Nursing can be hard on the back and shoulders as mom works to hold baby in a supportive position. The pillow provides the support for mom. Put the open end of the pillow around momâs waist and rest baby safely on top. The shape of the pillow helps hold baby close and allows mom to rest and relax while baby is nursing. When the pillow gets messy simply remove the cover and in the washer and dryer. The pillow is designed to hold its shape and firmness. Pillow and its cover, Fibre filled.