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Where to buy : Waterproof Polyethylene Mattress Protector?

Postby meomy » Fri, 09 Dec 2011 3:55 pm

I'm looking for a waterproof Polyethylene mattress protector. Anybody can help?

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Postby nutnut » Fri, 09 Dec 2011 4:12 pm

I think we got one at Ikea, but I think Ikea beds may be different sizes from normal beds... not sure!

Other ones we got from UK and brought them over with us! imperative for saving the mattress even for kids who are toilet trained!

You could also try Mothercare?
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Postby boffenl » Fri, 09 Dec 2011 4:49 pm

You can buy them at the pharmacies--NUH for sure has them behind the counter. I bought bed and pillow covers.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 09 Dec 2011 4:50 pm

cheap shower curtain works okay as well and a damned sight cheaper.

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Postby meomy » Fri, 09 Dec 2011 6:04 pm

Looking for a king bed size. I co-sleep with my baby.
Most stores carry PVC (that includes shower curtain). I'd like to avoid PVC cause it offgases.
Will try NUH pharmacy.
Thank's...

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 09 Dec 2011 6:36 pm

meomy wrote:Looking for a king bed size. I co-sleep with my baby.
Most stores carry PVC (that includes shower curtain). I'd like to avoid PVC cause it offgases.
Will try NUH pharmacy.
Thank's...

Another very cheap alternative could be a bubble wrap (yes, it's made of PE). It comes in different roll's width like 1.5m. You put it in a duvet cover and voila,

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Postby nutnut » Fri, 09 Dec 2011 7:12 pm

x9200 wrote:
meomy wrote:Looking for a king bed size. I co-sleep with my baby.
Most stores carry PVC (that includes shower curtain). I'd like to avoid PVC cause it offgases.
Will try NUH pharmacy.
Thank's...

Another very cheap alternative could be a bubble wrap (yes, it's made of PE). It comes in different roll's width like 1.5m. You put it in a duvet cover and voila,


You'd get woken up by pop pop popping though?
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Postby JR8 » Fri, 09 Dec 2011 7:27 pm

Babies off-gas too :o

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 09 Dec 2011 7:43 pm

nutnut wrote:You'd get woken up by pop pop popping though?

Is not that fragile, maybe except if you'd try to lift yourself up on your elbows .... I still have some leftovers at home from our last relocation and can give it a try (excluding the wetting part) if OP does not find any other reasonable solution :)

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Postby Billyow » Sat, 10 Dec 2011 11:02 am

Get it from Rehab mart. They have mattress protector mainly for folks with incontinence issues. Google it for a branch near your place.

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Postby meomy » Sat, 10 Dec 2011 1:09 pm

Thank's everyone... I've looked into Rehab Mart, but they are made of PU and PEVA.
If I can't find PE, maybe have to take the PU instead.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 10 Dec 2011 3:35 pm

Methinks maybe you are over reacting a wee bit. If it's good enough for the medical fraternity here, I'm not sure what your beef is. Maybe you need to order from your own country and have it shipped here. :-k

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Postby poodlek » Sat, 10 Dec 2011 5:25 pm

OR, depending on how mobile the baby is, just throw down a towel on top of the sheets. Does your baby not wear a diaper at night? Surely you can't be expecting that much of a leak/blowout. Also, I can't imagine that the baby would be all over the king sized bed when there's at least one other adult sharing the bed. Why not use a baby cot sized sheet placed on the side that the kid will be sleeping on.

I co-slept for a while and never used any waterproofing. We had (and still have) a regular quilted type mattress cover that came off with the sheets any time we had an accident (since we'd have to wash the sheets anyway...) and the moisture never made it down to damage the mattress.

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Postby meomy » Sat, 10 Dec 2011 6:29 pm

Sundaymorningstaple, it's not over-reacting, PE is the best material for this purpose (for baby, too!). Anyway, thank's for helping.
I don't use any changing table, I change diaper on the bed. Sometimes, between those changes, "a leak" happens.
I find waterproofing the whole mattress is a lot easier for me :wink:


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