Something like that does not exist something like the best mattress for everyone. Not when there are so many different sleeping positions. However, most people are side sleepers. The numbers vary depending on the study and the strict definition of a side sleeper between half and three quarters of people sleep on their sides. (The older and heavier you arethe more likely you are to be a side sleeper, and it is recommended that pregnant women sleep at your side.)
Firm mattresses work well for back sleepers, but side and stomach sleepers usually prefer a softer bed with some give for their hips and knees. I’m mostly a side sleeper. If you had asked me about my firmness preferences before I started reviewing box bed mattresses and testing dozens for weeks throughout the year, I would have told you the softer the better. In fact, if you’re a side sleeper, you’ll probably gravitate toward comfortable memory foam mattresses. But as I tried other models and diligently tracked my sleep on my Apple Watch, I discovered that there are the best mattresses for side sleepers both Cushion and support. The following recommendations have enough give to allow your hips to sink for natural spinal alignment without making you feel like turning is an uphill battle. Everything we recommend has been tested for at least a week. All prices shown are for queen size models.
Be sure to check out our other sleep guides, including the best mattresses, the best organic mattresses, the best bed frames, the best sleep trackers, and our guide to setting up a mattress in a box.
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