Someone that has not been pregnant will never understand the discomfort it sometimes brings. Because the extra weight your body is carrying areas of your back, hips, legs, and feet often feel incredible pain and discomfort. However, pregnancy pillows can be used to ease the pain and support the extra weight. Pregnancy pillows can be slept with or used during the day to provide the extra comfort needed.
Basically, pregnancy pillows are specially designed to fit on certain parts of your body and add support. There are several different types made to fit across your lower back, between your knees or thighs, on your neck, or on your stomach.
As you progress through the stages of pregnancy, it will be more and more difficult to get comfortable. It will likely get to the point that you have a hard time sleeping because every way you lay causes discomfort. As your stomach gets bigger, sleeping on your back will make you feel as though you can not breathe, and, of course, sleeping on your stomach does not work. For these reasons, you will most likely end up on your side. However, the extra weight makes your hips hurt and you are not able to position yourself very well. Luckily, pregnancy pillows provide relief!
The ideal position is lying on your side with a pregnancy pillow between your knees/thighs and another behind your back. The pillow between your legs offers support and relieves some of the pressure on your hips, while the pillow behind your back allows