Baby and Child

  1. Why Choose Organic Crib Bedding?

    Organic baby bedding and sleepwear are more popular than ever. But what does organic mean and what are the benefits for you and your baby? When you choose organic, you choose products that promote a better world. This means higher levels of animal welfare, lower levels of pesticides, no manufactured...

  2. How do baby sleep patterns work?

    You may know that newborn babies sleep a lot but what should you expect over the first twelve months? Our resident sleep expert, Christabel Majendie explains your baby’s sleep patterns. A newborn needs 16 to 18 hours of sleep in a 24 period, however this is spread over day and...

  3. The award-winning Coco Mat

    We’re thrilled to announced that the Quilted Coco Mat has won Best Cot Mattress Silver at this year’s Best Baby & Toddler Gear awards! Hosted annually by mumii, these are the most comprehensive parenting awards designed to show mums and dads which products really matter. All shortlisted products are ‘real...

  4. Introducing the Naturalmat Baby Lambskin Collection

    As specialists in handmade baby mattresses, we know all about the benefits of natural fibres and have been using them for over 15 years in our award-winning Quilted Coco Mat. This Winter we have launched a range of natural lambskin nursery accessories that are wonderfully soft and temperature regulating, keeping...

  5. 7 tips to design your nursery fit for royalty

    The process of designing a nursery is important and yet overwhelming, the colours and furniture you use will make a difference to your baby’s alertness and sensitivity. It is key to know what is available and what you need to create the perfect happy place for your little one. In...

  6. Top sleep tips when traveling with toddlers

    Getting littles ones to sleep on nights away from home and holidays can be a challenge. Our Sleep Expert, Christabel Majendie, gives her top 5 travel tips for babies and toddlers. 1) Maintain the same bedtime routine as you do at home so your child knows it is time for...

  7. Baby Sleeping Myths Busted

    As a parent of a newborn baby, sleep is a big topic. Whether it’s thinking about the fact you haven’t had enough sleep or wondering when your little one will sleep through the night. There’s a lot of advice about things you can do to get your baby to sleep...

  8. How much sleep does your child need?

    At each stage of life we have different sleep patterns. But at all stages we sleep in cycles. During each complete cycle we experience light sleep, deep sleep and dream sleep (REM sleep). In between cycles, we wake briefly, survey the environment then return to sleep although we may not...

  9. How to Create a Natural Bedroom for your Toddler

    Mum of 3 boys and Devon based blogger Ali Chapman, has researched how to put together a natural toddler bedroom for her youngest as he makes the transition from cot to toddler bed. As the author of family and lifestyle blog Mum in a Nutshell, Ali has a keen interest...

  10. Best Baby & Toddler Gear Awards

    The results are in! The products shortlisted in this year’s biggest ever Best Baby & Toddler Gear Awards have been announced and our Quilted Coco Mat has made the finals for Best Cot/Cotbed mattress. Designed to show parents which products really matter, these are the most comprehensive parenting awards and...

  11. Natural sleep challenge: Results

    Three months ago, we recruited a toddler tester to switch from a synthetic foam mattress to our natural fibre mattress and organic bedding in the Natural Sleep Challenge. The two-year-old suffered from occasional restlessness and night sweats, and her Mum, Tilly, was keen to find out if a Naturalmat mattress...

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