns and infants up to one year old, and these deaths are potentially preventable.”
Newton Baby’s primary mission is to provide safer, better sleep for all babies and believes that many of these deaths from suffocation are avoidable with the simple solution of a breathable sleeping surface. In the typical crib, the mattress and waterproofing pad completely seals out air, making it impossible for a baby to breathe while face down. Even when the AAP’s guidelines are strictly followed, in about the third month, babies begin rolling over during the night, and many of them find they prefer to sleep this way.
The secret to a safer, healthier, cleaner crib is a breathable sleeping surface.
In coming up with a universal solution the Newton Baby team asked itself if parents are going to protect their mattress from spills, why can’t they also protect their babies from suffocation? The traditional waterproof mattress pad used by nearly every mom protects the crib mattress from spills but increases the risk of suffocation and does nothing to help babies sleep better. Newton Baby’s latest innovation places nearly a half-inch cushion of air above a TPU layer of waterproof protection. This breathable sleeping surface reduces the risk of suffocation, provides greater sleeping comfort, and reduces allergens and toxic emissions.
Independent testing proves real safety benefits.
An independent CPSC-accredited testing laboratory performed a before and after suffocation test using the leading “organic” crib mattress and the Newton Crib Mattress Pad. The transformation was remarkable. The mattress alone was described as “a suffocation risk;” however, once the Newton pad was added, the risk was diminished to being on par with ordinary unobstructed breathing.
The Newton Crib Mattress Pad is constructed of three layers. The top two layers are 3-dimensional spacer material that provides the cushion of freely circulating air. The bottom layer is a non-toxic TPU layer which provides the waterproof protection. The 100% polyester construction provides durability and easy washing. The fitted pad skirt measures 28 inches in width, 52 inches in length, and 6 inches in height, and fits standard-size crib and toddler mattresses. The mattress pad is 100% machine washable.
Newton Baby founder Michael Rothbard says: “We’ve been overwhelmed by the positive response we’ve received from parents to the Newton Crib Mattress. They tell us all the time how they’re amazed that they can breathe right through it, and can now rest better with peace of mind knowing their baby is sleeping safe.” Rothbard continues: “Now, we’re extremely pleased to make the breathable sleeping surface that so many parents love in our mattress accessible to even more families.”
The Newton Baby Crib Mattress Pad will have an expected retail price of $69.99.
From Monday, December 11 through Wednesday, December 20, you can enter for a chance to win a free Newton Crib Mattress if you #tagyoursanta in the comments below.
Use the link below to like us on Facebook and upload a photo of your little one in their Halloween costume on a Newton Crib Mattress and you'll be entered for a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. Don't forget to tag us @newtonbabyrest!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1. Promotion Description: The '$50 Amazon Gift Card' ("Sweepstakes") begins on 10/24/2017 at 12:00 AM (Eastern Time (US & Canada)) and ends on 11/02/2017 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time (US & Canada)) (the "Promotion Period"). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Newton Baby Inc ("Sponsor"), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the giveaway. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes.
2. Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Colombia who are 18 or older. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, the "Promotion Entities"), and members of their immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize.
3. Winner Selection: The winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted by 72 hours by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received. Winner will be notified by email at the email address provided in the Entry Information on or about 72 hours after the random drawing. Potential winner must accept a prize by email as directed by Sponsor within 48 hours of notification. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively "the Prize Claim Documents"). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.
4. Prizes: 1 (#) winner(s) will receive [(1) $50 Amazon Gift Card] (approximate retail value or "ARV": $50)
Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. Gift cards and gift certificates are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor's good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.
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