An expecting mom needs a lot more energy since they’re growing a baby inside of that beautiful bump. However, just when you need to rest the most, it can be hard especially in the second and third trimesters. Even finding a perfect sleeping position becomes more challenging!
The good news is snuggling up to a pregnancy pillow can make a huge difference. There are a few things to consider when choosing the right pregnancy pillow.
Different types of pregnancy pillows
It’s best to make sure you’re sleeping on your side for around 20 weeks to take the weight off your spine. A good pregnancy pillow should offer:
- All-around support
- Cool and comfortable materials
- Removable, washable covers
Nowadays, there are a large number of options to choose from in many aspects like shape, materials, and price. Read on to discover different types of pregnancy pillows that’ll help you catch a good night’s sleep.
Full Body Pregnancy Pillow
As the name implies, this type of pillow curve around your entire body and is able to support you on more than one side. They provide great support for the neck and back as well as between knees and under the stomach.
Wedge Pregnancy Pillow
This popular pillows are multi-functional and can be used during and after pregnancy. They can come in various shapes: round or triangular – similar to a wedge of cheese. Typically, the expecting moms use it under their bump and also their back or legs.
Bean Pregnancy Pillow
This bean-shaped pillow is the most compact one. They add support to specific spots on the body that might need extra attention, whether it’s your knees, lower back, etc. These pillows are usually affordable and easy to travel.
Inflatable Pregnancy Pillow
These pillows may not be as common as the other options, but they have specific purposes. For example, the mom-to-be can rest on their stomachs without putting pressure on the stomach. Inflatable pillows are also portable, adjustable, and easy to store.
Mimpi pillows can help you!
A good pregnancy pillow can relieve pressure on the spine, back, and hips while improving the alignment of them. You can start using a pregnancy pillow at any point during your pregnancy. In fact, they’re also used by non-pregnant people with back pain as a body pillow.
If a pregnancy pillow isn’t exciting you at the moment, it’s worth experimenting with pillows that you already have at home to see if they make a difference. Mimpi pillows can certainly help you with that!
Our 100% natural latex pillows have these amazing features:
- Highly adaptive
- Stays in shape
- Incredible comfort
Due to its elasticity, our pillows shape itself perfectly according to your head and provide excellent support to your neck. Therefore, the spine can rest naturally, which reduces excessive pressure on certain points of the body and ensures a healthy blood circulation while you sleep.
Latex pillows are mold and dust mite resistant so they are the best choice for health and allergy-sensitive people. Latex pillows also keep your upper body aligned during your sleep and can help to alleviate back and neck pain, as well as shoulder and hip aches.
Mimpi offers the perfect solution and puts your health as our priority number 1!
Learn more about our pillows here.