What is the best mattress for a front/stomach sleeper?
Ideally if you are a front/stomach sleeper a medium to firm mattress is recommended as it keeps your spine in a neutral alignment, which stops you from sinking into your mattress therefore stopping you from arching your back for the whole night, arching your back for an extended amount of time would lead to you having back pains.
Due to the nature of how our spines curve naturally it isn’t ideal to get a soft mattress, as you would easily sink into your mattress therefore causing you to have back pains, however it isn't ideal for you to buy an overly firm mattress either as it doesn’t allow you spine to fall in its natural curve, thus causing you discomfort.
What is the best mattress type for front/stomach sleepers?
When choosing what mattress type is best for a front/stomach sleeper you have to find a mattress that is both soft yet firm, but not too soft or not too firm, it is quite hard to find a sweet middle between the two nonetheless, it is still possible to find a mattress that provides the best support and comfort for a front/stomach sleeper. Some great options of mattress types are a memory foam mattress, pocket spring mattress, and a combination mattress.
However, the best out of those three mattress types for support is the pocket spring mattress as this mattress type keeps your spine in its natural alignment and it helps distribute your body weight evenly which ensures that all potential pressure points such as your rib cage, hips, knees and joints are soothed and feel comfortable and doesn’t have too much pressure put on them.
The best mattress in terms of comfort has a few more options than the best mattress in terms of support, there are several mattress that do well in this area such as a memory foam mattress, eco comfort mattress, gel foam mattress, or a latex mattress. Depending on what you are looking for if you are a front/stomach sleeper, ideally you would want to pick one of the mattress types that have been listed above.