Not every pillow is the best fit for every nursing mother or breastfeeding situation. Here are several breastfeeding pillows to consider, based on different criteria and situations.
So when you are searching for a high quality breastfeeding pillow, what are the most important things to look for? In general, you want the pillow to be firm enough to provide plenty of support, yet flexible enough so that it can be used in different positions. You also want it to be partially washable at least, well-made and of course affordable.
|Cute Cord breastfeeding cushion in green
|Cute Cord portable breastfeeding cushion in blue
|Classic Blue stripe breastfeeding cushion
|Spare outer bag
|Ulimate Stripe Nursing Pillow Blue
|Ultimate Dotty Breastfeeding pillow
Popular breastfeeding pillow brand Boppy even provides on their website, urging mothers to not use pillows, including the Boppy, in baby’s sleep area.
So, what do you need to look for in a good quality breastfeeding pillow? Generally, it should be firm enough to be supportive but flexible enough to use in a variety of positions and it should be at least partially washable so that it will last as long as your nursing relationship does. Least but not last, it should also be affordable.