Are you a Side Sleeper? - Find the Right Pillow for You!

Are you someone who assumes every pillow is the same?

The truth is, you could be missing out on a pillow that could change the way you sleep. Whether you're a side, back, or stomach sleeper, the wrong pillow can cause pain around the neck, back, or shoulders. 

As you can in the image above, the comfort of your sleep depends greatly on the pillow and the mattress you sleep on. For side sleepers, the ideal pillow would provide the right height to keep your spine properly aligned.

If your pillow is too high, your neck will bend upwards and out of proper alignment. If your pillow is too low, your neck will be positioned downwards causing unalignment.

So how do we select the ideal pillow? It all depends on your height and weight. 

In the chart above, take a second to find your height and weight in 3 different zones: green, yellow and the red.

If you are a someone in the green area we recommend you go with firmness: soft or regular. If you are someone who prefers a little firmness then go with the regular latex pillow.

We recommend to those in the yellow zone to go with either the Regular/ Firm. If you are someone who prefers the firm side then go with a Firm.

Red Zone sleepers should go with the Firm. If you are looking for a softer feel then you can try the Regular.

Choosing the right pillow would allow you to eliminate any pain your current pillow is causing you. The main reason why many of you experience body discomfort the moment you wake up is because your body is not aligned during your sleep. You must position your body in a way your neck and spine are getting the support they need.

The ideal pillow for side sleepers would...
  • be at the right height to keep the spine aligned.
  • keep you aligned throughout the night. It should not collapse and bend your neck downward.
  • give you enough comfort to get a good night's sleep.  

A high quality, natural/organic latex pillow is the best option. Latex pillows are supportive, soft and are known to have excellent pain relieving qualities. They stay in place, and do not clump up or develop hollow spots. They are also anti-microbial and hypoallergenic, so they give off no foul odors. 

Now, here is a selection of the finest Natural/Organic Latex pillows for side sleepers to choose from on MyOrganicSleep:


Natural Latex Dunlop

  • Sizes Available: Standard
  • Firmness Available : Regular

Natural Latex Low Loft Pillow

  • Size Available: Standard
  • Firmness Available: Soft , Firm

Latex Contour Pillow (best one if you experience neck pain)

  • Available in Natural & Organic
  • Loft Available: Normal & Low-Loft

Organic Cotton Pillow

  • Sizes Available: Standard, Queen, King
  • The process of this pillow is not available in different firmness
  • This pillow tends to be a little firmer than other pillows

Organic Latex Pillow

  • Sizes Available: Standard, Queen, King
  • Dual zone designed
  • Pin-Core Design:  delivers superior air flow to prevent build up of moisture.
  • This pillow tends to be a little firmer than other pillows

Talalay Natural Latex Pillow

  • Sizes Available: Standard, Queen, King
  • Firmness Available: Regular, Soft

Have any questions or still need help making a choice? Chat with us on our home page or simply send us an email at

Disclaimer: Information mentioned above are just recommendations, we are not doctors. If you are experiencing any pain, please consult your doctor.

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