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Breastfeeding Pillows

The Amilian nursing pillow provides optimal support for expectant and new mothers with its 100% cotton cover and an attractive dandelion gray design. | 100% washable cott...

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The Amilian pillow cover is elegant, of high quality, and crafted from 100% cotton, offering unmatched softness. | 100% cotton, soft to the touch | Washable at 30°C and e...

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Amilian introduces a versatile pregnancy pillow, offering both comfort and support, adorned with a charming "Bear on Clouds" pattern. | 100% cotton fabric, washable and d...

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This Amilian nursing pillow offers comfort and relaxation, ideal for expectant mothers and babies. | Multifunctional design for sleep and breastfeeding | Quiet and soft p...

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Amilian cover specifically designed for breastfeeding and positioning pillows, ensuring comfort and aesthetics. | Dimensions: approx. 160 cm | 100% washable cotton | Mult...

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The Amilian XXL Nursing Pillow ensures exceptional comfort and support for expectant mothers and their babies. | Quality filling for lasting durability | XXL size for ver...

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The Babymoov B.LOVE Wind Blue maternity and nursing pillow is designed to offer ultimate comfort to both mother and baby, while being eco-friendly and sustainable. | Idea...

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The evolving Badabulle nursing pillow, filled with fine microbeads, is designed for the well-being of expectant and new mothers. | Evolves post-birth for arm and back sup...

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The Béaba Big Flopsy cushion, made with top-quality French fabrics, delivers optimal comfort for mothers and babies. | High-quality French fabrics with easy care | Ergono...

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The Big Flopsy by RED CASTLE/BÉABA is a multifunctional pillow, designed to provide optimal comfort during pregnancy and nursing. | Generous size of 170 cm | Offers relax...

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The Boppy nursing pillow, with its ergonomic design and Miracle Middle insert, provides ideal support for moms and babies during nursing. | Scientifically studied ergonom...

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The Doomoo Tetra Grey cover for the Comfy Big represents the perfect blend of natural aesthetics and organic comfort for your maternity journey. | Designed specifically f...

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The EMI&SAM 170 cm nursing pillow provides tailored support during and after pregnancy. | Relaxes and soothes during pregnancy | Assists in feeding the baby post-birth | ...

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The breastfeeding pillow designed for optimal comfort for both baby and mother. | Machine washable at 60°C | Removable cover at 40°C | Soft padding for optimal comfort | ...

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Interbaby introduces its Star Gray nursing pillow, blending functionality and comfort for both mom and baby. | Useful during pregnancy and nursing | Removable cover for e...

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The nursing pillow is both an optimal sleep support and an ally for breastfeeding mothers, designed with a 170 cm cotton cover. | Dimensions: 170 cm | 100% cotton cover w...

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The pink nursing pillow with a shooting star pattern is a cherished asset for expectant and new mothers. | 100% hollow siliconized fiber padding | Ideal for sleep support...

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The nursing cushion blends vivid patterns with features, offering softness and comfort for both mother and baby. | 100% cotton, skin-friendly | Effectively protects baby'...

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The multifunctional cotton nursing pillow, measuring 170cm, provides optimal support during pregnancy, nursing, and beyond. | Specifically designed for side positioning |...

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Pharmedoc presents a versatile pillow catering to support during and post-pregnancy. | 4-in-1 Design: Pregnancy, nursing, relaxation, and body | Cooling cover for soothin...

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The RUGUIES nursing pillow provides optimal comfort for mother and baby with its unique ergonomic design. | Features a 45° anti-reflux cushion | Original designs accompan...

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The Ruspela nursing cushion cover combines functionality with aesthetics, ensuring a gentle and memorable breastfeeding moment. | New and protective design | Various styl...

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The Ruspela nursing pillow cover offers optimal elastic grip, combined with the softness and breathability of pure cotton. | Compatible with standard nursing pillows | 2 ...

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This Sei Design nursing pillow, certified by IGR experts for its ergonomics, combines comfort and aesthetics for both mother and baby. | 100% cotton with cute baby design...

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The SMOOTHY nursing pillow, perfect for the sleep and relaxation of both mother and baby. | Optimizes lying position | Made with 100% cotton | Tested for harmful subs...

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The Theraline Dodo Pillow Premium nursing cushion offers softness, durability, and quietness with its cotton design and high-quality microbeads. | Durable materials with ...

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The Tinéo Maternity Cushion, both flexible and supportive, becomes an indispensable companion from pregnancy to breastfeeding, ensuring comfort and relief. | Superior ada...

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The Totsy Baby mini nursing pillow offers optimal comfort for breastfeeding. | Designed for on-the-go with a compact design. | Perfect for nursing at home or while out. |...

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The XXL Nursing and Pregnancy Cushion is designed to support expecting mothers, with a 100% washable cotton cover and a blue anchor design. | High-quality fabric, washabl...

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The ZK ZuresKa breastfeeding cushion combines comfort and practicality for both mom and baby. | Ideal for traveling due to its compact size | 100% soft cotton cover, wash...

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In this dedicated space for "nursing pillows," Placemed offers you a carefully selected range of products tailored for healthcare professionals.
Nursing pillows are specifically designed to provide optimal support for both mother and baby, promoting correct positioning and reducing muscle tension. They are the result of extensive research and meticulous attention to detail to ensure impeccable quality.
Suitable for use in maternity wards, clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities, these pillows can help facilitate the breastfeeding experience, enhance the well-being of the mother, and support healthcare professionals in their missions.

What is a nursing pillow?

A nursing pillow is an essential accessory for any new mother. It is a type of pillow specifically designed to support both the mother and the baby during breastfeeding sessions, contributing to a more comfortable and relaxing nursing experience.
Breastfeeding is a unique experience that requires proper posture and adequate support to avoid back, neck, arm, or shoulder pain. The nursing pillow precisely addresses these needs. It is placed around the mother's waist or on her lap, providing an elevated surface to support the baby during breastfeeding. This helps maintain the baby at an appropriate height, reducing strain on the mother's arms and promoting proper breastfeeding positioning.
Additionally, it also serves to provide support to the baby, helping to keep them in a comfortable and secure position during breastfeeding. Some models are even designed to adapt as the baby grows, offering support tailored to each stage of their development.

What are the types of nursing pillows?

Today, there are several types of nursing pillows available in the medical market, designed to meet various needs and preferences:

  1. U-shaped nursing pillow: often referred to as a "universal nursing pillow," this is a large U-shaped pillow that wraps around the mother's waist. It provides support for the arms and back and helps maintain the baby at an appropriate height for breastfeeding. It is one of the most popular types of nursing supports.
  2. C-shaped nursing pillow: this type is more flexible and can be used in various ways. It can be wrapped around the waist for breastfeeding or used as support for the back or belly during pregnancy.
  3. V-shaped nursing pillow: this breastfeeding support pillow has a more pointed shape and is generally smaller than the U and C types. It is perfect for mothers who prefer a less bulky design or who want to use it to support the baby when they start sitting.
  4. Crescent-shaped nursing pillow: this type of breastfeeding pillow is ideal for mothers looking for specific support for a certain body part, such as the arm or neck.
  5. Inflatable nursing pillow: this is a nursing support pillow that can be inflated as needed, making it an excellent option for travel. It can be deflated and folded for easy storage and transport.

Each type of nursing pillow has its advantages and is suitable for different breastfeeding styles. The choice will largely depend on the mother's personal preferences, breastfeeding posture, and specific support needs.

Uses and Benefits of Nursing Pillows

A nursing pillow is a valuable tool for new mothers and their babies, offering a variety of uses and benefits that go beyond breastfeeding itself.

  1. Support during breastfeeding: The primary use of a nursing pillow is to provide comfortable support to both the mother and the baby during breastfeeding. It helps maintain the baby at the appropriate height, reducing strain on the mother's neck, back, and arms.
  2. Aid in proper breastfeeding position: A nursing pillow helps ensure that the baby is properly positioned for breastfeeding. This can help prevent common issues such as cracked nipples or engorgement and promotes proper latching.
  3. Comfort for the baby: In addition to breastfeeding support, the nursing pillow can also be used as a cozy nest for the baby, keeping them safe and comfortable.
  4. Use during pregnancy: Some women find the nursing pillow useful for supporting their growing belly during pregnancy or for relieving pressure on the back and hips when lying down.
  5. Support for the baby after breastfeeding: As the baby grows, the nursing pillow can be used to support them when they start learning to sit, providing gentle and secure support.
  6. Postpartum comfort: After childbirth, some nursing pillows can be used as support to alleviate postpartum discomfort, helping to support abdominal muscles and provide comfort to mothers during the recovery period.

Factors to Consider When Buying a Nursing Pillow

Buying a nursing pillow is an important decision that can have a significant impact on the breastfeeding experience. Here are some factors you can consider when making your purchase:

  1. Shape and size: Nursing pillows come in various shapes and sizes, including U-shaped, C-shaped, V-shaped, and crescent-shaped. Consider your available space, the size of your patients, and how you plan to use the product to determine the shape and size that best suits your needs.
  2. Level of support: Some models offer firmer support than others. Opt for models that provide higher support levels to address any back or neck issues.
  3. Materials: Nursing pillows can be made from different types of materials, including cotton, polyester, and memory foam. The choice of material can affect comfort, durability, and maintenance of the pillow.
  4. Ease of cleaning: Accidents can happen during breastfeeding, so it's important to choose a model with a removable and machine-washable cover for easy cleaning.
  5. Portability: For added mobility, you can choose a lighter model or even an inflatable one for easy portability.
  6. Adaptability: Some nursing pillows are designed to grow with the baby, serving as breastfeeding support, a nest for the baby, and even a support to help them sit when the time comes.
  7. Budget: Lastly, consider your budget.

How to Use a Nursing Pillow

Using a nursing pillow can greatly enhance the breastfeeding experience for both the mother and the baby. Here's how to effectively use it and take care of it:

Usage

  1. Positioning: Place the nursing pillow around your waist, ensuring it is properly positioned to provide the necessary support. It should lift your baby to a height that avoids you having to lean or hunch over to breastfeed.
  2. Breastfeeding positions: The nursing pillow can be used in a variety of positions. For the cradle position, place the baby on the pillow facing you. For the football or rugby ball position, place the baby at your side with their feet pointing towards the back. The device should always help support your arm and the weight of the baby.
  3. Resting position: Outside of breastfeeding, the pillow can be used to prop your baby in an inclined position, which can help prevent reflux. However, make sure to never leave your baby unattended on the pillow.

Maintenance

  1. Cleaning: To keep your nursing pillow clean, use a removable cover that can be easily taken off and washed. Most models are designed with removable covers for easy cleaning.
  2. Washing instructions: Always follow the manufacturer's instructions for washing. Some models can be machine-washed, while others need to be hand-washed. It's important to properly dry the pillow to prevent the development of mold.
  3. Storage: Store your nursing pillow in a dry and cool place to preserve its durability. Avoid damp or sunny areas that could degrade the pillow's materials.