Pregnancy is a breath-taking and blissful experience but it comes with its baggage, both physical and emotional. The body goes through a plethora of changes that can disrupt a woman’s sleeping cycle. 

Sleep is a significant aspect that plays a crucial role in the health of the mother and the baby.

Research indicates that during pregnancy 75% of the woman are sleep deprived. Pregnancy can cause you to wake up frequently during the night due to the urgent need to empty the bladder.

It also produces changes in the hormones which may result in insomnia, leg cramps, heartburn, sleep apnea, nausea and pains throughout your body. As a result, choosing the right mattress is of utmost importance.

Factors to be Considered while choosing a Mattress:

  1. Comfort
    Side sleeping posture is recommended for pregnant women. Memory foam or latex mattresses can provide a soft and comfortable surface necessary for a night of uninterrupted sleep.
  2. Temperature Regulation
    Since many pregnant women sleep hotter than normal; a mattress that absorbs the body heat is suitable. Gel foams or similar cooling technologies will help cool down and sleep better.
  3. Firmness
    A mattress with medium firmness best suits a pregnant woman as it provides the comfort and support to wake up frequently, in the middle of the night to urinate.
  4. Motion Isolation
    Frequent wakefulness can be a problem when sharing the bed with a partner. Mattresses that isolate motion and produce minimal noise are advisable for couples since pregnancy often leads to frequent night time washroom trips.

Brands that offer the best mattress for Pregnant Women in India:

1. Emma Original

It is a memory foam mattress and comes with built-in “Airgocell” open-cell technology that facilitates perfect temperature control and breathability.

Ability to negate any motion transfer, thus preventing from disrupting the partner’s sleep.

It is completely Eco-friendly and is the only brand that comes with a 20-year warranty.

(Credits-Emma)

2. Wake-Fit Orthopaedic Memory Foam Mattress

It is a one of a kind mattress and is specifically designed for people suffering from back pain as it aligns your spine, in a straight line, to the best extent possible. But it has also found its use for pregnant women as it provides excellent support for your back. 

It has a medium-firm feel and hence is advisable for pregnant women. The company offers a 10-year warranty and a 100 day trial period as well.

Mattress by Wakefit

 3. Dreamzee Orthocare Memory Foam Eurotop Mattress

This mattress comes with additional support at the edges to prevent it from sagging at the corners. It is a large mattress by Indian traditional standards. 

The memory foam in use is a heat-sensitive material that makes it apt for taking perfect care of the spine. It comes with a 5-year warranty.

 4. SleepyCat – Gel Memory Foam Mattress

An orthopedic budget-friendly mattress with 1 inch of Gel Memory Foam and 5 inches of High-Density Foam.

It comes with cooling crystals to regulate your body temperature throughout the night, making it perfect for pregnant women.

This mattress also provides ample back support by adjusting to the contours of the body thereby ensuring a good night’s sleep. 

It provides a 30 nights free trial period and a 10-year warranty and ships the mattress free of cost. Delivery is assured within 7-9 days across India.

One special aspect about SleepyCat is that, for every 10 mattresses they sell, they donate 1 mattress to a charity.

Beds by SleepyCat

5. Sleepyhead 6-inch Queen Size Memory Foam mattress

The Sleepyhead foam mattress has layers of memory foam and springy breathable foam in order to maintain the right density levels.
It strikes a perfect balance between firmness and bounce which is an essential aspect to consider during pregnancy. It provides maximum firmness to support almost all body types while the bounce is ideal and does not disturb your partner when you toss around in bed.

One can save up to 60% through online purchasing. The company also provides a 100-day free trial along with free delivery in a delightful box.

Beds by Sleepyhead

Pregnancy is highly demanding and strenuous for a woman. But with the perfect mattress and a good night’s sleep, it can turn into a beautiful journey towards motherhood. 

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