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Top 7 Breastfeeding Pillows


Updated June 09, 2014

Using a nursing pillow can help with positioning and latch of your baby. This can help prevent problems with nursing and make it a more comfortable experience for you and baby. However, not all pillows are alike. Learn what pillows offer what support and which pillow help which situations from preemies to twins, breast and bottle feeding and more!

1. My Brest Friend Pillow

My Breast Friend Nursing Pillow
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This pillow wraps around your waist for a secure fit while you feed your baby. It also has latch risers to help ensure a proper latch for breastfeeding babies. Pockets help store items needed while feeding baby.

2. Boppy

Boppy Breastfeeding Pillow
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The Boppy was not originally designed as a nursing pillow, however, it has come to be used quite frequently for this purpose. Many moms really love the dual use of the Boppy as a nursing pillow and a baby toy. The one complaint about the Boppy for nursing is that it doesn't fit all moms around the waist. Lots of colors and patterns and now removable covers on some models.

3. Natural Nursing Pillow

Natural Nursing Pillow
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This breastfeeding pillow is less circular and therefore fits your lap rather than your waist. It offers bright designs and can be used for other purposes.
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4. Utterly Yours Breast Pillow

Utterly Yours Breast Pillow
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The Utterly Yours Breast Pillow is a bit different than most breastfeeding pillows. This one supports your breast for hands free nursing rather than supporting the baby. This is a great gift for a new mom and works really well for mothers with larger breasts.

5. Nurse Prop R Pillow

This is actually an adjustable pillow that also encircles the waist for support for mom's back and freedom of movement. The angle of each side is also adjustable to help prevent air from getting in baby's mouth. It has handy side pockets to store feeding supplies.

6. Twin Nursing Pillow

Twin Nursing Pillow
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When you have more than one baby, you need just the right breastfeeding pillow to help. A normal nursing pillow just doesn't cut the mustard because you have two babies. If the babies are smaller, they need evern more support and you have fewer hands...
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7. Honeysuckle Pillow

The HoneySuckle Nursing Pillow is a great breastfeeding aid. It probably works best for moms with long torsos or those who will be on a chair without arms.

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