How to use a Boppy pillow? Update 06/2023

If you use your Boppy pillow just for nursing then you should read this article. A Boppy pillow can be used for more than many ways not just for nursing.

The birth of a baby is such a beautiful, joyous and really very exciting occasion in one’s life. If you are creating registry then add a boppy pillow in this list at first because it is really a very useful baby related item.

  A boppy pillow is usually a c shaped pillow come with a removable and decorative cover.

1.    Use it as a pregnancy pillow

A boppy pillow is great when you are pregnant and want to hit the sack at night. A boppy pillow will provide you support because the middle portion of the pillow left open allows you to accommodate the baby bump. A boppy pillow will take all the strain off.

2.    Use a boppy pillow for sitting  

A boppy pillow is a great tool to provide support to your baby who is strong enough to support own neck. A boppy pillow provides core strength to your baby so that they can sit on their own. 

No matter whether your baby does not need core strength to sit but if you need to make your babysits for a longer time then you should provide support with a boppy pillow so that your baby will not feel tired.

3.    Use a boppy pillow to hold your gadgets

It is really very surprising for most of the peoples out there because usually, people don’t use a boppy pillow to hold gadgets.

When your baby starts showing interest to play with your gadgets such as mobile phones, laptop then you can prop up your gadgets in boppy pillow making your gadgets safe as well as offering a great view to your kid.

4.    Use boppy pillow as bottle feeding

Boppy pillows can be used as a bottle feeding. A boppy pillow can provide support to the baby such that feeder just needs to pick the bottle.

You can also use a boppy pillow at the time of breastfeeding for the same task. If you have a baby with C-section then it will be extremely useful for you in breastfeeding.

5.    Sibling support

Big brothers and sisters welcome a newborn kid with love and there is nothing make them happier than holding siblings in their little arms. A boppy pillow will help you if you have a fear while holding a newborn baby in siblings nap.

A boppy pillow helps siblings to hold a baby more securely and now siblings can hold a baby for a long time without worrying.

6.    Use it as a neck pillow

Is it time to travel? If yes then you can use a boppy pillow as neck pillow to provide support to your neck on a long trip or when you need to take a flight.

A boppy pillow is also useful to keep all the items such as your water bottle, earphones, sippy cups and others at one place when you need to travel.

7.    For a secure baby laying

A baby pillow will create a little nest around your baby such that your baby will lay down securely.  But you can’t live your baby unsupervised even when you have given support of a boppy pillow because babies tend to wiggle themselves from the position. While a boppy pillow allows your baby to have secure laying but still you have to take care of your baby at each moment.

8.    Snuggle support

Babies love to snuggle when you snuggle your baby they just slept a quality sleep. Sometimes it becomes really very difficult to handle the weight of the baby with your arms in such conditions, a boppy pillow will help you out. A boppy pillow will provide support to your baby so that your baby can snuggle with you till longer time and you don’t need to support your baby with your arms all the time. 

9.    Use it after a bath

If you are bathing your baby alone then you need some assistance which can provide support to your baby when you lay down your baby on a bed or on a couch. Then what can be better than a boppy pillow?

Provide support to your baby when you need to grab your baby’s towel, clothes, diapers, supplies and others.

10.    Use as nursing

Nursing is considered the original function of a boppy pillow. It wraps around the waist of a mother such that baby will have a direct tummy contact with mother without supporting with arms.

11.    Use a boppy pillow to aid congestion

If your baby is suffering from cold then a boppy pillow will help you. With the help of a boppy pillow, the head and the neck of the kid will remain elevated so that they can breathe and can have a comfortable sleep even when they are suffering from cold.

These are the various ways by which you can use a boppy pillow. Now you can use a boppy pillow everywhere, where you have not even imagined before. A boppy pillow will make your life easier from your pregnancy to the upbringing of your kid. A boppy pillow will help you to keep your baby secure and safe and will work as your assistant.   

Is it safe to use a boppy pillow?

Boppy pillows are enough safe to use but till then when you use them properly. If you don’t use these properly then these can also become unsafe.

Like when you support your baby with a boppy pillow still you need to keep your eye on your baby.  So you should not leave your baby unsupervised in a boppy pillow. If your baby feels comfortable in the pillow and dozes off then it is better to lay them on the bed to avoid an accident.

A boppy pillow is 100 percent safe in use but you have to pay attention to your baby when your baby is playing with it or sitting in it. You can make your life easier with the help of a boppy pillow.