Pregnancy pillows?

Help! I am 21 weeks and I think I need a pregnancy pillow for sleeping. I have always been a side/front sleeper (I basically sleep in the recovery position tbh) but I’m finding that uncomfortable now on my chest mostly so I keep waking up on my back which isn’t great. I don’t have much of a bump yet so I’m not sure what I should be thinking about in terms of support and what I’m going to want in a few weeks time. Bump pic from this week. Bump is pretty neat but boobs are massive already. 😅😂
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Bbhugme. Worth every penny. I still use it even though baby is 26 months now (I am a side sleeper too)

Agreed with bbhugme, literally amazing

I got one of the wedges style ones because O was a front/side sleeper and I wanted some to stop me being able to wake up on my back too, and also something that wasn’t going to be too hot as we go into the summer x

Honestly my midwife and doctors all told me that sleep is important during pregnancy and that your body will know when to move itself and reposition. I wouldn’t worry about sleeping on your back or tummy. Sleep the way you get good sleep and let your body do its thing. But pillow wise I suggest the U shaped pillows. I don’t have a specific brand I recommend, but I’ve always been a side sleeper and I always sleep with a pillow between my knees to help my hips stabilize and not be sore. So the U shape pillow was fantastic. I still use it to rest my arms on either side on the pillow for support when I’m chest sleeping with my girl.

Loved Bellamoon!

@Thao and @Amber i did look at that one but the price kills me! Is it just the adjustable aspect that makes it so amazing? Maybe i can find a dupe? Xx

@Mish oohh interesting. I havent seen that type but ill have a wee look. Thanks!

@Caroline it is the fillings. It is really amazing and worth it.

@Karina thanks! I have a nervous husband who keeps rolling me when I’m on my back (bless him). Thanks for the tip. This looks the most common style so hopefully should be easy to find a good one if I go down that road.

@Amy thanks! Ill def have a look at this! Xx

Everyone said to me bb hug me but they are expensive and huge. I have a pregnancy pillow that I got off Vinted for £5 and it’s so good!

Recovery position sleeper here! The only support I really felt like I needed was under my top leg/knee. It started pulling on my hip as I got further in pregnancy. I used a firm memory foam type pillow that we already owned. My first pregnancy I got a pregnancy pillow but I didn’t find it chunky enough to rest my leg, and annoyed me how much space it took up in the bed. Once I was comfy on my side, I didn’t need to roll on to my back often at all.

@Caroline this is the one I got, and then I just use a regular pillow between my knees. It also makes it much easier to turn over in the night WEIKA Pregnancy Wedge Pillow for... https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0CLNSPT9R?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share

i’m obsessed with my pregnancy pillow! it helps me sleep so much better, with less pain. i have the Welcome to the World Seedling Pregnancy & Nursing Pillow

Personally I didn’t want something that would take up most of my bed and I get claustrophobic easily. I just ordered a body pillow from Amazon that was memory foam and had a “cooling gel” side. Which helped a lot with those sweaty nights. Usually when I can’t sleep I need to contact something cold and firm. Easy to wrap leg over too for support

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Bbhugme is the best! It’s great for pregnancy and then equally as great for nursing

newton!!! I bought one from Amazon then I got the newton and I’d never go back it was SOOO good

I use a standard V pillow from ikea with a cover from Dunelm. It was £15! I loved it and still use it everyday for back support when feeding in the night. I have an 8mo. I originally bought a big pregnant pillow that was expensive but found it took up a lot of space and was a faff when you wanted to turn over x

@Rhiannon I used one of these when I had mine and it worked. I am not using it Caroline, if you would like to have it, it will be free.

BBHug me - I had one before a BBHug me and there is no comparison, it’s the best there is!

everyone recommending BB Hug me’s - aren’t they huge in the bed? 🤣 we only have a double not a king and it’s already a squeeze with me being pregnant and my partner being 6 ft

Another vote for BB Hug Me ! Love it and can't sleep without it !

@Ruby it is not though compared to the big u-shaped one.

Another vote for bbhugme! It was amazing. Used it in the first 3 months postpartum as well as got backache. There are some things you will sacrifice and not spend the money on whilst being pregnant and then with a young baby (this is what I tell myself when I am indulging in something 😂).

Another vote for the bbhugme - I got mine second hand on Vinted for about £50! I also really rate their nursing pillow too 😊

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