Recently updated on September 12th, 2016 at 11:22 pm
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This is my third pregnancy, I’ve had a recent back injury and have a physically demanding job as a massage therapist. To top it off I don’t like sleeping on my side. I knew I had to invest in a comfortable pillow with this pregnancy but had no idea what a huge impact it would have with my sleep and comfort. The Snoogle Pillow has blown me away and my only regret is that I didn’t buy it earlier or with my first two pregnancies.
Below are the highlights of this pregnancy pillow from their Amazon page:
- Best selling body / pregnancy pillow on Amazon
- Snoogle takes the place of multiple pillows to support hips, back, neck, and tummy
- Patented design was developed by a Registered Nurse and Mom
- Enjoy cuddle comfort and support without the extra body heat
- Snoogle Original has a sham-style removable cover that is machine washable
After sleeping with the Snoogle pregnancy pillow for just a week, I noticed a huge improvement in my sleep, pain, stiffness, range of motion, and overall comfort. I wake up in the morning feeling well-rested and pain free! The Snoogle supports my head, neck, shoulders, hips and knees, keeping my spine aligned.
Every pregnant mama will agree that getting comfortable at night is a huge challenge that gets worse as the pregnancy progresses. Creating a nest of pillows around you every night is time consuming, hot, and difficult; especially as you grow. Keeping the spine aligned is imperative but nearly impossible with 900 pillows that move or flatten in the night. Not to mention, any shift, flip, or trip to the bathroom forcing you to attempt to recreate the perfect set up all over again. This is my favorite part of the Snoogle…one pillow and I’m comfortable. I went from sleeping with seven pillows every night to one! I absolutely love that the c shape of the pillow seems to naturally form to my body making it easy to adjust, flip sides, or come back to bed after the restroom. It’s easy and efficient to get confortable with this pillow.
I mentioned earlier that I’ve had a back injury. Going to bed at night sometimes felt like entering a torture chamber. Constant pressure in one position can cause pain for anyone whether injured, pregnant or not. Before the pillow, I experienced chronic back pain, especially at night, and was unable to ever lie on my left side. My back was most comfortable lying flat but my growing belly was not allowing that. Shockingly, with the Snoogle pregnancy pillow I am comfortable laying and even sleeping on my left side. I wake up in the morning with little or no back pain! This has been a huge relief as left side rest/sleep is recommended with pregnancy for healthy blood flow to the heart, fetus, uterus and kidneys. Sleeping comfortably on my left side also allows me to switch sides relieving the constant pressure on my right hip and shoulder.
There are six different positions for the pillow that the company displays with names and easy to understand and replicate pictures of how to create the position. It also lists the benefits to your body. I’m using the “swirl” position as I type, where the pillow is basically rolled up in the shape of a cinnamon roll supporting my neck and back beautifully. This pillow keeps me comfortable whether I’m sleeping, sitting on the couch, or reading to my kids on the floor. It’s been my favorite and most helpful possession. If you are pregnant, a side sleeper, or have a back injury get this pillow. If you know someone who is pregnant be their hero and surprise them with the Snoogle!
You can get the Snoogle Pillow from Amazon.
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