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Tummy time mat batting suggestion

Old 08-17-2017, 08:47 AM
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I am making a quilt to be used as a tummy time mat and will be placed on hard floors (hardwood, tile, etc.). Recommendations on what to use for batting to make this a little more comfy for baby! Thank you!!
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Old 08-17-2017, 09:32 AM
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I made recently using a medium thick polyester batting and a fleece back. It seemed a nice weight for tummy time.
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Old 08-17-2017, 11:05 AM
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I think you can take two layers of your normal batting and use a fleece backing: as I know from my daughter, the mat shouldn't be too soft!
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I would use two layers of high loft polyester batting and tie it every 3-4".
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Old 08-17-2017, 03:12 PM
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Warm & Plush. It's the thickest 100% cotton batting I've found anywhere. I don't use wool for little ones because some have a sensitivity to wool. I don't use bamboo rayon because of all the chemicals in it. Poly could be fine, but I've personally found that there are many parents that are nervous about the fact that it melts when it catches fire (yes, that's unlikely to happen, but not having kids of my own, I try to honor parents' concerns). The other nice thing about Warm & Plush is that it's heavier than poly so it doesn't move around as much. My own nieces & nephews loved it when they were little.

If possible, I'd still recommend using the quilt on top of an area rug, rather than directly on the hardwood floor. The more padding the better.
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