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How Much Does a Body Pillow Cost?

 
low costLow: As Little as $15average costMedium: Usually $40-$60high costHigh: Goose-down of Hypoallergenic Can Run $60-$160

Body or maternity pillows are specifically designed to help a pregnant woman sleep more comfortably. According to the nonprofit American Pregnancy Association[1] , it is best for a pregnant women to sleep on her side to increase the amount of blood and nutrients that reach the placenta. WebMD[2] says having a pillow under the abdomen or between the knees may also help. Maternity pillows come in many shapes: straight, full-length pillows and those shaped like a "c" or a "j." Some are wedge or doughnut-shaped, while others consist of two pillows joined by fabric and Velcro, which can be adjusted so the pillows support the abdomen and back simultaneously.

Typical costs:

  • Smaller-sized pillows, such as the Boppy Pregnancy Wedge cost as little as $15.
  • Larger pillows, like the Snoogle[3] and the Snoozer[4] typically cost $40 to $60.
  • Hypoallergenic or natural goose-down pillows are more expensive, usually between $60 and $160.
Related articles: Maternity Clothes, Prenatal Care

What should be included:
  • Maternity pillows should come with at least one machine-washable pillowcase.
Additional costs:
  • Additional pillowcases will run between $15 and $40, depending on the type of fabric and size of the pillow.
Shopping for a body pillow:
  • The Sleep Foundation offers sleeping tips for pregnant women that may help you determine criteria for choosing a pillow.
Material on this page is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice. For medical decisions, always consult your physician for the right course for your infant or child.
 
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What People Are Paying - Recent Comments
It is true. My child now sleeps like a baby
Amount: $86.00
Posted by: Mandy Hayes in Hickory, NC.Posted: August 23rd, 2010 05:08PM
Brand: MumoocieType: Body Pillow
I purchased this same pillow for my daughter who would crawl in bed with my husband and I every night because she was afraid of the dark. She just turned 8 so it was getting crowded in my bed.I have been using this Mumoocie now for several months and love it. It took her a couple of weeks to adjust but now she sleeps in her own bed.This has been a lifesaver.I would highly recommend.
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memory foam body pillow
Amount: $100.00
Posted by: Ron P in Atlanta, GA.Posted: August 9th, 2009 12:08PM
Brand: MumoocieType: curved body pillow
I bought this pillow online and I love it. The outer cover is machine washable and the whole pillow about 2 feet long is super curvy and fits my body perfect.I have never seen anything like it.Even better it is made in Florida.
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External Resources:
  1.  americanpregnancy.org/pregnancyhealth/sleepingpositions.html
  2.  www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/guide/pregnancy-insomnia
  3.  leachco.stores.yahoo.net/snoogle.html
  4.  www.snoozer.com/fullBody.asp?prodid=szr1001
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