My Brest Friend Nursing Pillows FAQs - Original, Deluxe, Professional and Travel

Frequently Asked Questions

Helpful information about our complete line of nursing pillows and breastfeeding products.

Original, Deluxe, Professional, and Travel Nursing Pillows FAQ


What is the difference between your regular and deluxe nursing pillow?

Both models have all the same supportive, patented My Brest Friend features. The deluxe model offers baby-plush soft fabric and a double-featured strap that combines velcro for easy-on and the silent-release buckle for a quiet removal that won’t wake a sleeping baby.

Will new slipcovers fit my old My Brest Friend nursing pillow?


What fabrics are used to make My Best Friend nursing pillows?

The breastfeeding pillow is made of a recyclable foam and covered by a removable, machine-washable cover. The cover is made of 100% cotton for the original nursing pillow, and 100% polyester for the deluxe nursing pillow.

What should I do with my pillow when I am done breastfeeding?

Because of the personal nature of this breastfeeding product, we recommend not passing it along to other mothers. You can place your My Brest Friend nursing pillow with your other recyclables. Some moms use My Brest Friend as a support for their own activities like sewing, etc., and some use it as a play pillow for their baby learning to sit up.

Can I use My Brest Friend to nurse twins?

Yes! Many mothers use My Brest Friend to nurse twins. As long as the babies are small enough to fit onto the pillow, this should work well for all three of you. You can also use our My Brest Friend Twins Plus pillow.

Why are there two bumps on one side of the pillow surface?

These are called feeding risers and they raise the baby’s head just a bit, aiding ingestion and digestion. We incorporated this feature into our design based upon the recommendations of lactation consultants.

I just gave birth and My Brest Friend doesn’t seem to fit – why?

Within the first week of giving birth, a woman’s uterus continues to be enlarged. As your uterus begins to shrink over the course of the first week postpartum, the pillow should begin to fit more comfortably.

What sizes will the pillow fit?

My Brest Friend fits up to a 44-inch waist, making it a good choice for breastfeeding moms and even many bottle-feeding dads. Our Twin/Plus Size pillow supports larger sizes.

What is the weight limit for my baby to use My Brest Friend?

The pillow supports babies up to 18 months and about 20 pounds. More importantly is that you and your baby are comfortable.

Why is the foam core of my pillow yellow, or partially yellow?

Sometimes the pillows are made with white foam, and sometimes yellow foam. They are both good, and one is not better than the other. Occasionally, white foams over time may turn a bit yellow because of their exposure to air and aging. Foam that has turned yellow is still perfectly safe and as good as it was when it was white. Exposing the foam to direct sunlight will cause the foam to turn yellowish.

Why does the foam in my pillow have a bit of a funny smell?

If your foam has a slight smell, it is not harmful. It just needs to air out a little more. We recommend taking the cover off and exposing the foam to the open air for 12-24 hours. Do not place it in direct sunlight.