Pregnancy Pillow

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During pregnancy, a pregnancy pillow is a thing that mom needs the most. At this time it can be difficult to get comfortable and to sleep and stay asleep. It is a great way to relax and improve one’s sleep while pregnant. This highly supportive product is made from polyurethene foam that's sculptured into a unique concave shape to provide the maximum amount of comfort. These are different than the typical regular pillows. These pillows are full body pillows which are specially created for the pregnant lady. They support your body correctly, taking the strain off of your back and help to keep your feet elevated so as to put a stop to swelling.
 
These pillows come in many sizes, from the smallest to largest one which are used only to support the belly or too much longer ones that can wrap around an entire adult body.  Some pillows are simply body-length pillows that you can wrap around yourself to increase your comfort. These are easier to store and often less expensive that larger ones. These are of medium size. Not only in different sizes but these are come in different shapes also. There is “L”, “C” or even “J” shapes pillows, depending on individual choice. L-J shaped pillows are some of the more simple shapes and C shaped are the largest and most complex shapes.
 
A good maternity pillow, when placed under your tummy, can help support your abdomen and cradle your baby. It may also reduce the strain on your back and help allow adequate blood flow throughout the body. Many moms use such kind of pillows as an additional support when breast feeding their babies. Using a good maternity pillow can help relieve both of these pregnancy symptoms, by supporting both the abdomen and the lower back. It is also comforting to the legs to sleep with a pillow between the knees.

When you select the pillow the major consideration is on the fabric of your pillow. Hormonal variations in pregnant woman can result in hot flashes and night sweats. So it is important that the fabric of your pillow dries quickly and breathes easily. You can using your pillow while reading, snacking, watching televisions, and even later while breastfeeding. Make sure that your pregnancy pillow is covered in a fabric that is easy to wash so that cleaning it won’t be hassle.

Baby wedge as a side sleeping pregnancy pillow as well as a labour assistance pillow. Place the Babywedge underneath your belly, so the Babywedge angled design gives you the relief you deserve.

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This article was published on 2011/08/12