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Pregnancy pillows?

I have been using two throw pillows for support, but I'm considering buying a real pregnancy pillow. I'm usually a side sleeper, but I do flip sides during the night. We also have a queen sized bed, so it will have to fit in a smaller space. 

Any good ones that you ladies would recommend? Or should I just stick with throw pillows?
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TTC #1 since March 2011
Dx = Unexplained IF
1 medicated TI cycle & 4 clomid IUIs = all BFNs
June 2013 IVF #1 = 6 frosties + BFP!
DS1 born 2/14

TTC #2 since December 2014
May 2015 unassisted BFP ended in m/c at 7wks
April 2016 FET #1 = BFN
June 2016 FET #2 = c/p
August 2016 FET #3 = BFP!
DS2 born 4/17

Re: Pregnancy pillows?

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    I had a snoogle pillow & a wedge (made by boppy) last time & they made a very uncomfortable sleeping situation a little better. I am thinking I might be not quite the whale I became last time, this time, so it might work better this time around. Thats my two cents. They do take up a lot of room & your hubbie may not be too happy :) but as long as you are comfortable thats all that matters.
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    It's not the smallest pillow, but it is, IMO, the best.  I like it because when you turn over, you don't have to take it with you.  It was snug in a queen bed, but we upgraded to a king when we moved shortly after DD was born.  I can't say enough good things about it. 

    https://www.amazon.com/Leachco-Belly-Contoured-Pillow-Ivory/dp/B0002E7DIQ/ref=sr_1_3?s=baby-products&ie=UTF8&qid=1375026465&sr=1-3&keywords=leachco+total+body+pillow
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    I just have a regular body pillow I bought from Target. I keep it on my side of the bed since I typically sleep on my right side anyway. I also have a normal pillow for when I turn onto my left side. I toss and turn A LOT since I've been pregnant and this works for me. I just couldnt spend a fortune on an enormous pillow (but I also enjoy snuggling with my DH too)
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    I've been liking the Dreamweaver pillow. It looks like a candy cane, so it's curved for your head (or feet if turned upside down) and doesn't take up too much room. I'm also in a queen bed and DH and I are both tall, so the Snoogle wouldn't have fit.
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    https://www.amazon.com/Leachco-Snoogle-Total-Body-Pillow/dp/B0000635WI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1375055329&sr=8-1&keywords=snoogle+pregnancy+pillow

    This is the one that I have and I REALLY like it. We also have a queen size bed and it isn't too bad. I toss and turn a lot from side to side at night and it works good.
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    I don't recommend the boppy body maternity pillow. I have one and I find it uncomfortable and unhelpful. I just ordered the leachco contoured back and body so I'm patiently awaiting its arrival, I'll keep you posted! It is rather large but my be worthy the bed splurge.

    Check out a snoogle for a queen. Heard good things about it too.
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    I use a comforter because I found the snoogle to big
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    lynnyloo said:
    I bought the Leachco Snoogle about a month ago. I have used it a few times, but I find putting any part of it under my head is uncomfortable by morning and I end up with a sore neck and migraine.

    This morning my dog discovered the pregnancy pillow for the first time and looks far more comfortable than I ever did with it.
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    Ok, have tried to edit this multiple times, but obviously I can no longer work tinypic uploading.
    Hahaha, I can see the pic through the link, and your dog looks quite happy with that pillow!!! :)
    *** Trigger Warnings ***

    TTC #1 since March 2011
    Dx = Unexplained IF
    1 medicated TI cycle & 4 clomid IUIs = all BFNs
    June 2013 IVF #1 = 6 frosties + BFP!
    DS1 born 2/14

    TTC #2 since December 2014
    May 2015 unassisted BFP ended in m/c at 7wks
    April 2016 FET #1 = BFN
    June 2016 FET #2 = c/p
    August 2016 FET #3 = BFP!
    DS2 born 4/17
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