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If you’re one of those brave souls who prefers to snooze on your stomach, you know the struggle of finding the perfect pillow. The wrong choice can leave you with a sore neck, achy shoulders, and a less-than-restful sleep.
But fear not, because I’ve done the hard work for you. My team of sleep experts and I have tested and curated a list of top UK pillows designed specifically for stomach sleepers. Say goodbye to discomfort and hello to blissful slumber… It’s time to find your dream pillow and wake up on the right side – or rather, the front – of the bed.
Here at WhatMattress, our sleep experts went through several stages of testing to find the top pillows for stomach/front sleepers. We gathered feedback from our product testers who primarily sleep on their stomachs, as well as combination sleepers who sometimes sleep in this position.
This way, we could be sure that each pillow we recommend is a good fit for stomach sleepers, whether because of a low profile, adjustable depth, or enhanced head and neck support.
Note that your pillow can also be to blame if you regularly struggle to get comfortable when in bed. So, when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, it really is important to ensure that you’re as comfortable as possible – which may sound obvious, but many people just “put up” with it.
Is there a pillow specifically for front sleepers?
If you sleep on your front (stomach) and often wake up with a sore neck, shoulder or back then it could be down to your pillow. This is because the firmness and height of your pillow is crucial.
And what’s more, if your head and neck are elevated too much, it can cause all sorts of problems; that’s why we made sure to focus more on pillows that are thinner, so your head and neck are in a more natural position.
Finding the right balance is not easy, especially when there are so many other factors to consider. The amount of support required will vary depending on whether you are a front sleeper, side or stomach sleeper. This is in addition to your personal preference of course.
The general advice I always give here is: wake up and smell reality! Your pillow has an expiration date, like a lot of things, and it’s time to face the hard truth that even the fanciest, priciest pillows lose their magic over time.
As they age, they become more like unsupportive ghosts of their former selves, unwieldy and out of shape. So, if you’re a proud stomach sleeper who wakes up with a mix of aches, pains, and nasal obstructions, it’s high time for a pillow upgrade.
Don’t worry, I’ve scoured the market to find the ultimate thin and mighty pillows that’ll transform your sleep experience. Say goodbye to discomfort and hello to dreamy nights of deep, rejuvenating rest. Get ready to meet your match made in pillow heaven!