Body Pillows and Side Sleeper Pillows
If you are pregnant or a side sleeper, a body pillow can be heaven sent for a good night's sleep. Depending on the particular pillow they can provide back support and stomach support. In some cases, the pillow is just for comfort as it gives the sensation of hugging something without having body heat or blanket issues.
Some body pillows are elongated and others are U-shaped given both leg, hips, front and back comfort. Body pillows can also provide neck comfort for watching TV in bed.
Many moms to be cannot sleep without a body pillow not only during pregnancy, but after delivery to help with back pain.
Considerations when choosing a body pillow:
- Level of firmness
- Does the body pillow come in multiple sizes?
- Do you need hypoallergenic?
- Do you need memory foam?
- Does the pillow come with a washable cover?