How to sleep with a nursing pillow?
Finding the ideal position to sleep when you are pregnant is not always easy. The belly grows, we sometimes have back pain, heavy legs, and we don’t know which way to turn.
And this can affect the comfort and well-being of the future mother during her pregnancy, especially during sleep.
Nursing pillows (or pregnancy pillows, or maternity pillows) can have real advantages in allowing pregnant women to sleep well and find the ideal position throughout their pregnancy. The results obtained may differ depending on its use.
The sensations will vary for the pregnant woman and her future baby depending on. Whether the nursing pillow is positioned under certain parts of the body. Genuine Jojo Merch, Jojo’s bizarre adventure merch, and Jojo Merchandise with free global delivery
Choosing among nursing pillows
It is important first of all to make a good selection of the different pregnancy pillows that you can find on the market.
The nursing jotaro body pillow must adapt to the morphology of the future mother. It must therefore be malleable and very firm thanks to the small beads that compose it.
The functions of the nursing pillow
The pregnancy cushion is a cushion specially designed to relieve the woman throughout pregnancy until the birth of the baby where it will have new features.
Indeed, after childbirth, this will allow you to feed the baby in the greatest of comforts. In order to benefit from the advantages of good breastfeeding in complete serenity.
The maternity cushion is thus particularly useful for pregnant women because it allows them to relieve the pain. They may have during pregnancy and to sleep peacefully by raising certain parts of the body when seeking sleep.
The nursing pillow for better sleep
The nursing pillow can be used in different positions during pregnancy to preserve the pregnant woman’s sleep and help her sleep.
Know, expectant mothers, that if you want to sleep on your side, the pregnancy pillow can help relieve your back. To do this, unfold your cushion so that it is as open as possible. Ideally, put yourself on the left side. This position releases the vena cava, maintains good blood circulation and therefore promotes exchanges with the baby. Place the nursing pillow along your body, put your belly on it and pass the end of the pregnancy pillow between your two legs.
Raise your right leg enough so as not to arch your back and rest it well on the pregnancy cushion. If your pregnancy pillow is large enough, you can rest your head on its end is this will help you keep your whole body straight and thus a better position for you and the baby. You can put yourself in this position. On the right side if you are more comfortable this way in early pregnancy. It is however recommended, at the end of pregnancy, to position oneself on the left side for the reasons indicated above.
The maternity pillow can also help you release some tension built up throughout the day in the lower abdomen. In general, you can use the pregnancy cushion as soon as you are seated by going around your body and wedging the two ends of the cushion under your belly. This will slightly support your belly to limit tension. When you are lying down, and your belly has supported the baby all day. You can place your maternity cushion under the buttocks to straighten your back and relax your belly.
In the same way, if you have to stay in bed with a certain risk of premature delivery, you will find comfort with the pregnancy pillow. Indeed, it is recommended that you remain lying down as often as possible before the birth of the baby. This position with the bottom of the buttocks resting on the pregnancy cushion and the legs resting on top will allow your baby to position himself a little higher in the uterus. While allowing you to release the accumulated pains in the lower back and in the belly.
During pregnancy, heavy legs, swollen feet, water retention problems are sometimes daily occurrences. To combat these inconveniences, you can place your maternity pillow under your legs. This will regulate your blood circulation at this level to relieve these pains and heavy leg sensations. You will also be less likely to arch your back.
Still lying on your back, you may need to relieve some stiffness in your neck. If so, slide the centre of the pregnancy pillow under your neck and let your arms rest on either side of the nursing pillow. This will have two effects: prevent you from snoring if your upper airways are a little narrower. Due to weight gain and limit the tension you may feel in your upper body (nape, neck, cervical).
There are surely other positions that allow the pregnant woman to fall asleep or to sleep better thanks to the nursing pillow. You’ve found a few examples in this article, but we can’t recommend anything better than testing. And using your pregnancy pillow so that it gives you the best possible relief. You will need it during this period!.