Safe sleep for your Baby.
Finally.

The hammock mattress that keeps your baby safe and lets you sleep soundly.

Lifenest® helps prevent Cot Death (SIDS*) by:

  • Reducing the CO2 re-breathing risk

  • Reducing the suffocation risk

  • Reducing the overheating risk

  • Allowing liquids or mucus elimination

  • Encouraging the back-sleeping position

Lifenest® helps prevent flathead by:

  • Providing baby’s head with a comfortable soft surface

  • Increasing the head’s contact surface area

    *Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

The Lifenest mattress helps prevent cot death (SIDS) by improving airflow and breathability 

  • Lifenest’s hammock design provides crucial airflow and breathability to a newborn’s sleeping area.

  • Soft mesh technology allows babies to breathe easily through the netting if they roll over.

  • Liquids and secretions pass right through the netting to help avoid any potentially dangerous airflow blockages.

  • Venting channels quickly eliminate the CO2 a baby breathes out for better oxygenation.

  • Breathable Lifenest fitted sheets are specially designed to work with the Lifenest mattress topper

Lifenest helps prevent flathead

46.7% of babies are affected by Flat Head Syndrome, according to recent studies

  • Lifenest’s unique woven cradle contours to the shape of your baby’s head to avoid damaging pressure allowing a more even distribution of pressure.

  • On a Lifenest the contact surface area for your baby’s head is up to four times larger compared to a normal baby bed mattress.

  • This means that pressure is redistributed away from soft spots, helping relieve critical pressure on your baby’s head.

  • Unlike firm mattresses, which can apply damaging pressure, the Lifenest mattress topper’s innovative hammock gently cradles your newborn’s malleable skull.

Pressure mapping

Regular mattress

Lifenest mattress

A firm mattress may cause flathead, and even the need for a helmet in worst cases

Whereas Lifenest gently cradles your baby’s head, distributing pressure away from soft spots

Babies sleep longer and better on a Lifenest

  • Lifenest is comfortable and promotes better sleep

  • Babies sleep better and longer on a Lifenest as a medical study found at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, CA.

  • Naturally maintains babies in a safe and comfortable back sleeping position.

  • Promotes relaxation and better sleep by allowing unrestricted movements.

  • Reduces overheating and sweating.

  • It works with swaddling techniques too!

Try it for 30 days. Risk-free!

You can test your Lifenest in the comfort of your own home for 30 days  consequence-free

If your baby doesn’t like our products you can return them within 30 days for a full refund. No questions asked.

(We’ll have them professionally cleaned and donated to our favourite charity)

Lifenest Breathable Coversheets

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The perfect accompaniment to your Lifenest Mattress.

  • Breathable Lifenest fitted sheets are specially designed to work with the Lifenest mattress topper.

  • Put your baby in the cosiest environment possible with our exceptionally soft, removable fitted sheets.

  • Our premier quality fabric defines comfort, durability and ease-of-care while allowing free airflow for a baby’s sleeping area

  • Can be machine washed and tumble dried

  • Available in cream, pink or blue

  • Select your preferred colour when you order your mattress and get your fitted sheet worth £19.95 completely FREE!

Choose THE RIGHT SIZE

As the LifeNest is a mattress topper it is important that there are not dangerous gaps (in excess of two fingers) left between the sides of the LifeNest and the sides of the cot. The LifeNest is sold in two sizes in the UK: One to suit 60 cm wide cots and one to suit 70cm wide cots. Please ensure you order the correct size LifeNest to suit your cot size.

* for mobile users the discount will be automatically applied during the checkout process. If you encounter any difficulties please use discount code BLACK70

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Prescribed by Pediatricians. From the moment I laid eyes on the Lifenest, I knew that this simple yet innovative mattress was going to change the way I thought about infant sleep. It just made sense and I understood that the Lifenest offered a safer sleeping surface. Immediately, I started recommending the Lifenest to my patients. Parents reported back to me that their babies slept well on the mesh mattress. Additionally they had the piece of mind afforded by the breathable surface. Bravo to Dr Bensoussan for his vision and creativity- the Lifenest is a winning product for all babies.
Lisa Stern
MD Santa Monica, CA
My son has been in the LifeNest from the day he came home from the hospital. It's so great. No flat head and he also is a fantastic sleeper in it.
Briarwood
Amazon Customer
Our pediatrician recommended the Lifenest to us when we started noticing our son's flat head around 2 months old. At first, we were worried he would not adjust to the feel of a different mattress, but we were pleasantly surprised when he slept through the night on the first try. Within a week we started to notice his head rounding out a bit more and now at almost 10 months his head looks great. We also tested breathing through the mattress with the Lifenest cover sheet and knew immediately it would be safe and breathable for our son. As parents, it's comforting to know he's being treated for his flat head while sleeping safe and sound. We highly recommend Lifenest products.
Jocelyn M.
Encino, CA
USE THE LIFENEST TO AVOID A FLAT HEAD. As a pediatric occupational therapist, I've treated many kiddos with torticollis and positional plagiocephaly (flattened head). When my little one (LO) was born, I was 100% committed to helping him develop a beautifully rounded and symmetrical head. In addition to doing lots of tummy time and avoiding long stretches in any sort of container, he sleeps on the Ubimed Lifenest which we use with our Pack and Play bassinet. My LO has now been sleeping on the Lifenest for 4 weeks - his head shows absolutely no areas of flatness. He also sleeps well (for a 4 week old!) and transitions to the Lifenest at night and after feedings without difficulty, appearing very comfortable in the hammock like netting. I really like that the mattress itself as well as the mattress covers are ventilated to keep my LO cool to prevent overheating - anything to decrease risk of SIDS helps give my husband and I piece of mind.
Lisa M.
Amazon customer
Ive purchased hundreds of amazon products but never have taken the time to write a review. This product is a life saver for a new mom with a baby that only likes stomach sleep. I could not get my newborn to sleep anywhere other than my chest and thought id never sleep again. She sleeps straight through till her next feeding now, and the risk of SIDS is diminished. Amazing product. A must have.
Doug
Verified purchase
I wish I found this bed sooner! Our son had a flat spot from sleeping with his head tilted to the right. I stumbled upon this product while reading a mommy blog on plagiocephaly. I thought I had already read everything out there. I had been trying various products (boppy noggin nest, tortle, etc) for the past 2 months to help with the problem and nothing seemed to help. Enter the LifeNest... his head is definitely not perfect, but the LifeNest has helped it from getting worse. Hopefully, he'll get another couple months in the LifeNest to help round out his little noggin. Wouldn't have had this problem if we had the LifeNest from the start!!
RBL
Grateful customer
SHE SLEEPS SO MUCH BETTER NOW! Before we received the LifeNest bassinet mattress, my daughter slept on the standard mattress with the Halo Bassinest. She used to wedge herself against the mesh wall of the bassinet. With the LifeNest mattress, she is hugged by the mesh hammock and doesn't move at all. She no longer fusses when we put her down - the LifeNest mattress is much more comfortable for her!
Karen
Verified Reviewer
I bought the mattress topper based on my pediatrician's recommendation, and had it ready and waiting when I came home from the hospital with my daughter.. I'm telling you, her head is a PERFECT beautiful sphere. Everyone in my Mommy & Me class was totally jealous! Two of those kids even needed helmets, the flat spots were that bad, but literally everyone commented on how she looked like a doll. She was small so she didn't outgrow it until she was about 5/6 months and competently rolling over. If you don't want to go straight to crib, I would still suggest putting this on the floor in your room and don't bother with a bassinet. If you can use this right away, you will keep the baby safely on its back and have NO worries about getting flat spots! BUY BUY BUY BUY
Dave
Verified Purchaser
I am SO glad that we did it. When my son was diagnosed with torticollis and plagiocephaly at 8 weeks old, I did about a million hours of research online about how to avoid getting a helmet. At the time, his flat spot was 11.4mm. After reading reviews and watching videos, I decided to buy the Lifenest mattress topper. I am SO glad that we did. My son slept well on it with no issues. I liked that, if he spit up, it went down through the mesh sheet and he wasn't laying in it. I wasn't sure if it was actually doing anything for his flat spot until he was measured again about a month later. His spot went from 11.4mm to 6mm! His PT was thrilled and said she has never seen such a quick improvement. I am sure that going to physical therapy and actively repositioning him also had some to do with it, but I feel that spending 11-12 hours sleeping on this at night was a major help. If you have a child with torticollis or a flat spot and are even considering this, do it. I would so much rather spend 100 bucks than have to get a helmet and deal with all that goes with it. He is now 8 months old and no longer uses this (stopped at 5 months) but his spot is now reduced to 1-2mm and his head has rounded out nicely. I am very thankful that I found this!
Joshua
Amazon verified

Frequently asked questions

We try to fulfill orders as quickly as possible, our goal being to provide your baby with the safest sleeping environment as soon as possible. As such, we generally ship orders within 1-2 days. That said, please give us a call on ​0800 773 4901 (Monday – Saturday, 8am – 5pm) or email info@firstsleep.co.uk and we’ll do our best to accommodate your needs​

Sorry to hear that Lifenest didn’t meet your expectations! If there’s anything we can do to fix that, please let us know.

If not, you are covered by our 30 day return policy. We accept all returns within those 30 days, no questions asked

Here’s how it works:

1. Call us or email us to initiate the return process.

2. We’ll send you the return details.

3. As soon as we receive the product, you’ll be refunded on your original method of payment.

Please note you will need to pay the the cost of the return shipping

Yes the LifeNest design is adapted to babies from birth to 5 month old (up to 20Lbs max)

Yes, the LifeNest has been designed to be used only in a regular cot. For safety reasons, this product should never be used outside the cot and the cot mattress must be placed in the lowest position.

The LifeNest is intended to be used only for babies from birth to 5 month old. Stop using the LifeNest when the baby is able to stand up. The cot mattress must be placed in the lowest position.

No, the revolutionary LifeNest belongs to a new device category, the Sleeping System for babies. It is not a baby positioner as it doesn’t includes bolsters. It is so safe it is used in many hospitals’ neo-natal units including for premature babies

Unfortunately, extremely.

Over the past several years, pediatricians have seen an increase in the number of children with cranial asymmetry, particularly unilateral flattening of the back of the head (occiput). Currently, deformational plagiocephaly has reached epidemic proportions.

This increase is likely attributable to parents following the NHS and American Academy of Pediatrics “Back-to-Sleep” positioning recommendations aimed at decreasing the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).

Despite declines in prevalence during the past two decades, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) continues to be the leading cause of death for infants aged between 1 month and 1 year in developed countries.

No-one knows exactly what causes SIDS, but it is thought to be the result of a combination of factors. Experts believe SIDS occurs at a particular stage in a baby’s development, and that it affects babies who are vulnerable to certain environmental stresses. This vulnerability may be due to being born prematurely or to low birthweight, or other reasons not yet identified. Current medical and scientific evidence explains SIDS as a multifactorial disorder arising from a combination of genetic, metabolic, and environmental factors

Large-scale epidemiological studies over the last two decades have increased our understanding of SIDS and identified certain modifiable risk factors – that is risk factors parents can take action to prevent. The most important modifiable risk factors for SIDS are infants sleeping in the prone position (face down) and maternal smoking during pregnancy. Risk factors identified in these studies include:

  • Prone (face down) and side sleeping positions
  • Tobacco smoke exposure
  • Soft bedding and sleep surfaces
  • Face covered by bedding
  • Overheating/Thermal stress
  • Infants born prematurely or with a low birth weight
  • Sex – SIDS is more common in baby boys
  • Age (peak 2-4 months)
  • Sharing a bed with parents or siblings
  • Sleeping in own room rather than in parents’ room

An article in The American Academy of Pediatrics divides risk factors into two categories:

Intrinsic:
  • Male gender
  • Prematurity
  • Genetic polymorphisms
  • Prenatal exposure to cigarettes and/or alcohol
Extrinsic
  • Prone or side sleep position
  • Bed sharing
  • Overbundling
  • Soft bedding
  • Face covered

The authors studied SIDS cases in San Diego County after the initiation of the Back To Sleep campaign. They note that most SIDS infants were subject to at least 1 intrinsic risk factor and at least 2 extrinsic risks. They advocate risk reduction campaigns emphasising the importance of multiple and simultaneous SIDS risks as essential in preventing SIDS: that is reducing as many risk factors as possible.

Babies who die of SIDS are thought to have problems in the way they respond to these stresses and how they regulate their heart rate, breathing and temperature. Although the cause of SIDS is not fully understood, there are things you can do to reduce the risk (see below).

Follow the advice below to helps prevent SIDS:

  • Always place your baby on their back to sleep (even for naps)
  • Don’t smoke during pregnancy or let anyone smoke in the same room as your baby
  • Let your baby sleep in the same room (NOT the same bed) as parents, in their own cot
  • Keep your baby’s head uncovered
  • Don’t use duvets, quilts, baby nests, wedges, bedding rolls or pillows
  • Sleep positioners or any other infant sleep positioning devices should NOT be used as they pose a risk of suffocation
  • Don’t share a bed with your baby
  • Never sleep with your baby on a sofa or armchair.
  • Don’t let your baby get too hot or too cold. The room temperature should be confortable for a lightly clothed adult
  • Place your baby in the “feet to foot” position (with their feet touching the end of the cot or pram).
  • If possible, breastfeed your baby

Read more about reducing the risk of cot death

  • LifeNest encourages the back-sleeping position without the use of bolsters or other positioning devices that pose a suffocation risk
  • LifeNest reduces suffocation risk as the mesh hammock is fully breathable, even if your baby rolls over onto their stomach
  • LifeNest promotes natural air circulation to disperse excess heat and help prevent overheating
  • LifeNest reduces the risk of re-breathing CO2 as the mesh hammock and venting channels quickly eliminate the CO2 a baby breathes out for better oxygenation
  • LifeNest allows liquids and secretions pass right through the netting to help avoid any potentially dangerous airflow blockages

The LifeNest sleeping system is designed help eliminate many of the environmental risk factors that have been linked to SIDS through large-scale epidemiological studies. As most SIDS cases appear to be multifactorial (15), we believe in eliminating as many of the known risks as possible.

If you have any questions at all please give us a call on ​0800 773 4901 (Monday – Saturday, 8am – 5pm) and we’ll be delighted to chat, or email info@firstsleep.co.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible

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