why you need a power bed if you’re a mom or mom-to-be
By Rachel Wong
If you're pregnant or already a mom, you know that sleep is both the
sweetest thing and the hardest thing to get at the same time. What if there was something that would help
you get comfortable, something that would make your life a little easier every day and every night?
You may have heard about power beds or adjustable bases before. Your grandma might have had one, and if so,
you may be picturing an old clunky medical-looking device that sounds like a dying power drill when it
moves. Well, it's like the power beds of old have aged backwards and got their braces off: today's
seamlessly blend into your Insta-worthy bedroom and are quiet when they move. They connect with your phone,
some have massage, and they have life-enhancing, marriage-boosting positions like anti-snore. These aren't
your grandma's power beds anymore. And let me tell you: they make every minute in bed more comfortable.
Six Power Bed Perks for Pregnancy and Beyond
Find comfort with unlimited adjustability. Pregnancy is nine months long. That's 275
nights and 2,190
long hours if you're trying to get comfortable. A power bed gives you individual degrees of
it's like having a couch that can be turned into a chair, a chaise, or a lounger at the touch of a
We recommend zero gravity (which raises your feet and head to induce weightlessness) for side sleeping.
Give relief to your swollen feet. Sure, during the day you might be cramming your new
into the last pair of shoes that still fits, but at the end of the day, you just want sweet relief.
Forget the tipsy stack of throw pillows: with a power bed you can easily elevate your feet with a power
base to reduce the swelling.
Get the support you need after delivery. Your body is
absolutely amazing—pregnancy is proof, but having a baby still does quite a number on a lot of areas
down there. If you had a C-section, your body is recovering from both childbirth and a major surgery. In
either instance, you can probably use all the help you can get. A power bed gives remarkable support
for your stomach and abs while getting in and out of bed for the umpteenth time.
Nurse comfortably. Power beds turn your warm
bed into a nursing chair in the middle of the night and make nursing ten times easier. You can even get
split or split-top mattress options so you can be feeding while your partner is still silently in
anti-snore position next to you.
Experience stress-relieving massage. If there were ever a stage of
life to get extra stress relief from long days, the early stages of motherhood would be a perfect time.
Many power beds come with massage options that have proven circulation-enhancing benefits.
Have a bed that fits your lifestyle. You probably use your bed for more than just
sleeping: it might be your living room for reading or watching your favorite show, it's a table for
breakfast in bed, it's the best spot for snuggling with your partner and your growing family. Power beds
make those sweet, normal, everyday moments a lot more comfortable.