Floor Mat Basics - The Right Floor Mat For Baby Comfort

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When your baby isn't old enough to stand and run around, he's more likely to spend most of his time on the floor. After all, it's easier to keep an eye on the little tyke and give him more room to safely crawl around when he's on ground level. But to ensure his comfort, a good floor mat for baby is in order.

Sleeping on the floor

Some people discourage letting babies sleeping on the floor because the moisture from the floor can seep into their bodies and cause arthritis or rheumatism later on. But according to modern research, there really is no reason why you shouldn't let the baby sleep on the floor so long as you create the right sleep environment for him. A thick floor mat for baby to lie on is a great solution. Floor mats for babies are made of thick pads that can protect them from the cold floor.

When your baby is up and about, the floor mat can also serve to cushion falls, typical during the stages when your child tends to stumble all over himself when playing. Each time your baby trips, you lessen the risk of cries of pain because floor mats are soft enough to prevent injuries during play time.

Floor mats are typically used in daycare centers, nurseries and baby rooms. They can be designed to cover the whole floor area of the room as in the case of nurseries or if you have a designated room in the house where your baby can play safely. Your floor mat for baby can also be made of several different types of materials including rubber, fabric and rattan. The choice of material and type of floor mat depends on your preferences but most moms opt for th rubber ones because they are easier to clean.

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This article was published on 2010/03/29