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Here’s why every woman needs to invest in a pregnancy pillow
For those mothers-to-be who have invested in a pregnancy pillow in the past, they know just how useful it is and how it can turn a sleepless night into a restful one, especially if you are nearing the final stages of your journey.
After all, if there’s one thing that parents wish they had more of, it’s definitely more sleep. With a newborn joining your family soon, you will want to get as much shut-eye as you possibly can. This is something that has always been a priority for new parents, but somehow also very unattainable to get.
Luckily for many pregnant women, pregnancy pillows come in all different sizes and price ranges, too. While there are certainly many luxurious ones to choose from, there are also many affordable brands that fit many different budgets and price ranges.
You don’t have to break the bank to buy a pillow. However, it would be wise to purchase one that suits your needs.
A quality pillow equals quality sleep
The great thing about a pregnancy pillow is that many work to help support your body and your growing baby bump. Many health professionals would agree that it’s not a good idea for a pregnant woman to sleep on their backs, as it can compress the veins that carry blood to their baby.
A pregnancy pillow can help give you that extra bounce you need between you and your bed.
Although, do keep in mind that many pregnant women don’t buy a pregnancy pillow until at least their 20th week. That’s when you will start to feel uncomfortable as the womb tends to get bigger, making it harder for you to toss and turn in bed. Before you even know it, you’ll be unintentionally taking over your bed from your spouse.
How to choose a pregnancy pillow
When it comes to choosing the best pregnancy pillow, there are many different types and brands on the market. Picking the right one is essential. There are also specifically-designed pillows that can help with your changing body.
Instead of ordering one on the internet, your best bet is to try them out for yourself before purchasing them.
Many major department stores like Target, Wal Mart, buybuy Baby, and Motherhood Maternity have pregnancy pillows in stock. As far as price is concerned, it depends on what you are looking for. Make sure that the pillow you want isn’t flat and has the quality you want.
“Remember that unlike the other pillows that you have at home, this one is a real investment and one that can help you with your sleep issues for many years to come. Some women have kept their pregnancy pillows – just like their favorite maternity clothes – for many years postpartum.”
Other benefits that come with a pregnancy pillow
Many women will agree that a lot of their pregnancy pains and aches usually tend to pop up during the last trimester. There’s also the issue with diet and heartburn. If you sleep with a pregnancy pillow, this can help those who suffer from heartburn, as it will help prop you up while in bed.
Plus, a pregnancy pillow can also turn into a long-term investment. That’s because a lot of women tend to keep their pillows well after they’ve given birth. Yes, they are just that comfortable!
And while there are some partners out there who might feel intimidated over the fact that their girlfriends and wives are choosing to cuddle their pillows, there’s no need to worry. Pregnancy pillows are also perfect for those fathers looking for a little extra comfort in the middle of the night, too!
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