Do you want to get a comfortable night's sleep? A body pillow is exactly what you might need. It can benefit anyone starting from a pregnant woman to a side sleeper. A good body pillow not only supports your body but also keeps your back, hips, and neck in line, regardless of your sleeping position.

When it comes to choosing the right body pillow, things might seem difficult with so many options with different shapes and various pillow fillings available in the market, especially when you have neck pain or other health issues.

Therefore to make things easier, here are some of the best body pillows that provide full-body support and help you relax.

The Different Types of Body Pillows to Choose From

Full Support Body Pillow

If you are a side sleeper and enjoy lying on your side, the Full Support Body Pillow might be the perfect choice for you. Its long length help support your back, neck, hips, and spine to stay in line while you are lying on your sides.

U-Shape Pregnancy Body Pillows

This uniquely designed body pillow provides complete support and relief during pregnancy, providing a better nights sleep for both the mother and the baby. This pillow offers support for the back, belly, hips, and legs, reducing aches and discomfort.

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Bamboo Body Pillow

If you feel too hot and sweaty at night, the Bamboo Body Pillow might be a great choice to opt for. This cooling pillow is made of breathable materials, mostly a mix of bamboo and a little bit of polyester, making it one of the best body pillows for people who get hot while sleeping.

Apart from keeping you cool all night, the bamboo body pillows also contain anti-allergen properties, keep dust mites away, and are great for the environment.

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The I-Shape Body Pillow

This long rectangular-shaped pillow is also known as an orthopedic pillow that helps support your spine and body. You can wrap it around your arms and legs from top to bottom and get a comfortable nights sleep.

The J-Shape

A body pillow with a bent bottom makes a J-shaped pillow. There are many ways to hold this pillow, but the most common way is to sit in the bend and hug the straight part. You can also use the bend as a pillow for your head.

The C-Shape

The C-shaped pillow is a smaller version of the U-shaped body pillow. You can put the left side of the C against your back, wrap your legs around the bottom curve, and rest your head on the top curve to get a restful nights sleep.


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Boody Pillow Fillings

Memory foam.

This is a soft filling that is often used in mattresses to help your body stay aligned while you sleep. It's made of a material called polyurethane.


This is a type of material made from oil, and it can be cheaper than other options.


If you want something soft that also keeps you warm, down feathers might be a good choice.


This material is from rubber trees. It is used in some body pillows which molds with your body to give you comfort and support while sleeping.

Benefits of Body Pillows

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  • Whether you're a side, back, or stomach sleeper, a body pillow can help you find a comfortable sleeping position.
  • Body pillows help in keeping your spine in the right position throughout your sleeping time, preventing morning aches and discomfort.
  • Body pillows can provide extra support for the growing belly, back, and hips, of pregnant women helping both the mother and the child sleep better.
  • Body pillows are not just for sleeping but you can also use them for sitting or as a nursing pillow after your delivery.
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Health Benefits of Using a Body Pillow

The Bottom Line

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Choosing the right body pillow can not only help you sleep better but also improve your overall health. Whether you're dealing with aches and pains, expecting a baby, or want to get a better night's sleep, a body pillow should be your first choice. Whether you prefer sleeping on your back, side, or stomach there is a body pillow type for each sleeping position.

At Eli&Elm, we understand the importance of getting a comfortable nights sleep. Therefore we offer a range of pillows starting from body-to-side sleepers to pregnancy pillows which are designed keeping your needs in mind.

Choose your ideal pillow from Eli&Elm today!


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