Best Mattress Selection for the Elderly and the Pregnant

Have you ever slept in a different bed, maybe away on vacation or visiting with friends and relatives and when you wake the following day it is like you were exposed to hard labor through the night? Your body aches and your muscles are totally fatigued, most likely you slept on an unsuitable mattress.  Our beds are the most important furniture because we spend most of our night resting on them. An elderly person is weak and susceptible to body pains such as the back, neck, shoulders, hips and general joint problems. Pregnant women too have a lot of body changes happening and so they need a mattress that will accommodate their needs. A good comfort mattress should be able to relieve one of joint pains, alleviate pain and align the spine. Whatever your budget, preference and purpose you will most definitely find something that is suitable. Herein is a short review of what good mattresses are available in the market for each of these two groups of people.

Pregnant Lady

  • Loom & Leaf

Loom and Leaf mattresses features in our top picks as far as pregnant lady and sleep is concerned. The mattress is made of 12 inches and 4 layers of memory foam. The materials used to make this bed are of high quality plush, hypoallergenic, plant-based and breathable. Lined with a cooling gel layer, which is responsible for controlling the bed temperature while you sleep in comfort. This bed comes in two different support levels in terms of firmness (8 out of 10 as well as 5 out of 10).

Loom & Leaf Memory Foam Mattress Loom & Leaf Memory Foam Mattress Highlights
"High-density memory foams for an extremely supportive, pressure-relieving feel"
Brand:Loom & Leaf
FirmnessMedium/5.5, Firm/8
TypeMemory Foam
CompatibleTwin, Twin XL,Full, Queen, King, California King
Trial120 nights
Warranty15 years
DeliveryFree shipping and returns
PerfectSide,Back,Stomach sleeper

  • Nectar

This is another excellent choice for pregnant ladies who are on a low budget. This bed features 11 inches thickness and four different foams of layers. The top material is made of soft plush and cool Tencel material. The foam used is fairly firm and does not allow excessive sinkage which is why it is recommended for pregnant ladies and couples. Nectar is a good mattress for all sleeping positions which offers support for the back, hips and shoulder. It is ideal for use even post pregnancy and there is no need of replacing it since pregnancy lasts for a few months at a time.

Nectar Memory Foam Mattress Nectar Memory Foam Mattress Highlights
"Optimal comfort and support everywhere with appropriate firmness"
FirmnessMedium Firm/6
CompatibleTwin, Twin XL,Full,Queen, King, California King
DeliveryFree shipping and returns
PerfectSide,Back sleeper

The Elderly

When looking into elderly comfortable mattresses, you should go for one that is firm made of latex or memory foam. The two quality types of mattresses are recommended to elderly people with back pains as well as arthritis.

  • Casper

This is an award winning mattress that is designed to align the spine for a good night sleep. The Casper mattress is made of four layers of open cell foams with tiny pores that allow breathability so that older person can enjoy a comfortable and cool sleep without worrying about overheating. It is firm yet comfortable, lined with breathable material. The mattress comes with a 10 year warranty; to me this is proof of quality.

Casper Essential Foam Mattress Casper Essential Foam Mattress Highlights
"Coolness and support in a average-priced design"
Thickness8 1/2″
CompatibleTwin,Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, Canifornia King
Trial100 nights
Warranty10 years Limited
DeliveryFree shipping and returns
PerfectBack sleeper

Casper Original Foam Mattress Casper Original Foam Mattress Highlights
"A good option for side sleepers and light/average weight folks"
CompatibleTwin,Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, Canifornia King
Trial100 nights
Warranty10 years Limited
DeliveryFree shipping and returns
PerfectSide, Back sleeper

  • WinkBeds

The WinkBed is one of those quality mattresses incorporating spring coils and foam mattress for the extra comfort. Other features include the 3-step back relief system for the joints and the back. The bed has the unique lumbar support pad which provides extra support and relaxation. The mattress has a well balanced ventilation system and TENCEL cover which is extracted from eucalyptus and thus cooler than linen. This bed comes with a full lifetime replacement warranty.

WinkBeds Hybrid Mattress WinkBeds Hybrid Mattress Highlights
"Extra edge for anti-sage support and Triple layer heat-disperse technology"
FirmnessSoft/4.5, Luxury Firm/6.5, Firm/7
TypeFoam and Pocketed coils
Thickness14 1/2″
CompatibleTwin, Twin XL, Full, King, Queen, California King
Trial120 nights
DeliveryFree shipping and returns
PerfectSide,Back, Stomach sleeper

It might seem like a joke having to change a mattress that has served you well through the years. But as time goes by, our body and physical needs change and we just have to give in to their demands. Change is as good as a rest. If truly you are tired of your mattress and feel like it is no longer serving you well, hit the market. Conduct thorough research, read customer reviews consider your personal preferences then settle for the best mattress.