How Often Should You Replace Kids Pillows?

Anything your child uses every day is guaranteed to experience some wear and tear, and that includes their mattress, bedding, and pillow. That’s why it’s very important to choose durable, well made products like the 5 Little Monkeys organic kid’s mattress. Built to support growing bodies, our mattress comes with a 15 year warranty. The perfect mattress, mattress cover, organic bedding and pillow can create an ideal environment for sleep, but when should they be replaced? Read on to find out.

The Lifespan of a Child’s Pillow

Each element of your child’s bedding has different requirements when it comes to cleaning and replacement. Quality mattresses should last a long time, and remain supportive as your child grows, like our 5 Little Monkeys organic kid’s mattress. Using a mattress cover will keep the mattress clean, and increase its lifespan even more. Pillows, on the other hand, experience a bit more wear and tear and need to be replaced more often. Generally a pillow will last between 18 and 36 months.

A good way to see your child’s pillow needs replacing is to fold the pillow in half and hold it there for 30 seconds. When you let go of the pillow it should spring back into shape, but if it stays folded it’s a clear sign that the pillow’s structure is compromised, and it is no longer providing your child with the support needed for healthy sleep.

High Quality Means More Z’s

For a pillow that lasts longer and provides consistent skeletal support, choose a pillow made with high quality, organic, hypoallergenic materials, and replace it when it begins to wear out. Too many precious hours of rest are lost to uncomfortable and unhealthy bedding! Improve the quality of your child’s sleep with the award-winning 5 Little Monkeys sleep system, read our reviews, and give it a try risk-free today!

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