Pregnancy has to be one of the most important periods in a woman’s life. During pregnancy, women will often feel a mixture of emotions, including bliss, anticipation, eagerness, and happiness, but also a great deal of discomfort. While there aren’t many products aimed at balancing a pregnant woman’s emotions, there are more than a few who can make things easier as far as comfort goes.
Among them, pregnancy pillows seem to have become increasingly popular over the years, and it’s easy to see why. These specially designed pillows are intended to reduce the stress that most pregnant women feel on their neck, shoulders, back, hips, knees, and belly. Even so, some pregnancy pillows can be a bit stiff and inflexible, which is why we put together a list of the ten best pregnancy pillows on the market right now, to help you make the right choice when the time comes.
10C-Shaped Premium Multi-Position Contoured Body Pregnancy Maternity Pillow
What a pregnant woman needs first and foremost is comfort, which is precisely what the C-Shaped Premium Maternity Pillow is designed to provide. It features a specially designed removable zippered pillowcase that you can take off easily, which is bound to save time when it needs washing. It is also designed to prevent sciatica, heartburn, carpal tunnel, and nasal congestion among a variety of other afflictions pregnant women are faced with.
9Leachco Back ‘N Belly Chic – Taupe
Equipped with a complete easy-off zippered, machine-washable cover, this particular pregnancy pillow is very easy to clean and maintain. Thanks to its unique design, it will provide support for both a woman’s back and belly while elevating her head to prevent reflux. It is also quite cozy and comfortable due to its soft construction, a construction that allows it to accommodate women of all sizes.
8Body Pillow by Snuggle-Pedic
This particular body pillow from Snuggle Pedic is designed to provide comfortable yet at the same time rigid support. Due to its bamboo shredded memory foam construction, it will remember what position you find it more comfortable to sleep in, thus maintaining proper support for your neck and shoulders at all times. Furthermore, due to its memory foam filling, this body pillow never goes flat no matter how much pressure you subject it to.
7Oversized – Total Body Pregnancy Maternity Pillow
Thanks to its 400 thread count, 100% super soft microfiber polyester shell & fill, this oversized maternity pillow is extremely comfortable and cozy. As we all know, pregnant women also need firmness as well as comfort when using a pillow such as this, which is why one of its sides is more stuffed than the other. This will provide you with stable yet comfortable support at all times, regardless of your sleeping position.
6Leachco Snoogle Mini Compact Side Sleeper
Many people see this as being an ideal nursing pillow due to how much back support it provides, but also due to its easily removable, washable cover. It can also be shifted around to provide maximum support for any area of the body you need due to its flexible nature. Furthermore, it is designed to conform to the shape of your body while aligning itself to your hips in order to ensure neutral joint positioning.
5Today’s Mom Cozy Comfort Pregnancy Pillow
This is far more than a standard pregnancy pillow, mind you, as it also includes a shoulder comfort system that most such pillows do not possess. Therefore, it will keep your back cushioned at all times without putting any sort of pressure on your belly. We should also point out that its inner curve keeps your back aligned with the shoulders while caressing the natural curves of your body in a cozy fashion.
4Total Body Pregnancy Pillow By PharMeDoc
It may look like a standard pregnancy pillow at first, but let us assure you that this particular pillow is very much different than what you can expect from standard maternity pillows. First of all, it is made from a top-notch cotton fabric that is bound to provide you with extra smoothness and comfort without preventing airflow in any way. Second of all, it also uses a zipper to facilitate the cover’s easy removal, allowing you to clean it as often as you wish.
3Leachco Snoogle Chic Total Body Pillow
This machine-washable snoogle by Heather Gray is designed to provide support for your back, belly, and shoulders without causing you any general discomfort whatsoever. It also features a 60% cotton / 40% polyester construction that makes it soft to the touch, which is precisely what pregnant women need first and foremost. Due to its c-shape design, it will enable you to sleep in multiple positions, oscillating between them any way you wish.
2Leachco Back ‘N Belly Contoured Body Pillow
Designed to provide an equal amount of support for your back and tummy, this exquisite body pillow will allow you to sleep in virtually any position you wish with minimal discomfort. It requires no repositioning during the night, a problem that many body pillows suffer from, mainly due to its versatile construction. Speaking of which, its unique design will align your hips for a more neutral joint positioning, making it easier for you to deal with gastric reflux, congestion, or carpal tunnel.
1Leachco Snoogle Total Body Pillow
This particular body pillow from Leachco is designed to provide all the back, neck, hips, and tummy support a pregnant woman requires at all times. Thanks to its patented design, this pillow allows you to enjoy cuddling comfort without the overheating that you would otherwise experience with standard body pillows. Furthermore, Snoogle Total has a sham-style removable cover that is 100% machine-washable and easy to take off.