The arrival of a baby is synonymous with wonderful moments, but also with difficulties, such as the inevitable urine stains on the crib mattress. In this article, we explain step-by-step how to effectively clean your baby's crib mattress and easily get rid of those urine stains.

What products are needed to remove urine stains from mattresses?

To remove urine stains from your baby's mattress, you'll need a few basic products that you probably already have at home:

  • White vinegar
  • Baking soda
  • Mild detergent
  • Warm water
  • A clean cloth
  • Spray bottle

How to remove pee stains from mattresses, step by step

1. If the urine stain on the mattress is fresh

  • Absorb as much urine as possible with a clean, dry cloth.
  • Spray the stain with white vinegar and leave for a few minutes to eliminate odours.
  • Wipe the area with a damp cloth and leave to air dry.

2. If the mattress pee stain has been there for several days

  • Make a paste with baking soda and water and apply it to the stain.
  • Leave for several hours, or even overnight, to allow the baking soda to absorb the odours.
  • Vacuum up the dried paste and clean the area with a damp cloth and mild detergent.
  • Let the mattress air-dry completely before using it again.

3. What should I do if the urine stain is still there?

  • If the stain persists, repeat the operation or consider using a specific mattress stain remover.
  • avoid using harsh chemicals that could be harmful to your baby's delicate skin.

Be careful with organic wool covers, as machine washing is not recommended

How to get rid of the bad smell of a urinated mattress?

To completely eliminate the bad smell of a urinated mattress, you can sprinkle baking soda all over the surface of the mattress and leave it for a few hours before vacuuming. This will help absorb odors and leave the mattress smelling fresh and clean.

Our practical advice

Use mattress pads and protectors to avoid future urine stains on your baby's mattress. Remember to choose waterproof organic cotton pads that are easy to clean and protect the mattress from liquids and stains.

With these simple steps and tips, you can keep your baby's mattress clean, fresh and free of urine stains, so you and your baby can enjoy a peaceful, comfortable sleep!