(Closed) Which pregnancy pillow worked for you?

posted 8 years ago in Babies
  • poll: Which pregnancy pillow worked for you?
    I made my own nest of standard pillows : (3 votes)
    23 %
    Snoogle (long wrap around shape) : (5 votes)
    38 %
    Preggle (shorter wrap around shape) : (0 votes)
    Leachco Back 'N Belly - Contoured Body Pillow (U shaped contoured @ back & belly) : (1 votes)
    8 %
    Comfort Cuddle pillow (paisley shaped) : (0 votes)
    Generic body pillow or larger total body pillow : (4 votes)
    31 %
    Belly wedge : (0 votes)
    Belly wedge with back support : (0 votes)
    I am superwoman, I didn't need pillows : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    58 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I used a regular body pillow I picked up from Wal-Mart. I liked some of the fancier ones but they were too large and took up so much room in our bed. The cheapo one worked like a charm 🙂

    Post # 4
    553 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    I tried the nest of regular pillows but it didn’t work. Way too hard to maneuver around but I loved the Snoogle! There may be some cheaper alternatives but it fit me perfectly because it was a little less thick than a standard body pillow. 

    Post # 5
    8353 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I just used a regular king size pillow when I was pregnant with my kids. I didn’t see the need for an added expense of a specialty pillow.

    Post # 6
    332 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    Love my snoogle! Not preggo anymore and I still use it. It helps me sleep so much better!

    Post # 7
    2829 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I used a feather pillow that was nice and smooshie, it worked pretty well.

    Post # 8
    439 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I tried a Snoogle {borrowed from a friend, wow I can’t believe how expensive it is!!!} and it did not work for me. I like to stretch out my legs so it got in my way and I preferred my own pillow under my head. So at 6 months I’m still just using a standard pillow for my legs/belly, although I may soon ‘upgrade’ to an inexpensive body pillow.

    Post # 9
    1892 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I don’t need a pregnancy pillow yet, but I read somewhere that a pillow 5 feet or longer is recommended during pregnancy. I plan to just use a body pillow we already had instead of purchasing a new one but we will see.

    Post # 10
    5822 posts
    Bee Keeper

    None of them.  Hated them all (and I did try at least four brands!).  I ended up elevating my legs and it cured all my discomfort!

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