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A 31-year-old female asked:

24wks preg.transitionin toddler to bed & it has new mattress smell worried about danger to unborn baby.have ventilated for 2wks.spend 1-2hr/dy there?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Will be fine: You are doing all the right things. Airing out the mattress, the room and spending a minimum of time with the offending item are all reducing your exposure. It will continue to smell for longer than you would like, but baby should be fine.

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