Down Pillows for Male Stomach Sleepers

Choosing the right pillow for you depends on 2 factors:

  1. Your Sleep Surface (Mattress Firmness)
  2. Your Sleep Style (Side, Back, Stomach)

1. Sleep Surface Mattress Firmness

No matter if you sleep on the floor, a foam mattress, or a mattress with a pillow top, it is important to understand that your sleeping surface impacts your neck and, in turn, your quality of sleep.

NOTICE: When your mattress is softer, you will compress the sleep surface. This reduces the area your pillow needs to fill.

2. Sleep Style (Stomach Sleepers)

Firm Mattress
Male Stomach sleepers on a 'firm' surface mattress compress the sleep surface the least. A firmer pillow is best for those who select a firm sleep surface so that the head is properly supported. Firm Down Pillows

Medium Mattress
Male Stomach sleepers who select a ‘medium’ surface mattress do compress the sleeping surface a fair amount. For proper head support, a medium pillow is recommended. Medium Down Pillows

Soft Mattress
A soft pillow provides ideal head support to stomach sleepers who choose a ‘soft’ surface mattress. These individuals compress the sleeping surface the most. Soft Down Pillows

Pillow Density Formula

Sleep Surface + Sleep Style = Recommended Pillow Density


A man of average height (~ 5’9) who tends to sleep on his back on a pillow top mattress would typically need a soft to medium density pillow.

PLEASE REMEMBER: Selecting a pillow is a very personal decision. Our recommended pillow formula is merely a guideline to help you choose the perfect pillow for you.

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