Nursing can be hard on the back and shoulders as the mom works to hold the baby in a supportive position. The pillow provides 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 the baby close and allows the mom to rest and relax while the 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.