Boppy Prenatal Sleep Wedge (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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- 50% Cotton/50% Polyurethane Foam
- Removable, machine-washable slipcover.
- 2 contoured sides help keep baby safe from rolling
- Durable quilted vinyl resists moisture
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I continued to use this wedge after my baby was born for a few different uses. We used it in his bassinet, underneath the top part of the mattress to raise my baby's head as the rounded part of the wedge fit perfectly in it. My baby could not lay flat due to spit up and acid reflux issues, so the wedge provided the perfect rise. I also used it during nursing to provide an added boost to baby's head. I placed it underneath my baby's head, on top of the regular Boppy pillow to raise his head closer for nursing. We also used it to raise my baby's head when he was lying down next to us. We monitored him at all times whenever we used it this way.
Overall this wedge has been used a lot, more than we originally thought when purchasing it. I would recommend it.
When I was not even into my second trimester yet, I began having pain in my hips that would wake me up several times a night. I tried putting a regular pillow between my legs, and also purchased a body pillow thinking that would help, neither helped, AT ALL! Then one day I ran across this product on Amazon and since it was such a good price, decided to give it a try. I didn't think it would help me until my belly got larger, but I tried it the first night I had it anyway. Now it doesn't CURE the pain entirely, but it certainly helped a great deal! I have been sleeping much better now that I have this pillow, and now that I'm well into my second trimester I have found other increasingly helpful uses for it, such as back support while sitting on the couch. I also use it to sleep on my back in the night when side sleeping is no longer working by propping it under my right side so that I am not "flat" on my back.
I HIGHLY recommend this product!
Wow. What a difference it has made to both my wife and baby to be. My wife now finds that her back is better aligned and that the baby no longer 'drops' towards the mattress. Also, not only does she sleep better at night, but she also uses the wedge when lying on the sofa. She doean't go anywhere in the house without it now!
It has a removable outer cover so it can be washed. I'm not so keen on the color scheme but hey it's going to be used in bed - it's not meant to be a fashion accessory! It also comes in a stiff plastic bag that can be used for other things (store baby's bath toys etc).
Such a simple idea yet an effective one. Do your wife (or yourself) a favor and get this wedge.
--Inexpensive. Many other maternity pillows cost several times more, but this is inexpensive enough to try as an experiment. If you don't like it, you're not out much.
--Easily rearranged in bed. When I flip from side to side half-asleep, it's easy to grab the wedge and move it, too.
--Not too big. Our king-size is getting crowded with my huge belly, so having a small pillow is certainly an advantage for leaving my husband some room to sleep.
--Works also as a bit of lumbar support when I'm sitting up reading in bed.
--It's a little hard, so it doesn't always conform quite right to my belly when side-sleeping. This is especially true now with two large babies who love to kick & rearrange their bodies at night. There are some positions that our twins get into where the Boppy Wedge actually makes things feel worse by adding unnecessary pressure.
--Hard to fit a pillow case to it (unless you want to sew something yourself), but at least the outer case is removable/washable.
--Sometimes, the height of the wedge is just a bit too much, causing me to want to roll onto my back.
Overall, if you're having a hard time sleeping, the Boppy Wedge is worth trying. It isn't perfect, but I still use it every night. And, I can imagine it may come in handy even after our twins are born.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I hoped the pillow would be a perfect thing during the later months of pregnancy supporting my belly..but it was not as expected and didi nit provide the proper support. Read morePublished 5 months ago by swati
Not as soft as I imagined... A little akward and uncomfortable. But I guess it does the jobPublished 6 months ago by stephanie
This wedge pillow is just the right size for taking the pressure out of resting on my side whether for sleep or relaxing on the couch. Read morePublished 8 months ago by ANBaker
I bought this while I was pregnant with my son. I used it every night, and It helped me a lot. Without this product, I was having trouble sleeping because I was so uncomfortable... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Cazami
It is smaller than I expected but still makes sleeping a lot easier. Don't think it's worth $30 though.Published 8 months ago by Ranforth Sevillano
I bought this pillow before pregnancy. Used it through pregnancy. Still using it years later. Quality pillow. Washes easily.Published 9 months ago by Rachy
This pillow is suuuuuuuper small. Like a foot across. And the incline is barely noticeable. Honestly, I couldn't use it.Published 10 months ago by Nicole