Nursing Pillow Buying Guide
Breastfeeding pillows are a huge help for nursing mums in terms of support and comfort.
What To Consider
- A factor to consider when purchasing a pillow is the length of time you expect to breastfeed. If you will be nursing at home exclusively for your baby's first year, you may want to invest in a pillow that can last (and that your baby won't outgrow so quickly).
- While not a necessary item, nursing pillows do help to keep correct posture and reduce strain on your arms, back and neck, making feeding much more comfortable. It's especially a big help for c-section mums
- Try on a nursing pillow before buying it. The shape that works best for you depends on your height and body type, so there is no one size fits all!
|Popular brands||My Brest Friend||Chicco||Ergobaby||Clevamama|
|Model||Original Nursing Pillow||Boppy Nursing Pillow||Ergobaby Natural Curve Nursing Pillow||ClevaCushion 10-in-1 Nursing Pillow|
|Shape and firmness||O shaped. Firm and Flat||U shaped, firm and curved||Crescent Shaped, firm||U shaped with an insert cushion. Soft but firm|
|Fastening System||Adjustable strap with buckle latch||None||None||Adjustable strap|
|Materials and washability||Cover: 100% cotton, Foam: 100% Polyurethane Foam w/o flame retardants. Cover can be machine washed but not machine dried.||Cover: 80% Polyester, 20% Cotton. Filling: Virgin Polyester Fiberfill. Both cover and pillow can be machine washed and dried and still maintain shape.||Cover: Poplin 100% Cotton, Foam: 100% PU, Lining: 100% Polyester. Pillow cover removable and machine washable. Interior lining to protect against spills.||Cover: Oekotex, Filling: Clevafoam. Cover is removable and machine washable.|
|Additional Features||Storage Pocket for small nursing items, phone or burp cloths, raised supports on each side of pillow for baby's head, back & arm support wraps around mom's body||Versatile as a pillow for tummy time and propping baby.||Elevated sides good for longer babies or women with long torsoes||Multipurpose including baby nest, bolseter seat, cushion for car seat, pram, high chair, bouncer and stroller.|
|Where to buy||Mothercare||Mums.sg||Pupsik||Mothercare|
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