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Is polyester safe for babies to sleep on?

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Dr. Wei-shin Lai
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Some parents prefer natural fibers like cotton, but polyester is fine.
Unlike cotton, if it catches fire, it melts rather than burns. That's the main safety difference. Poly tends to be less breathable or moisture absorbent than cotton, but it also depends on the type of fabric.

In brief: Yes

Some parents prefer natural fibers like cotton, but polyester is fine.
Unlike cotton, if it catches fire, it melts rather than burns. That's the main safety difference. Poly tends to be less breathable or moisture absorbent than cotton, but it also depends on the type of fabric.
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