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6 'Iwas Panghi' Bed Protectors Tried And Tested By Moms
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     Bedwetting is a normal part of child development and is unavoidable for the first few years of baby’s life. But it can pose a problem for parents who co-sleep with their children — who would want to wake up in a bed that reeks of urine?

    On our parenting community, Smart Parenting Village, a concerned mom asked for recommendations on how to deal with a wet bed. “Mommies, I need help. Nasanay na po yata ako matulog sa basa at mapanghing kama,” she wrote.

    “Baka meron kayong ma-suggest na bed protector. Gusto po kasi tanggalin ni hubby ‘yung plastic ng bagong kama na gagamitin naming kasi mainit daw po. Worry ko po na baka pumanghi lang at mabugbog sa wiwi ni baby kung tatanggalin ‘yung plastic,” she adds.

    Mattress protectors you can buy online

    When you have babies or young children who are prone to bedwetting, a mattress protector can be a wise investment. It’s typically made from water-resistant or waterproof materials, so your mattress is safe from urine and other stains.

    Here’s a list of mattress protectors tried-and-tested by our SP Village moms. Their tip is to buy at least two pieces so you can easily replace in case of stains and won’t have to wait for it to dry after washing.


    Bloom Waterproof Mattress Protector (Php399.75)

    PHOTO BY Courtesy of SM Store via Lazada PH

    This is made specifically for cribs and measures 28x41 inches. It is made of rayon and comes with many cute designs like dinosaurs, rabbits, camping animals, and more!

    You can also opt for a larger size from the same brand, measuring 28x52 inches for Php499. The difference is that this is made from polyester, which is more resistant to wrinkles and shrinkage.

    Buy it here.

    Angbon Absorb Waterproof Mattress Protector (Php480, Full Size)

    This is made of a cloth-like material on the surface with a polyurethane film at the back to make it waterproof. According to the product description, it’s also breathable, anti-mite, and anti-bacterial.

    Buy it here.

    Hosh Fitted Waterproof Mattress Protector (Php599.75, Full Size)

    PHOTO BY Courtesy of SM Store via Lazada PH
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    One mom calls this a “lifesaver sa pagwiwi sa kama ni baby”, while another shares that she’s been using hers since 2018. “Super sulit talaga sa’kin to especially ‘pag nagpapalit ka ng tulog si babay tapos biglang iihi,” she writes. 

    Buy it here.

    Mandaue Foam Quilted Waterproof Mattress Protector (Php656, Full Size)

    PHOTO BY Courtesy of Mandaue Foam

    This is highly recommended by the moms in our Village since it’s waterproof and can prolong the life of your mattress. It also provides extra cushion and support so the whole family can get better sleep.

    Buy it here.

    Swaddies PH Original Water-Absorbent Bedmat (Php750)

    PHOTO BY Courtesy of Shopee PH

    The mat can easily be positioned on top of your bedsheet as it has non-skid rubber guards at the back to keep the mat in place. Moms love it because of the thick material (it’s made from 6 layers of cotton gauze fabric) and adorable prints.

    On the shop’s comment section, one mom observed that it was easier for her little one to practice rolling. It can double as a play mat, too, because it does not move around.

    Buy it here.

    Canadian Waterproof Mattress Protector (Php1,980, Full Size)

    PHOTO BY Courtesy of SM Store via Shopee PH

    While it is the most expensive on this list, moms swear by its quality. “Worth every penny, been using mine for three years already and it still looks new,” one mom shares. You can probably wait for it to go on sale on December 12!

    This protector is made of microfiber and stretch polyester fabric. It is resistant to spills and stains and it can also help keep your mattress away from bed bugs, dust mites, and other allergens. 


    Buy it here.

    Trying to potty train your toddler? Read how one mom was able to do it successfully in one week here.

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