When you ask this you need to know your own children and what needs they have. It is not recommended for children under the age of five to have these. This is because many times children 5 and under do not know if they are too hot and will not understand how to adjust the electric bed warmer. There are different models of these electric bed warmers and you may feel safe using them with a child under 5. You can do that as long as you are monitoring what is occurring and you are comfortable with it.
One major concern you may have in regards to using an electric bed warmer with your children is the wetness factor. That is will the electric bed warmer be OK the child were to wet the bed. The answer to this question is yes. The heating elements located throughout the electric bed warmer are safety coated in order to prevent the problem of electrocution from being wet. This creates a sense of safety and comfort for children and parents alike who are trying to simply have a good night sleep.
Another feature that will make parents feel more comfortable about using and electric bed warmer for their children is the fitted feature. This is because kids tend to move a lot when they are sleeping. Since the warmer is fitted it is less likely to pull loose as it will fit snug on the bed. Consider that now the warmer will stay in place no matter how much your child moves creating a sense of security.
In the event of an accident you are able to clean the bed warmer. Yes the bed warmer is washable. If it is the 115 volt fitted version, the cord can be removed and it can be washed on the gentle cycle. If you are using the 12 volt electric bunk warmer, the cord does not come off; however it is able to be washed by hand. Consider which of the two options will work best for you and you child so you will feel safe.
Both of the electric bed warmer options will perform as needed. You will need to find the warmer that best fits your bedding needs in your home and wherever it is you are going to want to use it with your children. These bed warmers are safe as long as you use them in the right way.